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“unexpectedly exciting” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Museum of Spanish Colonial Art

Museum of Spanish Colonial Art
Ranked #57 of 260 things to do in Santa Fe
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This museum houses over 3,000 objects in its varied collection of Spanish Colonial art.
Lafayette, Colorado, United States
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52 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“unexpectedly exciting”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2013

I love most museums but this one sounded a bit tedious. Not so! I loved the well written descriptions, excellent layout and I learned a great deal.

Visited October 2012
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Houston, Texas
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62 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Don't miss this Museum”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

Small but impressive collection of artifacts. Old and new items to explore. The youth collection showcases young people that are sure to be a success. Definitely worthwhile!

Visited July 2013
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Memphis, Tennessee
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22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Spectacular collection of southwestern furniture”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2013

A lovely little gem of a museum, often overlooked by those heading to the International Folk Art or Wheelwright museums. Displays outstanding and important examples of early southwestern furniture and interesting small exhibits change every few months.

Visited July 2013
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Delaware
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439 reviews
137 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
“"An Historic Home, Housing Authentic Art!"”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2013

Atop Museum Hill (a must-visit area overlooking the Santa Fe basin), this is one of the unique attractions of multi-cultural and historic S.F. Low, $5. admission includes informative docent guidance. A pleasant stop to appreciate Spain's early history here, and that cultural heritage's influence today

Visited May 2013
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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161 reviews
82 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
“It's small but neat”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2013

This museum changes it's main exhibit several times a year so it's never a 'been there,done that' experience. I've been there probably three times a year over the past several years and while some things never change, it's just enough Museum to keep one interested , but not so much that one tires or gets bored. For the husband that may lose interest before his wife, there are places to sit both inside and out.

Visited May 2013
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