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Native American Artisans Portal Program Reopens June 11

We are very pleased to announce the Native American Artisans Portal Program reopens on June 11. Artists will return to selling their handcrafted items everyday, 10 am - 3 pm. Please visit our blog for current info on visiting the artists in consideration of Covid Safe Practices.

Walking Tours of Downtown Santa Fe Resume!

Currently available by reservation only, our Friends of History docents are again offering these in person, two hour guided tours. To make a reservation, email For more information, visit the Friends of History Walking Tours page

Summer Hours in Effect

We are currently open Sat-Thurs 10am-5pm and Friday 10am-7pm. We are working diligently to ensure the safety of our visitors and staff by maintaining Covid safe protocols. We will see you soon! Covid Safe Visiting

Free Guided Virtual Tours Now Available

Museum docents are hosting live virtual tours online! Each tour, offered on the Zoom platform, will last approximately 50 minutes and will feature a specific theme or aspect of our Telling New Mexico exhibits. Visit the Tour Schedule to see the calendar of tours available and register to attend. Tours are free of charge, but registration is required. Upon registration, the online link to the selected tour will be sent by email along with instructions for joining the group.

A Mexican Mirror Virtual Tour

Our most recent Virtual Tour, A Mexican Mirror, has just come online. A Mexican Mirror, an exhibit from 2017-2018 highlighted the prints of the Taller de Gráfica Popular

Check out all of the Virtual Tours available for you to experience

El Palacio: "Hides in Plain Sight"

Dr. Rick Hendricks (New Mexico's state records administrator and a former state historian) explores new findings on our famous Segesser hides. Read the El Palacio article here.

From the Collection: Zozobra

Zozobra, a.k.a. Old Man Gloom, was first created by Santa Fe artist, Will Shuster, in 1924. You can view our early model of the marionette's armature on display in the exhibition “Looking Back.” You can also find the model in the virtual version of the "Looking Back" exhibition.

Looking Back: Reflecting on Collections

Our featured changing exhibition "Looking Back" explores the extensive holdings amassed by the Museum of New Mexico over the past century.
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Museum Highlights

On the north side of the Santa Fe Plaza

113 Lincoln Avenue, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501

Summer Hours (May–October)

SUNDAY10 am–5 pm

MONDAY10 am–5 pm

TUESDAY10 am–5 pm

WEDNESDAY10 am–5 pm

THURSDAY10 am–5 pm

FRIDAY10 am–7 pm*

SATURDAY10 am–5 pm

*Open from 5–7 pm on Friday evenings