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Museum of Indian Arts & Culture

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Address: 710 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, NM 87505-7511
Phone Number: 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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This museum is well worth a visit. When we went, we particularly enjoyed an exhibit called Into the Future, which featured Native American artists often working in interesting... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Lori K
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Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This museum is well worth a visit. When we went, we particularly enjoyed an exhibit called Into the Future, which featured Native American artists often working in interesting styles and media (fashion, comics) and referencing both Indian and pop culture. It's on through October 2017, so if you're reading this for an upcoming trip, probably you'll get to see it.... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you love art and history then you will love this museum. There is a charge - we paid $24 for two adults which we thought was fine. We spent close to two hours looking at exhibits and photos. An amazing place. Thoroughly recommend it.

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A look into understanding the local Native American culture from past to present.. Very artfully displayed.

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a great piece to the story of Native Peoples in the Americas. It starts with ancient people and artifacts and ends with a discussion on the melding of native and modern culture. I loved it and greatly appreciated its honesty.

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Columbia, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very well done exhibits featuring some phenomenal indian artists. There are sections on pottery and photography as well as sculpture and painting

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were so looking forward to this museum. With the number of people in there, they could have lowered the thermostat by 1 degree & everyone would have been happier---quite a few exhibits were dark due to POOR or a COMPLETE lack of lighting. Several of us tried the water fountains near the bathrooms, but one was broken & the... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Park once and enjoy visiting several outstanding museums and outdoor sculptures. Small outdoor restaurant too. When we were there a musician was playing guitar. Sit in the shade and cool off if it gets too hot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the 1 hour we spent here and found the displays informative and very detailed. The front desk staff was also more than helpful. Worth the visit!

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Green Valley, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best to explore with a docent to learn as you walk though the ages of Indian Culture. It's boring just to look at the items without getting the background story.

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Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Perched on scenic 'Museum Hill' just outside historic downtown Santa Fe, this is an absolute must for tourists open to gaining an appreciation of Native America's arts & culture. Family-friendly, comfortably cool, nice gift shop. NOTE: Military veterans and spouses qualify for free 'Blue Star' admission :)

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