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Nambe Trading Post

20 Summer Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87506-9779
+1 505-470-6650
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Okay, mostly movie memorabilia, great if you are into that.

I think we just expected more here than the owner's memorabilia. The costumes were interesting... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SusiefromCrucible
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Columbia, MD
Who woulda thunk that we’d stumble across such a gem

We were on our way back from Chimayo when we saw a little sign for the Trading Post and decided to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
avy8r
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New Milford, New Jersey
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20 Summer Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87506-9779
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think we just expected more here than the owner's memorabilia. The costumes were interesting but owner not too friendly.More

Thank SusiefromCrucible
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Cathy S, Owner at Nambe Trading Post, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I'm so sorry you didn't enjoy our trading post more. I am the owner and was out of town when you visited, so not sure who waited on you. We have so much more than the movie costumes from Dances with Wolves, Last of the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were on our way back from Chimayo when we saw a little sign for the Trading Post and decided to stop. Wow! Tucked into the figurative middle of nowhere (sorry, Nambe residents) is this fascinating store filled with movie memorabilia (a bunch of which...More

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Cathy S, Owner at Nambe Trading Post, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the kind review of our trading post. We love to find rare treasures to pass along and great stories to share. Next time you stop by, there will be more treasures to dig through.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't even know how we found this place but we did and are so happy we did. After returning from the Nambe Recreation Area we saw a small sign and decided to turn around and let the road lead us.... and it did. This...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

On the way to see the chapel in Chimayo, NM, you need to take a turn on Summer Road to visit the Nambe Trading Post. Operated by Cathy Smith and her daughter, Jesse, this store is packed full of interesting and beautiful items. In addition...More

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Cathy S, Owner at Nambe Trading Post, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Hi Greg, Thanks so much for taking the chance to stop! We always enjoy sharing our love of the West with new friends.

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

We had absolutely no expectations when we made a stop at Nambe Trading Post during a trip on the High Road to Taos. We simply saw a road sign and decided that it might be an interesting place to visit. It was more than interesting....More

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Reviewed 22 November 2017

Driving on our way to Rancho de Chimayo for Sunday brunch we stopped at Nambe Trading Post. We've been driving by it for years but never stopped in for some reason. This time we did and I'm sorry we hadn't done that sooner. It's filled...More

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Cathy S, Owner at Nambe Trading Post, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Thanks so very much for taking the chance to drop in! We have renewed the old Trading Post - and are so gratified that so many love it! The old post has been here for 75 years - but we saved it from closure four...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2017

My wife and I were driving toward Nambe Falls and saw a sign for the Trading Post and not being in any hurry thought why not. It was a little hard to find but the minute we walked in the door our jaws dropped. What...More

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Cathy S, Owner at Nambe Trading Post, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

Thank you so much for taking a chance to get off the 'well-traveled' path and visit our little oasis here in the Nambe Valley. Our trading post is a reflection of our love of the historic, the ancestral, the hand- made and the local. We...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

That is all I can say: OMG. What an impressive Trading Post. You pull in and rightfully know that this is going to be worth the stop. Then you walk inside and find the store is like a museum of treasures. You have to just...More

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Cathy S, Owner at Nambe Trading Post, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

I'm so glad you took the chance to drive down our little lane and find our compound! We love sharing our treasures and telling the unique stories that go with them. Thanks so much!!

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We were looking for the Nambe Pueblo and saw a sign to this trading post. Thought we would stop and ask some questions. We feared the usual tourist chachka central. What we found was a delightful old time store/museum/ cultural presentation in a relaxed and...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

This place is a must. Off the beaten path for sure but worth a few extra miles. Reasonable prices on everything and friendly employees!

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Cathy S, Owner at Nambe Trading Post, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017

Thanks so very much for taking a chance to leave the 'beaten path' and visit us. Our little hollow in the Nambe Valley is pretty unique! We enjoyed meeting you and visiting with you. Hope to see you next time you're back this way!

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