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“What a treat” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Georgia O'Keeffe Museum

Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
217 Johnson Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501 (Downtown)
+1 505-946-1000
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Ranked #23 of 153 Attractions in Santa Fe
Type: Educational Sites, Historic Sites, Art Museums, Sights & Landmarks, Museums
Activities: Leisure education
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Owner description: The Museum preserves, presents, and advances the artistic legacy of Georgia O'Keeffe and Modernism through innovative public engagement, education, & research.
Toronto, Canada
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“What a treat”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

This is a beautiful little museum, dedicated to Georgia
O'Keefe's work. Highly recommend you take a free tour with the very knowledgable guide: it enhances your understanding of the history and landscape settings of many of the paintings.

Visited June 2013
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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“Plan ahead and tour her Abiquiu house early evening ... GREAT!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

We live in Santa Fe and belong to the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum. The best thing we have ever done through the museum is the evening tour of O'Keeffe's home and studio in Abiquiu. It only goes on Wednesdays in the summer, but fit it in if you can. Smaller tour group, terrific guides (we had Pita -- a scholar -- and Matthew, every bit as good). We took advantage of the Abiquiu Inn offer -- if you do the O'Keeffe tour, you can reserve a room, including a great dinner (had the grilled trout) for a very reasonable amount. And the breakfast offered the next morning is huge flavor and value -- only $10 for most dishes, including huevos rancheros and the dish at the top of the menu that a woman in the ladies' room ranked in her top 5 breakfasts. Charming, friendly, quality place. Make it part of your visit to what we call O'Keeffe land. And it's only a bit over an hour from Santa Fe, proper.

Visited July 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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“Most of her famous flower works not there :(”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

This is a beautiful building and reasonably priced admission. I would listen to the little films about her life upon entry as they help educate on her life and all the chronology of important periods. Many of the major pieces were not there unfortunately and must be on exhibit elsewhere so that was disappointing. It is worth a visit

Visited July 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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“Quaint gallery”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

We found it truly magical to drive through New Mexico and then be able to stop in to see O'Keefe paintings of that very landscape. Not very big, but quaint and well curated in our opinion with an emphasis on pictures of her as well as on her paintings. Staff were friendly.

Visited August 2012
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Denver, Colorado
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“A special tour much helped by the no photo policy”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

The tour is very classy. Our guide was smart and knew her stuff. We took the small van up
the hill and she led our group of 12 on a fascinating tour of the home. I learned so much. You get the feeling the great lady has not been gone long.
And one more thing. I think it is wonderful that they don't allow cameras. Instead of constant
picture taking to ruin the mood and prevent the freedom to walk around easily, it was actually liberating and refreshing to just "experience" the home.

Visited July 2013
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