Governor Bent House and Museum, Taos

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  • Unless you enjoy funky junk shops, save your time (and the $3 admission). We came away wondering what sort of other places were seen by the people who called this "among the must see attractions" of T...  more »
  • Small museum, covering the episode surrounding Governor Bent. Old gift shop holds old treasures at very low pricing. Taos pottery for sale here. We will go back for a longer visit.  more »
  • Not much information to learn. One room does have some unorganized papers and a summary of Governor Bent. Walked thru in about 5 minutes. Some interesting old antiques to see. This needs to be updated...  more »
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  • It's small, and there aren't a lot of labels. I wouldn't make it the first place you visit to learn local history, but it's interesting nonetheless.

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