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The Oldest House

215 E de Vargas St, Lower Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2703
+1 505-988-1944
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Very old house

This is said to be the oldest house in Santa Fe. So you discover that the oldest part in Santa Fe... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rosario_it
,
Brussels
walking tour

This was one of the many highlights of our walking tour and worth visiting. love history and what... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Patty M
,
Dover, New Hampshire
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800-year old Adobe house; considered the oldest house in the United States.
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good38%
  • Average29%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“gift shop” (72 reviews)
LOCATION
215 E de Vargas St, Lower Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2703
Downtown
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+1 505-988-1944
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"gift shop"
in 72 reviews
"san miguel mission"
in 19 reviews
"adobe building"
in 6 reviews
"piece of history"
in 6 reviews
"interesting artifacts"
in 4 reviews
"worth a stop"
in 9 reviews
"free admission"
in 5 reviews
"united states"
in 8 reviews
"for sale"
in 4 reviews
"donation"
in 28 reviews
"coffin"
in 7 reviews
"church"
in 26 reviews
"photos"
in 19 reviews
"foundation"
in 8 reviews
"ghost"
in 4 reviews
"centuries"
in 8 reviews
"peek"
in 5 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is said to be the oldest house in Santa Fe. So you discover that the oldest part in Santa Fe is here more than the around of the Santa Fe Plaza. We visited early in the morning and the house was still closed.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the many highlights of our walking tour and worth visiting. love history and what the city has done to preserve this location as well as the church. We didn't have time to shop at the store and i want to go...More

Thank Patty M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time to visit. Simple, don’t expect much, you’re seeing history and it’s not entertainment. Nice shop and owners to greet us.

Thank Lori R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You need to stop just to say you did it. No entance fee, donation only .. about 5 minutes to walk through

Thank Renee L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting to see but tiny. When there is a group of people difficult to move around but worth the visit

Thank Sara F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love history and old structures, and this one did not disappoint. The lady at the desk was super friendly and it wasn't the least bit crowded.

Thank S W
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

The oldest house is nearby to San Miguel. It is here you will find the decapitated lover's skeleton - sans head. This area is worth mooching around.

Thank Terence B
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

This is a very small house, but a must see! It is incredible to see so much history. The store there is also fun!

Thank CarolsViews2015
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

I’m So glad we stopped. Very cute game lace there. They have a small and beautiful gift shop. Everything is walking distance to other sites.

Thank Ayla M
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

If you are curious about how the adobe buildings were constructed, and what it may have been like to live in Santa Fe a few centuries ago (really cramped!), this two room free museum is worth a visit. The store outside has some very fine...More

Thank Margaret S
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4 November 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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13 April 2017|
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Response from auntoee | Reviewed this property |
just donation
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vmr1270
1 January 2017|
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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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