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Small, Free, Interesting

You won't spend a lot of time here but you should go just to say you did and to see how great it... read more

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Polly S
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Tallahassee, Florida
very interesting and takes only a few minutes

very interesting and takes only a few minutes, they have a store with really nice stuffs, and it is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
JLRendon
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Midlothian, Texas
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800-year old Adobe house; considered the oldest house in the United States.
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215 E de Vargas St, Lower Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2703
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Reviewed yesterday

You won't spend a lot of time here but you should go just to say you did and to see how great it looks - not much of the original structure left but more than you would think. Sometimes the older woman who minds the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Polly S
Reviewed 2 days ago

very interesting and takes only a few minutes, they have a store with really nice stuffs, and it is good to learn how they live there long time ago.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JLRendon
Reviewed 4 days ago

The venue is interesting. Being able to see how the building has changed over the years is a special treat. The venue is free and the people who run the place are super friendly. They will tell you all about the old adobe and the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ivan P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Oldest house in the USA....why not? It's FREE. Gave a little donation and bought a couple of things from the gift shop. Great 10-15 min.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Swordfish8086
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its a small house with lots of history and a museum inside, plus a souvenir shop and arts and printed photos.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 30, 2019

The oldest house is just around the oldest San Miguel church. As expected it's a small one. There're replicas of two tiny rooms (don't believe they're original) with kitchen and bath equipment replicas. Entrance is free - they rely on the gift shop inside, which...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank B1714D
Reviewed January 26, 2019

You know, growing up, the Oldest House was always an 'also ran' to the Oldest Church next door. We had just visited the Oldest Church and since we were so close, decided to visit the Oldest House. I had been here years ago and was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MikeB1952
Reviewed January 25, 2019 via mobile

There are 2 rooms of artifacts that cover hundreds of years. The history and structure had more detail than the few items inside. It's free!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 879beths
Reviewed January 16, 2019

The oldest house contains small and limited displays. It is worth a quick visit along with the Lorretto Chapel across the street. The attached gift shop has an interesting selection of curious items for sale.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TGlennC
Reviewed December 11, 2018

This sight is historical and quick. If you are walking by, take the 5 minutes to walk through, but it is not worth a special trip to that part of town.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 869diannea
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November 3, 2017|
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Response from DeanMurphy2020 | Reviewed this property |
Redmond: I visited on a Monday, after touring the church. Don't expect this to be a mansion refurbished; it is a pioneer "hut" that has been preserved, but not restored. Keep in mind that houses then had only two rooms. The... More
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April 12, 2017|
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Response from auntoee | Reviewed this property |
just donation
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vmr1270
December 31, 2016|
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Response from peterglassman | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately I was there on a Monday and I do not remember seeing any sign with their hours. They have a gift shop so my guess is that they are open all the time. You may want to try calling them or look them up online.
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