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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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Fascinating art and changing exhibits

Was only there for 90 minutes and could have spent many hours. Lots to see and learn. unique art of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
By far my favorite museum in Santa Fe.

If you're wondering why authentic Native American pottery, or beadwork is so expensive, stop by... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carey C
Winter Garden, Florida
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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.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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710 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, NM 87505-7511
+1 505-476-1269
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Was only there for 90 minutes and could have spent many hours. Lots to see and learn. unique art of all types.

Thank cbkMiami
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're wondering why authentic Native American pottery, or beadwork is so expensive, stop by this museum, watch a few videos re: How is this made? Then think about the thoughtfulness with which each piece is made, and you'll have your answer. The layout of...More

Thank Carey C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see if you are at all interested in the Native American culture in the America's. It takes you on a very well-laid out journey through the peoples, music, foods, weapons, clothing, lanquages, geographies, etc. of the tribes and their past, present,...More

Thank Renee R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nicely done with lots of information. We lucked out and were there on 'Community Day' so there was no fee. Not sure what the normal entrance fee would be, but would pay it.

Thank janegilbreath
Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent docent-lead tour educated us on the ancient history of the cultures of the Southwest--we had spent three weeks touring the Ancients' sites of the four corners, so the museum added to our experience. A very fine museum.

Thank Rita M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rainy day in Santa Fe, so to the museums! We luckily arrived 10 min before Docent Tour, which are not daily. Check available days! It was an hour and half long but filled with detailed facts thru the entire downstairs showcases. A lot of new...More

Thank Irma W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent overview of the Native American cultures. It was an easy drive, and parking was easy. Nice gift shop.

Thank Nancy117la
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the last museum we went to in Santa Fe, and I would have to say our mistake was not coming here first. The chronological journey of artifacts help me understand the early history of the region. That would have helped me make a...More

2  Thank Beth_sage
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is a fabulous spot and the site of the museum is stunning with sculpture garden and great resaturant in the center of the complex. view is wonderful.

Thank ChezMJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Among the beautiful paintings and artwork in this museum, we were able to view a display of hoop dancing. It was fascinating! We felt so lucky we got to see that!

Thank abdando
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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