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Address: 710 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone Number: 505-476-1250
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: This museum, which has a 42,000 piece collection, is a must for those...
This museum, which has a 42,000 piece collection, is a must for those interested in Indian culture.
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Beautiful and Interesting Museum

Visited here in April of this year while visiting Santa Fe. I enjoyed the museum, there is a great deal to see here and the exhibits have a wealth of reading involved, so took... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Modesto, California
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Modesto, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Visited here in April of this year while visiting Santa Fe. I enjoyed the museum, there is a great deal to see here and the exhibits have a wealth of reading involved, so took some time to get through it all. My husband was not as impressed and did not spend as much time looking as I did. The exhibits... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Don't miss the awesome exhibit Turquoise, Water, Sky: The Stone and Its Meaning, which runs to May 2, 2016. My wife is a jeweler, and we were blown away by the beautiful hand-crafted boxes, pendants, bracelets -- and even a crown. This is the best collection of the colored stone in the US.

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Willoughby Hills, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

It had been a long time since I had been to the museum. It has changed and is so nicely laid out to allow one to walk through reading and seeing the history as you go.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

No Native American stuff here - it's a world class American Indian museum, run by American Indians. Try to coordinate a tour with a museum guide - it's great. All exhibitions are insightful & very interesting. I really liked the Indian jewelry exhibit. Got to visit when in Santa Fe.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We loved the jewelry exhibit. Just beautiful. And the people in the museum were so very friendly. Would definitely come back once again.

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Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Loved this museum, the outside sculptures are beautiful and unusual and larger than life size. The Indian arts displayed are absolutely beautiful and appreciate the costumes and jewelry, headdresses, etc. worn by various tribes. You need a car to get to this museum because it is on the outskirts of Santa Fe but a bus from downtown goes right by... More 

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Denton, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

While the collection is well organized by geographic regions and related characteristics, we have visited more exciting museums devoted to Native American art and culture such as one near Casas Grandes in northwestern Mexico.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is a great history lesson with a lot of things to learn! You do need some time to spend if you want to soak everything up. I feel that some of the descriptions could be a little shorter, but just plan on spending a few hours!

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Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I thoroughly enjoyed learning about Native American history and modern-day culture. The artifacts were exceptional and the written descriptions of each brought them to life. I received a discount for going the last hour of the day, which I appreciated.

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This museum is so beautiful! A great way to learn about the American Indian culture, their history and art. A lot to learn and see. Definitely a must see in Santa Fe.

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Additional Information about Museum of Indian Arts & Culture

Address: 710 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone Number: 505-476-1250
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
Open Hours:
Sunday 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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