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Address: 222 Ledoux St, Taos, NM 87571
Phone Number: 505 758 0505
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Description: Dedicated to the two painters who ended up in Taos in the late 1880s due...
Dedicated to the two painters who ended up in Taos in the late 1880s due to a broken wagon wheel and stayed to form the Taos Society of Artists.
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Local/Tourist a MUST visit

Blumenschein Home/Museum and North Gallery is where History was made and continues today to enrich people of all ages that come through their doors. Come ane relive history of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 23, 2014
Phyllis C N
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Taos, New Mexico
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Taos, New Mexico
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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Blumenschein Home/Museum and North Gallery is where History was made and continues today to enrich people of all ages that come through their doors. Come ane relive history of yesterday today and tomorrow.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

While the art is great, I found myself more intrigued by the carvings and the house itself. He was a master craftsman.

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Texas
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225 reviews 225 reviews
74 attraction reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

We love museums, so it is hard to give a bad review to a museum, but we have to be honest. This was a disappointment. The house itself is dank and dark. The artwork is so-so. We cannot recommend this museum. Sorry!

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Owens Cross Roads, Alabama
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

My wife had been here before and was disappointed due to some items no longer shown but over all it was very nice and enjoyable. If you are a "art person" you'll enjoy your visit.

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Top Contributor
202 reviews 202 reviews
82 attraction reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Expected more Early Taos artist art to be on display. House was interesting. More impressed with 2013 visit. After studying more about the Taos Colony, returned this summer for a more in depth second visit and found less of the art than expected.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

The house, beautifully restored and furnished, displays a nice cross section of art by Ernest Blumenschein, his wife Mary Greene and daughter Helen, as well as other Taos artists, along with background information on the Taos artists school. The descriptive information was well done, a good thing since the docent when we visited just sat outside, and couldn't answer the... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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126 reviews 126 reviews
62 attraction reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Visiting this museum/home gives one a good insight to what life was like in Taos when it was settled in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Blumenschein was one of the most important of the Taos School of Artists and you can see some of his paintings and those of his comrades inside this sprawling house that seems to go... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

There is not much to this, but it was kind of interesting. It was the home of the Blumenschein artists. Furnished historically and with some art on the walls.

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Denver, Colorado
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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

If you want to explore the history of American artists in New Mexico, this is the place to do it, with fine examples of the artwork by the Blumenschein family - husband, wife, and daughter.

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Paso Robles, CA
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239 reviews 239 reviews
55 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The home provides a great picture of how life must have been like for the Blumenscheins during the early 20th Century. The art collection includes both work by the husband and wife, plus special collections. Well worth a visit.

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