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Ranked #1 of 153 attractions in Santa Fe
Category: Art Galleries
An art gallery specializing in 19th- and 20th-century American art.
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Ranked #2 of 153 attractions in Santa Fe
Category: Tours; Observatories/ Planetariums
Owner description: Here in New Mexico, we still have skies that are clear and dark enough to explore the many fascinating jewels of the night.... more » Owner description: Here in New Mexico, we still have skies that are clear and dark enough to explore the many fascinating jewels of the night. Our safe and secure observing site is an easy drive out of Santa Fe. Come spend an evening getting acquainted with some of nature’s most distant and beautiful creations. A giant telescope and our expert guide will spark your sense of wonder with close-up views of planets, nebulae, star clusters and distant galaxies. « less
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Ranked #3 of 153 attractions in Santa Fe
Category: ; Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: Open 10am to 5pm Tuesdays through Sundays, closed on Mondays from November through April. Open daily 10am to 5pm May through... more » Owner description: Open 10am to 5pm Tuesdays through Sundays, closed on Mondays from November through April. Open daily 10am to 5pm May through October from 10am to 5pm. Current exhibitions include Between Two Worlds: Folk Artists Reflect on the Immigrant Experience is in the Mark Naylor and Dale Gunn Gallery of Conscience through the January 17, 2016. The exhibition is part of a National Dialogue on Immigration, gallery activities include drawing and responding to the question "You have to leave your home, you can only take what you an carry, What do you bring?" On paper via tweet. More than 120,000 objects are on display in the long term exhibition Multiple Visions, A Common Bond by architect and designer Alexander Girard. This international folk art collection includes miniature buildings, streets and village scenes from more than 100 different countries. There are no text panels in this exhibition, the cases are numbered. If you miss the Docent walk-in tour, pick up a multi-media tour at the front desk or a grab a gallery guide at either entrance. « less
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Ranked #4 of 153 attractions in Santa Fe
Category: Museums
Owner description: We are located INSIDE the mall at DeVargas Center! The mall entrance closest to our store is next to the UA Cinema 6 movie... more » Owner description: We are located INSIDE the mall at DeVargas Center! The mall entrance closest to our store is next to the UA Cinema 6 movie theater, we are located between the theater and the Queen's Ransom store. The Museum features Oliver Greer's Crawlywood Collection, a staggering assortment of 2,400 mounted insects, arachnids and other bugs from all over the world. You will also see the Harrell Houses' own collection of LIVE invertebrates including dozens of live tarantulas, scorpions, centipedes, millipedes and other amazing creepy-crawlies! Hours: Monday-Friday 10AM to 7PM Saturday 10 AM - 6PMSunday 12PM - 5PM Location: DeVargas Center, 556 C North Guadalupe, Santa Fe NM 87501. Museum and store are Inside the Mall. No admission required to visit store, the Harrell House Science Shop offers a wide range of educational toys, dinosaur models, fossils, mounted insects, original art, jewelry, souvenirs and more!Museum Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for Children 12 and under. « less
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Ranked #5 of 153 attractions in Santa Fe
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
This cathedral was built in 1886, and is known for its beautiful Romanesque architecture.
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Ranked #6 of 153 attractions in Santa Fe
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: Liquid Light Glass, owned and operated by Elodie Holmes since 1987, is a contemporary glass studio and gallery offering world... more » Owner description: Liquid Light Glass, owned and operated by Elodie Holmes since 1987, is a contemporary glass studio and gallery offering world class glass art and classes. Liquid Light Glass is part of the Baca Street Arts District- a community of local artists and small businesses primarily located on or near Baca Street in Santa Fe, NM. « less
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Ranked #7 of 153 attractions in Santa Fe
Category: ; Art Museums; Museums
This museum, which has a 42,000 piece collection, is a must for those interested in Indian culture.
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Ranked #8 of 153 attractions in Santa Fe
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Opened May 24, 2009 just behind the historic Palace of the Governors, the New Mexico History Museum takes over the role of... more » Owner description: Opened May 24, 2009 just behind the historic Palace of the Governors, the New Mexico History Museum takes over the role of being the state's history museum from the Palace of the Governor's which is now part of the history campus. « less
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Ranked #9 of 153 attractions in Santa Fe
Category: Gardens; Spas
Owner description: Experience sublime bliss in the heart of downtown Santa Fe. Featuring traditional Asian spa rituals and luxurious rose petal... more » Owner description: Experience sublime bliss in the heart of downtown Santa Fe. Featuring traditional Asian spa rituals and luxurious rose petal baths, we are dedicated to the ancient healing art of using plants, herbs and spices for inner and outer beauty. In addition, we offer therapeutic, hot stone and Thai massage, as well as a selection of rejuvenating and anti-aging facials. Our staff of Master-level therapists, all with 17 to 30 years of experience, will nourish your body and soul. « less
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Ranked #10 of 153 attractions in Santa Fe
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums; Ranchs
Owner description: This living history museum, located just south of Santa Fe, recreates 18th-century ranch life. Guides, dressed in period... more » Owner description: This living history museum, located just south of Santa Fe, recreates 18th-century ranch life. Guides, dressed in period clothing, show how people lived in early New Mexico. « less
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Ranked #11 of 153 attractions in Santa Fe
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Neighborhoods; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Rich in history and art, Canyon Road is the cultural center of Santa Fe.
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Ranked #12 of 153 attractions in Santa Fe
Category: Government Buildings; Landmarks
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Ranked #13 of 153 attractions in Santa Fe
Category: Hot Springs/ Geysers; Spas
Owner description: Ten Thousand Waves is inspired by the great Japanese mountain hot spring resorts. Ten minutes from downtown Santa Fe, but... more » Owner description: Ten Thousand Waves is inspired by the great Japanese mountain hot spring resorts. Ten minutes from downtown Santa Fe, but only minutes from the National Forest, there is nothing quite like this on the North American continent. Among pinons and junipers are beautiful outdoor hot tubs and spa suites, world-class bodywork & skin care, and the amazing izanami restaurant. For a lucky few, it is the closest lodging to the Santa Fe Ski area. « less
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Ranked #14 of 153 attractions in Santa Fe
Category: Religious Sites; Art Museums
Owner description: Constructed in 1610 by the Tlaxcalan Indians of Mexico, who came to New Mexico as servants of the Spanish, this is the oldest... more » Owner description: Constructed in 1610 by the Tlaxcalan Indians of Mexico, who came to New Mexico as servants of the Spanish, this is the oldest church still in use in the country. « less
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Ranked #15 of 153 attractions in Santa Fe
Category: Museums
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Ranked #16 of 153 attractions in Santa Fe
Category: Art Galleries

Super great locals favorite! Tiny tucked away and unpretensious this is one of the great old galleries in Santa Fe. The art is hilarious, inexpensive and fun. Great wooden... more »

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Ranked #17 of 153 attractions in Santa Fe
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Landmarks
This chapel contains a mysterious spiral staircase built without nails, dowels or any visible support.
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Ranked #18 of 153 attractions in Santa Fe
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #19 of 153 attractions in Santa Fe
Category: Cemeteries; Landmarks
Civil War buffs will appreciate the little known history of the 28 Confederate soldiers from Texas buried in this spot.
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Ranked #20 of 153 attractions in Santa Fe
Category: Historic Sites; Scenic Drives; Flea/ Street Markets; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, the Plaza is the heart and soul of the city. The gathering spot for... more » Owner description: Listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, the Plaza is the heart and soul of the city. The gathering spot for residents and tourists alike is surrounded by city landmarks, shops and restaurants. « less
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Ranked #21 of 153 attractions in Santa Fe
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #22 of 153 attractions in Santa Fe
Category: Ski/ Snowboard Areas
This ski resort is located on the Sangre de Cristos Mountains and has slopes for skiers with different abilities.
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Ranked #23 of 153 attractions in Santa Fe
Category: Educational Sites; Historic Sites; Museums; Art Museums
Owner description: The Museum preserves, presents, and advances the artistic legacy of Georgia O'Keeffe and Modernism through innovative public... more » Owner description: The Museum preserves, presents, and advances the artistic legacy of Georgia O'Keeffe and Modernism through innovative public engagement, education, & research. « less
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Ranked #24 of 153 attractions in Santa Fe
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
Owner description: This 135-acre nature sanctuary serves as the state office and educational center for the National Audubon Society, which... more » Owner description: This 135-acre nature sanctuary serves as the state office and educational center for the National Audubon Society, which offers education programs and free natural history and birding walks throughout the year. « less
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Ranked #25 of 153 attractions in Santa Fe
Category: Art Galleries
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Ranked #26 of 153 attractions in Santa Fe
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Art lovers will delight in Santa Fe's many famous painters and photographers.
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Ranked #27 of 153 attractions in Santa Fe
Category: ; Art Museums; History Museums; Museums
The museum features changing exhibitions of contemporary and historic Native American art with an emphasis on the Southwest.
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Ranked #28 of 153 attractions in Santa Fe
Category: Art Galleries
Owner description: The Andrew Smith Gallery is the leading photography gallery selling 19th and 20th century classical and contemporary original... more » Owner description: The Andrew Smith Gallery is the leading photography gallery selling 19th and 20th century classical and contemporary original photographs. Located in the historic plaza district of Santa Fe, NM, the Andrew Smith Gallery has been in the business of buying, selling, and exhibiting fine photography since 1974. We specialize in buying, collecting, and selling a wide range of work according to our artist's, visitor's, and collector's varied interests. « less
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Ranked #29 of 153 attractions in Santa Fe
Category: National Parks; Nature and Parks
Located in a breathtaking natural setting, this park is ideal for picnics and camping.
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Ranked #30 of 153 attractions in Santa Fe
Category: Natural History Museums; Museums
Unique Native American art museum.
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