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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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Fine Representation of Native American Art

I gained a deeper appreciation for Native American Art across different generations and time... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nancy K
New York City, New York

As you start in, there is a bridge over a creek in a dimly lit hall. It takes you to a spot where... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Joan R
Longmont, Colorado
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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%
  • Poor1%
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710 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, NM 87505-7511
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Reviewed 3 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 4 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
Reviewed 18 August 2017

a wonderful collection of arts from many different native american cultures. the collections are deep and broad, and representative of different native american nations. some great representative pieces and collections.

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is a very well-managed museum offering many different aspects of Native American culture. The pottery was incredible, especially considering the age of some of the pieces and what their creators had to work with at the time. I can tell you that I was...More

Thank Trainman334
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We were especially impressed that the museum is administered by Southwestern native persons, in addition to showcasing the historical and contemporary works of these peoples. After viewing the historical artifacts and re-creations, visitors must also see the section of art by the current generation who...More

Thank ameliacat_ca
Reviewed 15 August 2017

As a Caucasian, I think we owe to our friends to understand our cultural inheritance. American treatment has been horrible. Seeing the art here brought me to a much better understanding and appreciation of where we are today.

Thank RZ_STL_1
Reviewed 13 August 2017

If you have an interest in the culture of Native people of the Southwestern U.S., this museum deserves your patronage. It is an outstanding historical treasure, well curated and staffed. We had an excellent docent take us through the museum, adding so much to what...More

Thank BarbaraZ16
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Good Museum - Incredible Pottery Collection. I love the arial view photos of some of the Indian archeological sites.

Thank AptosAmy
Reviewed 5 August 2017

This is one of four "Museum of New Mexico" places in Santa Fe. We took a docent tour which was brilliant. This museum has great exhibits, art and pottery, but I would say that the docent brought this all to life. There are separate rooms...More

Thank Douglas T
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Previous visit presented interactive tableaus but now the emphasis is on contemporary Indian arts & culture and its future. It was very interesting to be introduced to current artists and their art. Gift shop offers art from contemporary artists.

Thank Jo-Ann M
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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