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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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Although a $2 donation is appreciated it is not required. We enjoyed our 2 minute self tour of the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Rhjones69
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Apex, North Carolina
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Very interesting

A must see for anyone visiting Santa Fe. Predates everything we have in San Antonio, Texas by a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jim S
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Schertz, Texas
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800-year old Adobe house; considered the oldest house in the United States.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good39%
  • Average30%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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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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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Although a $2 donation is appreciated it is not required. We enjoyed our 2 minute self tour of the two room house. The ceiling is amazing!

Thank Rhjones69
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see for anyone visiting Santa Fe. Predates everything we have in San Antonio, Texas by a mile. It has momentos and pictures all along the inside and a gift.souvenior shop.

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small 2 room museum and cool gift shop. Museum free, gift shop reasonable. Very cool place to visit if you like history or architecture. My teens thought it was cool. The church next door, San Miguel, is also worth seeing as well.

Thank RobbiesMomOK
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a tour of the old city with a guide from the history museum. It was a beautiful morning and being outside instead of inside the museum was great.

Thank 22Janjim20
Reviewed 1 week ago

Right across the alley from San Miguel Chapel, this is another must see attraction in Santa Fe. Free (donations encouraged), you get to see the adobe oldest house. While it has been modified over time, it still gives you an idea of how people lived...More

1  Thank jjctraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great quick stop! The home is tucked away on a street that is very close to the Plaza. The house is attached to a small shop. The home is quick to tour and very intriguing - it's free to visit. The shop...More

Thank Dayna_AnnNewOrleans
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The church next door is worth seeing, so go next door visit the oldest house in the US. If it is, you will be able to remove it from your bucket list.

Thank louisianaman2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The entry welcomes you with a shop filled with Native American jewelry, pottery, and crafts. The side room is free to browse through with photos and history of the house through the years. There are home artifacts from the original occupants. Interesting stop.

Thank aprilfoolssdzoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located next to San Miguel Mission, doesn't take long to see it, worth your time to see what is left of the oldest house! There is a shop located in part of it, which is where you enter, but the rest of it (a couple...More

Thank Teresa G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the much-reduced remains of a larger structure that once stood here. What's left has been faithfully restored. Visitors will see a history of the building and some interesting exhibits of furnished rooms and local folklore. There's a nice gift shop attached.

Thank bangkokcassidy
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2012TufnellPark
12 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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