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La Hacienda del los Martinez

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Address: Ranchitos Rd, Taos, NM 87571
Phone Number: 505/758-0505
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Interesting look into New Mexico's colonial past. Well worth the visit! A little hard to find, but very near the famous church at Ranchos de Taos, so it is easy to combine the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Interesting look into New Mexico's colonial past. Well worth the visit! A little hard to find, but very near the famous church at Ranchos de Taos, so it is easy to combine the excursion and see both.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Nice place to spend an hour or two seeing what life was like in the area two hundred years ago. The museum is also very interesting and well laid out. The small stream that runs by the place is also nice for a picnic.

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New Westminster, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We spent an hour or so looking around La Hacienda del los Martinez in Taos. The original dwelling has been turned into a fascinating view into past life in the area, when the Hacienda was a major hub on the Mexican/American trade route. Various rooms have been set up to look like they would have back in the mid-1800's. Others... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

There are many good opportunities to learn about Native American history and culture in NM. Here's a good opportunity to learn about another important & interesting stage of NM's development - Spanish Colonial settlers. You get a self-guided tour of a house with a fairly stark exterior and a set of rooms arranged around two courtyards. The exterior & courtyards... More 

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Alvin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This museum symbolizes the life of the early settlers in the southwest. The hand built adobe structure with the hand hewn beams and doors is a real marvel. The restoration and upkeep of the Martinez hacienda is in good order. There is a small fee but it is well worth the tour(self guided)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The hacienda and its occupants, the Martinez family, are a look back to the era where the Santa Fe trail and Camino Real brought trade through this Hacienda. Martinez looked both east, to the Americans, and South to Mexico to engage in trade and barter for both subsistence and profit. The adobe hacienda served multiple generations who influenced the territory... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The Martinez museum is actually an old preserved hacienda with all the original old doors, windows & hardward. It is a big square building with the middle being two large open courtyards and you can see the entrances to all the dozen or more rooms. Among them are: bedrooms, weaving room with several looms, kitchen, religious with excellent large old... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

A very old adobe structure built in the courtyard style. Doors to the various rooms enter the building from the courtyard, centralizing all of the purposed rooms - nicely restored and informative signage. Good for the whole family to see and learn from. EXCELLENT collection/museum of old religious artwork.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Visit if you can. It is not a glitzy tour spot but quite interesting in it's history and how the well to do people lived at that time in history in the Taos area. It is a self guided walking tour of the compound.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This Hacienda was the focal point of early 19th century life in the Taos area. This large double courtyard structure probably housed 60 people who ran it and the ranchero. I can't imagine that an 1820 visitor to Taos would miss doing business here. Be sure to stop in.

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Additional Information about La Hacienda del los Martinez

Address: Ranchitos Rd, Taos, NM 87571
Phone Number: 505/758-0505
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Taos
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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