This museum was one of the highlights of our visit. Beautifully displayed and extremely educational. We spent 3hours there with lunch as an intermission.
The New Mexico History Museum has an outstanding exhibit that will run through spring 2014 on cowboys. The exhibit starts with the arrival of the Spanish Vaqueros and runs through popular film and advertising of today. Along with outstanding items on display, the exhibit includes interactive iPads that allow visitors to watch film clips. There are a number of audio... More
Great exhibit on cowboys in New Mexico. This is a nice museum and so close to the plaza. I also recommend visiting the old museum next door. So much history and the building dates back to the 17th century.
Lots of good exhibits with interesting details about the history of NM. Good for all ages, even children. The cowboy exhibit and the artifacts were very interesting. Well worth it to take the time to go.
Get a chance to watch an old time movie filmed here. Great New Mexico artifacts. Great, great paraphanelia you could swear you are in the Rodeo Hall of Fame with more wagons and saddles. #1 pick for first time visitors to Sante Fe.
My mom and I visited this museum as part of her 74th birthday trip. We were really looking forward to this museum to learn about the history of all the people in the area, but particularly the native people. Instead, there was one small room that discussed the native people. The remainder of the large exhibit should have been retitled... More
This was a fabulous opportunity to learn things about the history of the development of New Mexico. So much to see! Need to allow several hours to see it all, but it's well worth it!
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