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Address: 215 E de Vargas St, Lower Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2703
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+1 505-988-1944
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800-year old Adobe house; considered the oldest house in the United States.

800-year old Adobe house; considered the oldest house in the United States.

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Interesting to see the way people used to live. The house is well maintained and a short visit. I would not make a special trip but if you are close by worth a stop.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Todd G
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Hobbs, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It was amazing. Very friendly staff , my kids enjoyed it. Very small so if you have strollers you wont fit. Read all the little cards you will be surprised at what you read . caught us off guard to read about witches.

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Thank Karla M
Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The visit is free and only takes a few minutes. Nice to drop in and view. It is near the historic church which is also a must see.

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Thank Gary M
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Its amazing for this structure to be part of santa fe for centures and to still be just as it was when it was built somehting you have to see

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Thank angelhrtduv
Hobbs, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting to see the way people used to live. The house is well maintained and a short visit. I would not make a special trip but if you are close by worth a stop.

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Thank Todd G
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The small, history house gives one the experience of how this residen have lived hundreds of years ago. And We are a thank now the life made easier than that。

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Thank jeanyen2015
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Next to the San Miguel Chapel, so visit both. Free to see and the gift shop has some excellent jewelry and gifts.

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The oldest house is placed just opposite the San Miguel church, the oldest in the US. The house is covered by real adobe stuff, so you can get a good idea how the original Pueblo style looks like. It shares a small yard with a very good pizza restaurant.

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Guilford, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Allows you to see the construction method for a very old building, next to the Loretto Chapel with their very small rooms.

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Thank nikonman50
Devils Lake, North Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not a lot to see but if you are walking by, it is worth a look. Neat little place. There is really only a small room but historic. They also have a gift shop inside.

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Thank Ben D
Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

This is a free attraction which provides an opportunity to imagine how inhabitants lived hundreds of years ago, Gift shop attached.

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