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Poeh Cultural Center

78 Cities of Gold Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87506-0918
+1 505-455-5041
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Pojoaque Pueblo Museum - POEH CENTER

This museum is very close to Buffalo Thunder Resort but about 15 miles from Santa Fe on the road to... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2015
S2887XZmarys
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Portland
Don't Just Drive By

Due to its location, just off 84/285 many people may miss this excellent museum as they rush to... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2015
AnonReviewers
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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In 1988, the Pueblo of Pojoaque established the Poeh Cultural Center as the first permanent tribally owned and operated mechanism for cultural preservation and revitalization within the Pueblo communities of the northern Rio Grande Valley. The facility itself resembles a traditional Pueblo village with its adjacent art studio buildings and outdoor gathering areas. The Center emphasizes arts and cultures of all Pueblo People with focus on the Tewa-speaking Pueblos of Pojoaque, San Ildefonso, San Juan, Santa Clara, Tesuque and Nambe. The Poeh is a place for us to share our Tewa culture with guests from other cultures through our exhibits and events, and guided interpretive tours of our exhibits, facilities and lands.
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78 Cities of Gold Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87506-0918
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

This museum is very close to Buffalo Thunder Resort but about 15 miles from Santa Fe on the road to Los Alamos. Built in 2005 with a wide variety of exhibits - including textiles and scenes with Roxanne Swentzel sculptures and murals by Marcellus Medina....More

1  Thank S2887XZmarys
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Due to its location, just off 84/285 many people may miss this excellent museum as they rush to leave or arrive in Santa Fe. You should allocate some time and stop, it is well worth it.

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Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

A visit to this Museum will give you great insight into this tribe's history. The installation is compelling and quite thought provoking while also being entertaining. The display of a prominent local artist's current sculpture is impressive. There's also a small gift shop with well...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

Great staff, very educational and well done. Cost is free they are just asking for a donation of any kind Very well done. Takes about an hour

1  Thank Medic1985
Reviewed 26 April 2015

The Poeh Museum is owned and maintained by The Pueblo of Pojoaque to tell the story of its people through first hand personal accounts, a life-size diorama and the art of the Pueblo Peoples. (Some of the art is also located in the Buffalo Thunder...More

1  Thank Soybeangirl
Reviewed 15 November 2014

We greatly enjoyed our visit to this small but thoughtful museum. The permanent exhibit consists of a 3-D visualization of the "seasons" or history of the northern Pueblos, the Tewa people. Be sure to refer to the info sheet handed out at the front desk....More

1  Thank Tom B
Reviewed 15 August 2014 via mobile

Though this museum is small, it is free. We learned a lot about this tribe and it's history. I thought the seasons exhibit was very well done. Great job and congrats to this small tribe trying to recover it's past!

1  Thank Kara F
Reviewed 28 March 2014

This is a small museum, just getting started really. But a great deal of thought has gone into building this. There are some wonderful tall photographs of dancers in the Buffalo dance at the entrance and some beautiful works of art inside. But the real...More

3  Thank yearbook1
Reviewed 19 December 2013

They have their favored artist -- and she depicts Native Americans in an incredibly unattractive way. Why? I have absolutely no idea, but she does and her work dominates the museum such that you will want to head for the exit. You don't have to...More

1  Thank devideviq
Reviewed 27 October 2013

The Poeh Cultural Center & Museum is not well known, but is definitely worth visiting if you are in the area. The museum is located about 16 miles north of Santa Fe adjacent to US-84/285 in the Pojoaque (pronounced “po-WALK-ee”) Pueblo (Indian reservation), a few...More

3  Thank RossmoorResident
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