Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, Santa Fe

4.5
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Discover the culture of Native American tribes in the American Southwest at Museum of Indian Arts & Culture. The site serves as a working laboratory where anthropologists continue to study the lives of the land's past residents, thanks to an extensive collection of artifacts. Textiles, clothing, and tools in the exhibits lend insight into cultures that blossomed in the desert's heat. Stroll the sculpture garden, where modern works by Native American artists share space with adobe structures. Visiting and temporary exhibits pass through the museum's halls throughout the year. To visit Museum of Indian Arts & Culture and get the most from your holiday in Santa Fe, create itinerary details personal to you using our Santa Fe online tour itinerary planner.
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  • We visited this museum one afternoon and enjoyed the art very much. I learned so much from the artwork and some of the traditions that the Indians had from early stages.  more »
  • This museum is completely amazing. The exhibits do change during the year. I saw a 5,000 year old pot! if you have a guide which I did first time your education on Native Americans has a whole new...  more »
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  • This museum is amazing! It focuses more on "anthropology" than "art," but the items they have and the contextual information they provide on the various first cultures and items really help to understand these peoples. This is one of the best museums on Southwest Native Americans I have ever encountered, and can't be missed if you have any interest in this subject!
  • Lovely museum of mid-century modern design and folk art featuring a lot of toys and miniatures. Cited with several other museums and a botanical garden. Beautiful location with views. The cafe is great for lunch.

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