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Casa San Ysidro: The Gutierrez/Minge House

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Address: 973 Old Church Road, Corrales, NM 87048
Phone Number: 505-243-7255
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Operated by the Albuquerque Museum, this historic home features a varied...

Operated by the Albuquerque Museum, this historic home features a varied collection of more than 1,300 items ranging from early Spanish-Colonial to 19th-century Victorian styles.

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OK.....OLD place with NM History

Had and arts and crafts event there and took a tour of the house. Lots of old furniture and artifacts from Old NM. Worth the trip.

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 15, 2015
Mickey6448
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Corrales, New Mexico

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Corrales, New Mexico
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154 reviews
45 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Had and arts and crafts event there and took a tour of the house. Lots of old furniture and artifacts from Old NM. Worth the trip.

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Corrales, New Mexico
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

One of the most interesting historical sites in the ABQ area, the tour lasts about 1.5 hours. Owned by the historical society, the docents are engaged and well versed in local lore. You can also visit the old church and cemetery in the same area. There is a chapel, church, blacksmith area - a complete compound to explore.

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Corrales, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

So many old and historical artifacts and architecture made us feel like we were actually visiting an ranchero from long ago.

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Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, New Mexico
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31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Today my wife and I accompanied our 10 year old grandsons fifth grade class. What a wonderful experience. The history provided by the docent was first rate .the artifacts priceless ,the home wonderful. Just sorry we never went in the past .But we will return. You have the opportunity stop and visit.

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North Carolina
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116 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Now run by art museum where I picked up a clearly modified schedule, but it too was wrong. They now close December and January as posted after a 30 minute drive there. So call since all three source that should have provided accurate info were wrong! Truly disappointing.

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Corrales, New Mexico
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83 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Casa San Ysidro is a gem of living history for the Spanish and Mexico Southwest. Lovingly restored it provides a detailed history of how our ancestors lived and worked. The rooms, the buildings, the artifacts, the attention to detail brings the 1700 and 1800's truly alive. The docents who lovingly care for this treasure make the experience what it is.... More 

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Corrales, New Mexico
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140 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

The Casa San Ysidro is a former home that has been transformed into museum where you can see how the early Hispanic families lived in New Mexico. It is set across the street from the old Catholic Church that is now a community center. The only problem is openly only a few times a year for the public, but I... More 

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44 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Casa San Ysidro is only open a few times a year, and the best time to go is during the Corrales Harvest Festival which occurs the last weekend of September every year when all of the . You'll see life as it was back in the early days of (now) New Mexico. Amazing how well they lived without any modern... More 

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Corrales, New Mexico
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

authentic items in a house made from adobe (mud) beautiful story...children - adult...excellent adventure...

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

Lovely historic home filled with historic items from all around New Mexico- Spanish Colonial religious art, weaving, embroidery, agricultural tools and animal enclosures all with a knowledgeable guide with a good sense of humor. Enjoyable for the serious history buff or the casually curious.

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