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Museum of Indian Arts & Culture

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Always worth a visit!

I’ve visited this museum several times before. Since they have a mix of permanent and changing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Aurora, Illinois
Lovely New Exhibits On Pottery. Great Tax Free Gift Shop.

If you are interested in Native Pottery, its History and Tribal/Pueblo Origins, as well as seeing... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kalispell, Montana
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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...more
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710 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, NM 87505-7511
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I’ve visited this museum several times before. Since they have a mix of permanent and changing exhibits, I always check them out every time I’m in Santa Fe. This time I opted to take the free docent tour which was excellent. The docent chose to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KthSch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are interested in Native Pottery, its History and Tribal/Pueblo Origins, as well as seeing art quality new pottery...you will love the new exhibits. We were very relieved that the exhibit halls are not as over-heated as they had been in the past. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MaryEllenM27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've visited this museum many times over the last 30 years and appreciate its growth in addition to its monumental addition. A visit never fails to move me deeply; there's always something new to learn, to appreciate and to take away wrapped in a rich...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank midwest52016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum has a nice variety of approaches and exhibits; plenty to see and hear here. Artifacts, videos, recreations. It was also a peaceful relief after the Folk Art Museum, (also worth more than one visit). The gift shop had a great selection of books.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MurielV
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is a feast for the eyes and a beautiful way to learn about the First Nations of the Southwest. This is a must-see. The International Folk Art Museum is right next door and also a worthwhile visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 752jeaninew
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great facility - helpful staff and wonderful art. convenient location adjacent to the hotel. Worth the trip

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Linda W
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

$12 pp was a bit much for the self guided saunter through the maze of cases housing relics of all Indian origin. No photos allowed. I would have liked more personal stories and photos. The pottery display was huge!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank IowaBell
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This is a small museum and a good visit when you are museumed out. They have a small sculpture garden outside. It is right near the restaurant for the museum group.A nice place to stop and learn some interesting things about Native culture and art.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lsaurenman
Reviewed November 6, 2018

If you have come to Santa Fe for the culture you have to come here to learn the cultural history. You and your family will learn things you may have never thought of. If you are a veteran let them know.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alan_Forrester1170
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Inside is a fantastic presentation that guide you along the path of the various tribal cultures - their artwork, pottery, tools and skills presented in a most compelling manner. Got a great sense of the diversity of the various tribes and yet there was a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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I don't know !! We saw no dogs or signs saying no dogs
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Use google maps to find info about the local buses. There is a bus that goes through the museum precinct.