New Mexico History Museum/Palace of the Governors, Santa Fe

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Find out more about the indigenous people and Spanish colonization at New Mexico History Museum/Palace of the Governors. You'll see the Palace of the Governors--the 17th century seat of the Spanish government--which holds chronicles of Santa Fe and the surrounding area. Visit the interpretive center, and view the first printing press of New Mexico. Browse through photo archives, showcasing over 750,000 images on anthropology, archaeology, ethnology, mining, railroads, and agriculture. You'll also be able to buy handmade arts and crafts from Native American artisans. Work out when and for how long to visit New Mexico History Museum/Palace of the Governors and other Santa Fe attractions using our handy Santa Fe journey site .
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  • This was the perfect spot to learn more about the history of Santa Fe for our family. Our young kids enjoyed reading all the plaques and seeing some very unique artifacts. The museum was well marked b...  more »
  • THe museum was gorgeous. The artifacts, legends were clear and plentiful. As a veteran, my wife and I entered cost free.  more »
  • Although I am not a history buff or museum lover, I truly enjoyed visiting the New Mexico History Museum. Very interesting displays and chronological layout. I learned a lot about New Mexico and and t...  more »
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  • 周五下午5点到8点免费,其它时间12刀。 官网信息如下 Hours 10 am to 5 pm daily, May through October; closed Mondays November through April. Open for free 5 to 8 pm Fridays, May through October, and first Friday of the month, November through April. Closed New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Admission $12 General Admission; $7 New Mexico residents Free on the first Sunday of each month to New Mexico residents Free on Wednesday to New Mexico senior citizens Free to Museum Members and children 16 and under Free Friday Evenings, 5 to 8 pm
  • exhibit well curated engaged staff good flow excellent interactive map with the changing borders of New Mexico
  • Military / vets get in free. Beautiful exhibits of New Mexico's history. Nice quality displays and artifacts. Surpasses Colorado's state history museum by far!
  • Best place to learn about Hispanic culture in America.
  • This is a very wonderful museum, I think the best in New Mexico. It has great interactive exhibits.

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Though the downtown area contains most of Santa Fe's finest hotels, you can find plenty of equally comfortable inns and motels just outside this busy central district. Remember also that most of the city's centrally located hotels raise their prices during the height of the tourist season, so it is essential to look for deals and make reservations well in advance. To experience the true spirit of outdoor New Mexico while on holiday, consider sleeping under the stars at a campground just a short drive from Santa Fe's major urban attractions.
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