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La Hacienda del los Martinez

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Can't believe I had the place to myself

A Hispanic hacienda built during the colonial period near the northern end of the Camino Real... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2018
Chevy Chase, Maryland
Good people, food and lodging

I met some very nice people while staying here. Most likely one of the nicest places in the Taos... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2018
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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.
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708 Hacienda Rd, Taos, NM 87571-6846
+1 575-758-0505
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All reviews self guided tour new mexico central courtyards colonial period religious icons early taos living museum taos area great history adobe walls worth the short drive two hours servants weaving century trading home
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Reviewed 28 November 2018

A Hispanic hacienda built during the colonial period near the northern end of the Camino Real. Curation is excellent providing a lot of insight into how the people lived during that period of time. Also does not gloss over the unfortunate aspects of the period...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 18 November 2018

I met some very nice people while staying here. Most likely one of the nicest places in the Taos area.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Waksupi C
Reviewed 12 October 2018

We had no idea there was so much to see and learn about at the Hacienda Martinez. We drove out of Taos and spent two hours walking through the ranch house and reading about the history of this family.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Joyce C
Reviewed 31 August 2018

There were only a couple of people there when we went. Well set up museum with lots of artifacts. Many rooms to look at as well as the stable type building and kiln outside. They do have a small gift shop and also restrooms.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Laura N
Reviewed 25 July 2018

The Hacienda was built during the Spanish colonial era. It is now a living museum listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Quite a contrast from what you see out at the Taos Pueblo. It doesn't take very long to tour the Hacienda....it's a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank SRZ2016
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

We practically had the place to ourselves when we went. The staff person was very friendly and helpful. The self guided 21 room tour takes about an hour and gives you a flavor of how the wealthier families lived. The gift shop is small but...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank maapar
Reviewed 24 June 2018

There are 21 rooms to explore in this adobe hacienda, each with historical memorabilia,including furniture, clothing, weaving, (particularly interesting), military, religious artifacts and early photographs telling the story of the family who lived here from the early 19th century. We had the place all to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Second visit - just as enjoyable as the first. Great descriptions. Nice artifacts. Makes one enjoy the modern conveniences.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank GFrib
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Impressive old hacienda - an adobe homestead -which is divided into about twenty rooms all with a theme, such as religious icons and dolls, weaving etc. These all belonged to the fairly rich, trading family who lived here in the early 19th century

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank notacouchpotato
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

A unique, small compound that meticulously shows the working farm life of a former era. An easy self-tour. Took about 45 minutes. Very helpful staff person. Warning- we lost gps on the way toTaos. Not sure if that is the norm but still had no...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Eileen D
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Margo G
10 May 2018|
Response from Eileen D | Reviewed this property |
Stephen W
30 March 2015|
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