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New Mexico History Museum

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Lobby, NM History Museum © Blair Clark/NM Department of Cultural Affairs
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Looking at Kumi Yamashita's "Fragments", 2009 © Natalie Baca/NM Department of Cultural Affairs
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Sterling humidor made for the USS "New Mexico" © Blair Clark/NM Department of Cultural Affairs
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Embroidered colcha bedspread, 19th century © Blair Clark/NM Department of Cultural Affairs
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Nuestra Senora de la Luz, 1939 © Blair Clark, New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs
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Gustave Baumann studio, re-creation
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Two unidentified women at a Navajo encampment, Laguna Pueblo, New Mexico ca 1928-41 © Palace of the Governors Photo Archives, #00325
New Mexico History Museum
113 Lincoln Ave.
santa fe, nm 87501
Venue Type: Museum
QUICK FACTS
Contact
Kate Nelson
Open hours
10am-5pm Tuesday-Sunday; open Mondays in the summer; Fridays open for free 5-8pm
Phone
505-476-5200
Cost
In-state $6; others $9. Free to children 16 and under daily; NM residents Sundays; NM seniors Wednesdays.
DESCRIPTION

A 96,000-square-foot addition to the venerable Palace of the Governors (the nation's oldest continuously occupied government building), the New Mexico History Museum sweeps across five centuries of stories that made the American West -- from early Native inhabitants to Spanish colonists, Santa Fe Trail riders, outlaws, the railroad, artists, scientists, hippies and more. Vibrant lectures, hands-on workshops and performances complement the museum experience. Films, computer interactives, artifacts, photos, maps, paintings and more tell the New Mexico story and provide a jumping-off point for your New Mexico adventures.