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La Hacienda del los Martinez

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Address: Ranchitos Rd, Taos, NM 87571
Phone Number: 505/758-0505
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Tough Start

Don't be turned away by the outside appearance of this site. It is a 10 minute drive from the Plaza but worth the effort to get to it!! It is LAYED out with many little rooms... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Avon, Colorado
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Avon, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't be turned away by the outside appearance of this site. It is a 10 minute drive from the Plaza but worth the effort to get to it!! It is LAYED out with many little rooms that describe the early development of the area. Many artifacts that transition this eara!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

to learn about the history of Taos and of the people who lived there a long time ago. Visit of the hacienda, of many rooms and the 2 patios. Interesting but not essential if you go to visit Taos.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

There were no tours available when I went, so you have to read all the information. There are times when things are unclear and it would be nice to ask an expert. The history is amazing and the collection of materials is very interesting.

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

As the last stop on our tour for a class on the history of the southwest, this historic hacienda provided an excellent example of Spanish colonial life. Several rooms around two courtyards showed various aspects of hacienda living from the chapel to the kitchen to a weaving room, with examples of Santos, wood carvings, weapons of the period, etc. Each... More 

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Aloha
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Very interesting. Worth the drive. People were tough to live as they did then. Makes me think what weenies we are with our high tech life, how easy we have it. Don't miss the quit room. Great site.

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Lewisville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

It was a wonderful experience to see what a real and rather large hacienda was like. It takes about 30 minutes, but you appreciate the life of the families in the area.

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Punta Allen, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

The manager does a wonderful job explaining the hascienda heritage. What is most appealing is the uniqueness of local and timing.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

The rooms open off a central area, each displaying artifacts to explain how life was "back in the day." It was very well done, and showed how really strong and tough those people were!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Visiting this place offers a good sense of how early settlers in this part of the country actually lived. It's a self guided tour, easy to follow and short enough to prevent children from being bored by "history".

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Aurora, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

A little disappointed; however, we visited this time at the slow time of the year for Taos. I expected more active exhibits of how things were at the time the Hacienda was a "working" site. Basically, we just went room to room seeing a few artifacts & reading about how life was "back in the day". The site dates to... More 

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