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Allan Houser Sculpture Gardens

26 ABCD Haozous Road, Santa Fe, NM 87502 (Downtown)
505 471 1528
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Ranked #35 of 109 attractions in Santa Fe
Type: Gardens
Most recent review
- Jun 12, 2014
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Many people who may even live in Santa Fe have not ventured to this site. Do yourself a favor and drive on out...Allan Houser's work is very soulful and moving. The way the work is placed on the grounds between of meandering paths local plants is just lovely. I encourage all Santa Feans who have not seen this beautiful place... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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79 reviews 79 reviews
15 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

I'm a big fan of Allan Houser Indian Sculpture so I love this place. I've seen many of his works at the Smithsonian in Washington D.C. and it's nice we have representation of his incredible sculptures here in the southwest. It's a definite must if you like great, iconic art.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Put this on your list when you travel to Santa Fe. Appointments for tours should be made and you won't be sorry. Just wonderful works by Allan Houser.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

If you have two hours to spend, plus 30 minutes travel time by car, don't miss this almost mystical place. A great master, Allan Houser was prolific and his works dot the 150 acre compound, some massive, some small, some marble, some bronze...all of them spectacular.

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4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

What a tranquil and memorizing location. The works by Houser are amazing and the tour Docent was very imformative. Really a must see while in Santa Fe!!

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10 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013 via mobile

Tours are by appointment! Good to know before you take the half-hour drive. At least Rt. 14 is designated a scenic drive...

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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20 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Having spent a few hours walking through the grounds with a very knowledgeable guide, we have a whole new appreciation for this most remarkable artist. Well worth the scenic drive out there.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

Alan Houser studio and work space with multiple examples of one of NM's Best sculptors (deceased). Beautiful grounds and a short drive from Santa Fe. Also a terrific gift shop and apportunity to purchase work.

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

This incredible place is well worth the trip. Housers scultures are set in a lovely garden. The excellent video and the docents explain his history and lifes work. The pieces are awe inspiring. I only wish I could afford to buy one of his works.

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