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Museum of Indian Arts & Culture

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Stuff Missed In History Class

This is my second visit to this museum. And, I learn something new every time. There are 19... read more

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Ross T
Portland, Texas
A Must see

Fabulous place to visit, the displays are beautiful and you can find out lots about the Indian arts... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, one of four museums in the Museum of New Mexico system, is a premier repository of Native art and material culture and tells the stories of the people of the Southwest from pre-history through contemporary art...more
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710 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, NM 87505-7511
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Reviewed today

This is my second visit to this museum. And, I learn something new every time. There are 19 Pueblo Tribes in the Santa Fe/Rio Grande region. This visit to the attraction, I focused on the differences in pottery and jewelry between the tribes. It's amazing...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Ross T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I hoped to learn more about the culture, legends and original peoples of the US but felt short changed. The downstairs galleries were not open, but we were still charged $12 each. The main gallery is extremely confusing laid out, starting with a chronological history...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Fabulous place to visit, the displays are beautiful and you can find out lots about the Indian arts and culture. There are several museums in the same area where you can buy a ticket and visit them all, well worth it.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our all- time favorite museum in Santa Fe. Lots of beautiful displays. One favorite is the Girard room with glass cases filled with village scenes from all over the world. Tiny little handmade figurines.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank milliemc2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three artists found the paintings and artifacts wonderful to look at and appreciate the work of their day.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Cray0laGreen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have a photo right in front of this sign, it is in the outdoor market, right next to all the American Indian vendors, inside an old, original Santa Fe building.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the most expensive museum we visited in the Santa Fe, Albuquerque, Los Alamos area. Non-residents pay $12 each. Lots of old Indian pottery, garments, tools; etc. but we thought there would be more 'full-scaled' models of how they lived. There was one teepee...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank JamesPeter2105
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We learned so much about native culture and history in New Mexico. There is a new section that shows replicas of homes of Native people from long ago, that was particularly interesting.

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Doorway2
Reviewed June 9, 2019

Any one of the museums on Museum Hill is a recommended destination, but Indian Arts & Culture is far and away our favorite. Heck, the outdoor bronze sculptures alone are worth the trip. You can spend a whole day at any single museum, so maybe...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank sailnmuffin
Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

We came here after touring Bandolier and Pecos. It was informative and very well done, and brought to life all the prior ruins we had seen. There is an amazing collection of ancient pottery and descriptions of the various Native peoples.

Date of experience: June 2019
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November 24, 2018|
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Response from DannyWasserman | Reviewed this property |
I don't know !! We saw no dogs or signs saying no dogs
November 24, 2018|
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Response from czuzh | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, u will find out on their website. Thanks for asking
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Response from SusiefromCrucible | Reviewed this property |
We had a rental car. But there is a free bus that goes around Santa Fe and a transit bus also. You can get info about both at the visitor centor on the Plaza.