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La Hacienda del los Martinez

708 Hacienda Rd, Taos, NM 87571-6846
+1 575-758-1000
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Interesting display of frontier life

Interesting historic hacienda displaying materials and implements used in Taos' earliest settler... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2012
ABQDoc
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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If you actually take the time to read the plaques as you go from room to room, you will learn... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2012
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Living Museum of Late Spanish Colonial Period in Northern New Mexico built in 1804 by Severino Martinez and his family. On National Register of Historic Places. Winter Hours are a shortened version of our regular season hours.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good44%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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708 Hacienda Rd, Taos, NM 87571-6846
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Reviewed 30 January 2012

Interesting historic hacienda displaying materials and implements used in Taos' earliest settler days. Often displays crafts and art work. A bit overpriced for what is available to see.

Thank ABQDoc
Reviewed 14 January 2012

If you actually take the time to read the plaques as you go from room to room, you will learn things about Taos and the culture that you won't find anywhere else. I just went for the second time in 10 years and still find...More

Thank j0anjr
Reviewed 19 November 2011

This hacienda was amazing! I learned a lot of New Mexico history, and being a native New Mexican, that was a pleasant surprise. It was a very cool day, but the rooms were blessedly warm which I greatly appreciated. Check this out if you are...More

Thank anewmexican
Reviewed 29 October 2011

The Martinez Hacienda offers a glimpse at what life was like for the Spanish settlers who surely felt like that were living at the far ends of the earth. The high ceilings reflected the fact that life there depended on trading and every available space...More

Thank NotatHome014
Reviewed 13 August 2011

This was an experience worth seeing. This was truly a history museum that allows you to get a feel for what it might have been like to live during the time of the Martinez family (assuming you were wealthy at that time -- smile). I...More

Thank Gadget665
Reviewed 11 May 2011

We enjoyed this hacienda. Very good exhibit pieces, small enough to see in 45 min. Small souvenir shop with good prices.

Thank ocean35
Reviewed 8 January 2011

My first stop on Saturday, July 24, 2010, before driving into Taos proper, was at La Hacienda de los Martinez. I had decided to visit all 5 museums that were part of the Museum Association of Taos. It would cost $40 to see each of...More

3  Thank KthSch
Reviewed 20 December 2010

If I had to choose between the local Indian Puebla (which is also excellent) or this Hacienda, I would choose the Hacienda. 5 stars, but only if you're interested in exploring some of the local culture, religion and history. An old working farm, which became...More

1  Thank Ed_in_Bristol
Reviewed 5 June 2009

We were referred to the Hacienda Martinez by a shopkeeper in Taos and decided to go just to see what there was to see. The Martinez family acquired the hacienda in 1803 and moved in the following year, operating a sheep ranching and trading operation...More

1  Thank LilBear925
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Stephen W
31 March 2015|
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Response from 4whatitis | Property representative |
Hi Stephen, We see that this question was from some time ago and we apologize for our tardiness in responding. Your question is still a good one, however. The annual Trade Fair here at the Hacienda is usually held the first... More
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