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Museum of Indian Arts & Culture

710 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, NM 87505-7511
+1 505-476-1269
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Extremely interesting

We really enjoyed this museum. The exhibits are very well done. There are videos associated with... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Wanda R
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Greenfield, Wisconsin
Wonderful exhibits

The museum highlights the artifacts and cultures of the Navajo, Apache and Pueblo peoples. There... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sharon L
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Palo Alto, California
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The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, one of four museums in the Museum of New Mexico system, is a premier repository of Native art and material culture and tells the stories of the people of the Southwest from pre-history through contemporary art. The museum serves a diverse, multicultural audience through changing exhibitions, public lectures, field trips, artist residencies, and other educational programs.
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710 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, NM 87505-7511
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We really enjoyed this museum. The exhibits are very well done. There are videos associated with many of the exhibits which are very interesting and not long. I learned a lot. The museum store has a lot of merchandise which is reasonably priced. There is...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The museum highlights the artifacts and cultures of the Navajo, Apache and Pueblo peoples. There are small audio-visual screens that are located around the museum where native peoples talk about fifferent aspects of their experiences and culture.

Thank Sharon L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic collection. Great insight into tradition, culture and history. Watch the videos and wonder through all the rooms.

Thank Margaret O
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is always on our list when we visit Santa Fe. The exhibits rotate so there is always something new. Great displays and graphics that show historic and current Indian arts and culture. The gift shop is well worth a visit also.

Thank Elizabeth B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arriving early, we were able to catch remnants of the previous night’s snow on the outdoor sculptures. We enjoyed the Here Now and Always, the pottery, and the shoe exhibits. Such wonderful attention to detail and effort to educate in all three. If we’d had...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Indian art work was lovely and our group really enjoyed the drive to museum hill. The view was great.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went here thinking it would be a "quick stop". Wow were we wrong. Three floors of amazing art and period pieces that are so unique you find yourself stuck admiring and reading about the piece. Its so much more than we imagined. We even...More

Thank Tim V
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

A must visit particularly if you are new to traveling in the Souhwest as one will learn about the cultures, land and spirituality Wonderful introduction

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

The museums in this lovely complex are worth visiting. We spent the entire day here and it was a highlight of our visit.

Thank Lisa D
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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Located on museum hill in Santa Fe, this center is only one of many attractions in this area. Beautifully done with great collections of native American pottery, textiles and art from around 500 BC to current. Well preserved. Docent available for questions. Reasonable price and...More

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Keektoo
14 May 2017|
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Response from J T | Reviewed this property |
You can "catch" the free Santa Fe pickup and ride to Museum Hill to the Museum. The SF Pickup route downtown (Historic District) will take you to the PERA lot on the Paseo de Peralta (across the street from the Roundhouse... More
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Poppygirlno1
5 January 2017|
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Response from Samoguy | Reviewed this property |
Kai B posted a good summary. I would add to that that there is an app that you can download from the Santa visitor's website with the route of the shuttle
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Karr1234
17 April 2016|
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Response from tlceey | Reviewed this property |
I found this notice on the Museum's website: "During the Summer months, from May through October, the museum is open each day from 10am-5pm, including Mondays." I hope that answers your question. Plan on several hours to... More
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