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Museum of Indian Arts & Culture

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Address: 710 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, NM 87505-7511
Phone Number: +1 505-476-1250
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This museum, which has a 42,000 piece collection, is a must for those...

This museum, which has a 42,000 piece collection, is a must for those interested in Indian culture.

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Went Twice it was that good

Spent two hours there and still had so much to see I went back a few days later. The collections are fabulous, esp the pottery.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent two hours there and still had so much to see I went back a few days later. The collections are fabulous, esp the pottery.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We loved this museum! By grouping topical understanding of regional tribes by stories/legends, practices, and even the role a kitchen played, and plays, in Native American culture, we could get inside the world of our forefathers. It was just super cool - lots of pots and artifacts, for sure, but their presentation included film, photos, and an organization that made... More 

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Rocheport, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I learned a lot and enjoyed it. Amazing artifacts and also detailed and interesting bits of history that really created an experience. I started to pass on this one, but so happy that I did not. Well worth the time.

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Olympia, WA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take the excellent museum shuttle from downtown to Museum Hill and don't miss this excellent museum. This isn't a history museum, but a compilation of Native American art and culture, including current artistic efforts. Excellent.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's lots of museums in Santa Fe, but this is our favorite, a must if we're bringing guests. In addition to the permanent exhibits, the current exhibit "Into the Future: Culture Power in Native American Art" is very thought provoking and highly recommended.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good self directed museum tour. Museum gift shop is good too. Well done displays and excellent explanations

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Modern facility, well organized and a great way to receive a self-guided overview of southwest Indian culture. We spent 90 minutes here...anywhere from an hour to 2 1/2 would do it, depending on your level of interest.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. The Kunnittinni Family Portrait exhibit inspired us to learn more about the Inuit culture. We especially enjoyed the 2016 SWAIA Indian Market Moving Image exhibit. The museum has a nice gift shop too.

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New Ipswich, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum, which offers a wonderful overview and in-depth cultural analysis of the history of native peoples in New Mexico, is a must see! The permanent exhibits integrate place, culture, and people, with the usual maps and artifacts, supplemented by the voices of New Mexico's people. The exhibits are well organized, extensive, and interesting for all age levels. There are... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be sure to visit this museum while in Santa Fe. In addition to the incredible pieces of ancient and modern Indian art, we enjoyed the video about the process Maria Martinez went through to make her famous black pottery.

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