Palace of the Governors, Santa Fe

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The Palace of the Governors Photo Archives contains more than an estimated 1,000,000 items including historic photographic prints, cased photos, glass plate negatives, film negatives, stereographs, photo postcards, panoramas, transparencies, lantern slides, and motion pictures.
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  • The plaza is for sure one of the places you will visit in Santa Fe. In the morning you will find the native americans selling their jewelry under the portales of the Governors Building. At night the p...  more »
  • The Palace of the Governors fee includes the New Mexico History Museum. We walked through without a tour and learned a little about the history of New Mexico and the US.  more »
  • The historical displays here are fascinating, showing the differences in the past uses of the building. Doors are smaller as people were shorter. Be sure to allow time to go through the History Museum...  more »
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  • Look no further for the oldest continuously occupied building built by Europeans in the United States. North end of the public square and a former capitol building for the New Mexico territory. Worth a visit due to how old it is.
  • Had a great time buying jewelry from the local benders on the street
  • We actually did not have time to tour the palace but did purchase jewelry directly from the Native Americans in the outdoor portal of the palace. It was wonderful to talk to the local artists and the jewelry, pottery, weavings, etc. were awesome and authentic. Santa Fe is a wonderful vibrant town & we want to return when we have more time.
  • Very nice visit seen lots of Amazing local jewelry and the people here were very nice.
  • Essential stop for weekend visitors seeking to purchase jewelry and art created by artisans from local pueblos.
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