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Millicent Rogers Museum

1504 Millicent Rogers Rd, Taos, NM 87571
575-758-2462
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Ranked #2 of 40 Attractions in Taos
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums, Specialty Museums
Owner description: This impressive museum has more than a dozen galleries with some 5000 pieces of Native American and Hispanic art, including furniture, weaving,... more » Owner description: This impressive museum has more than a dozen galleries with some 5000 pieces of Native American and Hispanic art, including furniture, weaving, paintings, pottery and a celebrated collection of Native American jewelry. « less
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Los Angeles, California
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92 reviews 92 reviews
33 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

There is a little of everything here and it is displayed well. I fell in love with her jewelry display, unbelievable. We visited late in the afternoon. The only downside was it was quite warm & stuffy inside. Try visiting earlier in the day.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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90 reviews 90 reviews
34 attraction reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Well, it's a few miles west of Taos, but this is one of the most impressive museums in the Taos area. Millicent Rogers lived an interesting, exotic life. With subsequent donations from her family and others, this museum has some of the best historic Indian pottery, rugs, and jewelry in New Mexico. It has about a dozen rooms and everything... More

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Dallas, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Wonderful museum with diverse displays. Millicent's story is interesting- she was indeed glamorous. We enjoyed the pottery displays, particularly the Maria Martinez area and the black on black pottery (check the display where they describe how the pots are fired). Millicent's jewelry was impressive- lifestyles of the rich. My favorite was the Harvey displays (Harvey girls and hotels)- Fred Harvey... More

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Woodland, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

An eclectic mix of old and new. Very interesting and unusual for a museum. Nothing else to say to fill the required 50 characters.

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colorado springs CO
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Millicent moved from Hollywood to Taos when her romance with Clark Gable ended. She set about collecting most everything of interest and value in the area--unbelievable assortment of everything Indian, relics and whatever she liked--money no object and times were such she could acquire almost anything she wanted.

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Scottsdale, AZ
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66 reviews 66 reviews
21 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The Millicent Rogers museum was establish in 1956 by her family in her memory and to showcase the arts and culture of the southwest that played an important part in Millicent’s life. Her three sons were the leading forces in the establishment of the museum. Her son, Paul-Peralta-Ramos, devoted much of his life in building the collection of more than... More

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New York City, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The collection of artworks within this historic adobe were the gift of Millicent Roger's son. The house itself is not the residence of Millicent Rogers, a NY socialite who removed herself from the City to follow her passion in the burgeoning art colony of Taos New Mexico in the early years of the century. Wonderful collection of Native American (mostly... More

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Dallas, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

What a fantastic collection of New Mexican art and pottery!!! We spent about 2 hours admiring the collections! The gift shop was great!

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Amherst, Massachusetts
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57 reviews 57 reviews
22 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This is a great collection of New Mexican art including pottery, weaving and wood carving. The number of items on display was a bit overwhelming; could use a little more curating and there were a fair number of typos in the descriptions which is a little off putting in a museum of this caliber. Nevertheless, an interesting afternoon, especially the... More

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Kansas City, Kansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Pretty building, some lovely art but, all in all, nothing to go out of the way for. My 12 year old granddaughter and husband did not find the visit at all interesting. I found it a pleasant enough trip but was expecting much more.

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