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Museum of International Folk Art

706 Camino Lejo, on Museum Hill, Santa Fe, NM 87505
+1 505-476-1200
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An amazing Museum

This museum has international folk art and displays it's unique collection. I go to a lot of art... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Fuzzy_Girl
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Atlanta, GA
exceptional special exhibits

The special exhibits on fabric arts are the best I have ever seen and so important to recognize... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Claudia S
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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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Open 10am to 5pm Tuesday through Sundays and closed Mondays November through April; open daily 10am to 5pm May through October. Closed Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Easter & Thanksgiving holidays. Current exhibitions include No Idle Hands: The Myths and Meanings of Tramp Art, Quilts From Southwest and China, plus more than 120,000 objects are on display in the long term exhibition Multiple Visions, A Common Bond by architect and designer Alexander Girard. This international folk art collection includes miniature buildings, streets and village scenes from more than 100 different countries. There are no text panels in this exhibition, the cases are numbered. If you miss the Docent walk-in tour, pick up a multi-media tour at the front desk or a grab a printed gallery guide at either entrance. Kids 16 and under and Museum of New Mexico Foundation Members always free!
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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706 Camino Lejo, on Museum Hill, Santa Fe, NM 87505
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This museum has international folk art and displays it's unique collection. I go to a lot of art museums and this was one I would highly recommend. The haf a great museum gift store ad well.

Thank Fuzzy_Girl
Reviewed 5 days ago

The special exhibits on fabric arts are the best I have ever seen and so important to recognize fiber arts in a museum

1  Thank Claudia S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting museum with Folk Art from around the world including Tramp Art and ethnic figurines, religious figures, etc

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 1 week ago

A stunning setting, striking building and unique permanent exhibit, as well as interesting special exhibits. The collection of artifacts is wonder-inspiring. A perfect museum for the whole family.

Thank thekma
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent most of time in exhibition: Multiple Visions; a Common Bond. Very interesting historically; packed with items (see museum website). Suggest get free audio tour which was great even if a bit hard to always match numbers on windows with audio. Fun gift store. All...More

Thank cvcalifornia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Twice I have gone to this museum while visiting Santa Fe and I just do not get it. I am in and out of the building in less than an hour which is a waste of $12. Folk Art must be for some but not...More

Thank misspNewJersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely experience, especially the Chinese quilts. They had a 12 block pattern so close to Western quilts, plus the 8" (ish) format, I thought to myself, did we copy them or did they copy the west? It turns out, they copied the West. But the...More

Thank MB303co
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is for every age group and in fact, teachers take their students. The workmanship in these glass enclosures and cultural artifacts are amazing. They represent people, time and place and transport you to countries near and far. If U can only go to...More

Thank cafegirlreva12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife is a BFA from a major art school in the US and loves folk art. This was the most extensive exhibit that we have ever seen and you need 4 hours to truly review the collection.

Thank Tom N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of my absolute favorite places in Santa Fe . Give yourself plenty of time as there is so much to see. Epic folk art collection !

Thank Shivagypsy
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glormir
14 November 2017|
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Response from Kathie W | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you contact to curator or docent offices of museum. I am sure they are better contact to answer your questions.
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HReed-Goldstein
31 July 2017|
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Response from MOIFA | Property representative |
Yes, parking is free on Museum Hill
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HReed-Goldstein
31 July 2017|
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Yes, there is FREE parking on Museum Hill with Bus service to downtown.
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