Top Choice Museum in Santa Fe

Georgia O'Keeffe Museum

With 10 beautifully lit galleries in a rambling 20th-century adobe, this museum boasts the world's largest collection of O'Keeffe’s work. She’s best known for her luminous New Mexican landscapes, but the changing ex…
Top Choice Museum in Santa Fe

Museum of Indian Arts & Culture

This top-quality museum sets out to trace the origins and history of the various Native American peoples of the entire desert Southwest, and explain and illuminate their widely differing cultural traditions. Pueblo,…
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Museum of International Folk Art

Santa Fe’s most unusual and exhilarating museum centers on the world's largest collection of folk art. Its huge main gallery displays whimsical and mind-blowing objects from more than 100 different countries. Tiny h…
Top Choice Historic Building in Santa Fe

Palace of the Governors

The oldest public building in the US, this low-slung adobe complex started out as home to New Mexico’s first Spanish governor in 1610; was occupied by Pueblo Indians following their Revolt in 1680; and after 1846 be…
Top Choice Plaza in Santa Fe

The Plaza

For over 400 years, the Plaza has stood at the heart of Santa Fe. Originally it marked the far northern end of the Camino Real from Mexico; later, it was the goal for wagons heading west along the Santa Fe Trail. To…
Historic Building in Santa Fe

Loretto Chapel

Built in 1878 for the Sisters of Loretto, this tiny Gothic chapel is famous as the site of St Joseph's Miraculous Staircase, a spiraling and apparently unsupported wooden staircase added by a mysterious young carpen…
Museum in Santa Fe

New Mexico Museum of Art

Built in 1917, and a prime early example of Santa Fe’s Pueblo Revival architecture, the New Mexico Museum of Art has spent a century collecting and displaying works by regional artists. A treasure trove of works by …
Historic Building in Santa Fe

State Capitol

New Mexico’s State Capitol, informally known as the Roundhouse, was laid out in the shape of the state symbol – also the emblem of Zia Pueblo – in 1966. Home to the state legislature, which sits for 60 days in even-…
Church in Santa Fe

San Miguel Mission

Erected from 1610 onwards, by and for the Tlaxcalan Indians who arrived from Mexico with Santa Fe’s first Spanish settlers, this is considered to be the oldest church in the US. Much of the original building was des…
Museum in Santa Fe

Santa Fe Children's Museum

The Santa Fe Children's Museum features hands-on exhibits on science and art for young children. The museum runs daily programs tackling subjects like solar energy and printmaking.