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Museum of Indian Arts & Culture

710 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, NM 87505-7511
+1 505-476-1269
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On Museum Hill. Ample parking. Museum was terrific. Lots of artifacts and information... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Chicago, Illinois
History to Know, Beauty to See, Culture to Experience

This Museum will awaken the senses in a way that is not only enriching from an educational and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lyn M
Chicago, Illinois
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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. The museum serves a diverse, multicultural audience through changing exhibitions, public lectures, field trips, artist residencies, and other educational programs.
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  • Average5%
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710 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, NM 87505-7511
+1 505-476-1269

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Reviewed 6 days ago

On Museum Hill. Ample parking. Museum was terrific. Lots of artifacts and information. Even though I had seen the movie before at the Heard Museum (Phoenix), I still really enjoyed seeing Maria Martinez show how she makes her black on black pottery. There were some...More

Thank chitownsam
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Museum will awaken the senses in a way that is not only enriching from an educational and aesthetic viewpoint, but it informs about what happened to the American Indian historically that is rarely reported in American History (ie., the removal of Indian children from...More

Thank Lyn M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't miss out on a drive to museum hill to visit this wonderful museum. There are other museum's on the hill but unfortunately we did not have time to visit them. The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture is a great way to learn more...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do not miss the exceptional in depth research, history and beauty under one roof. Thorough, very well done, respectful and spiritual.

Thank Katethegrape
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum was part of our $30 museum pass and we did not visit it until the end of our one week trip to Sante Fe. In a way it was good to see this expansive museum after visiting Bandelier and Taos Pueblo. It tied...More

Thank Bily_Bob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The setting for this museum is so beautiful. It's a bit outside of town but worth the trip. We enjoyed the exhibits and learned a lot about Native American pottery making techniques. Also, There is a cafe on the grounds of the museum complex that...More

Thank Gale K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth the visit. Interesting collections of Asian, Indian artifacts and very good restaurant of property.

Thank J R R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent an afternoon at the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture. The outdoor grounds are lovely and there is an interesting indian sculpture outside that looks spectacular against the outdoor scenery. Inside the museum I was a bit disappointed. Many of the exhibits had...More

Thank Monica H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I gained a deeper appreciation for Native American Art across different generations and time periods. I hope to return on my next trip.

Thank Nancy K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As you start in, there is a bridge over a creek in a dimly lit hall. It takes you to a spot where you listen to an Indian speaking on a tape just to you about the respect for this area and these people's. Some...More

Thank Joan R
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14 May 2017|
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Response from J T | Reviewed this property |
You can "catch" the free Santa Fe pickup and ride to Museum Hill to the Museum. The SF Pickup route downtown (Historic District) will take you to the PERA lot on the Paseo de Peralta (across the street from the Roundhouse... More
5 January 2017|
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Response from Samoguy | Reviewed this property |
Kai B posted a good summary. I would add to that that there is an app that you can download from the Santa visitor's website with the route of the shuttle
17 April 2016|
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Response from tlceey | Reviewed this property |
I found this notice on the Museum's website: "During the Summer months, from May through October, the museum is open each day from 10am-5pm, including Mondays." I hope that answers your question. Plan on several hours to... More