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The Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian showcases changing exhibitions which vary from archeological, Native American- Mexican art and artefacts, to fine stone jewelry, portraits, photographs, exquisite textiles, to a series of interpretative art-work.
No matter when you visit the museum, you are sure to touch a part of American-Indian history. The museum also sells books and the in-house shop is perfect to buy small trinkets and souvenirs as gifts.
Entrance Ticket Details For Wheelwright Museum Of The American Indian
- General admission: N$8.00 Admission fees apply to adult tour groups.
- Admission is free to the public the first Sunday of every month.
- Admission is free for museum members, Native Americans, children under the age of 12, students with a valid student id, and active military.
Wheelwright Museum Of The American Indian Hours
- Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays: 10:30 am & 2:00 pm.
How to Reach Wheelwright Museum Of The American Indian
- By Bus: Hospital (NB) (around 3 kilometers away)
- By renting a Car/Bike/Bicycle.
- By Taxi/ Cab
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22.25% of people who visit Santa Fe include Wheelwright Museum Of The American Indian in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
55.1% of people start their Wheelwright Museum Of The American Indian visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Wheelwright Museum Of The American Indian
86.46% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Wheelwright Museum Of The American Indian
Wheelwright Museum Of The American Indian Reviews & Ratings
Great little museum, with tremendous authentic native artists-- established and newer. Easy to visit, a perfect under one hour visit. The shop is also very good, with reasonable prices again for authentic art.
Marvelous chronological collection of Native American crafted jewelry and contemporary native artist's work.
What a wonderful museum! Small, intimate, feels very personal. Everyone on staff was super friendly, helpful and welcoming. I really enjoyed the exhibits featuring indigenous New Mexican artists, and watching the videos of the artists discussing their perspectives and creative process. The museum gift shop is a replica of a trading post. I just wish they had a larger selection of museum books.
What a wonderful museum! A stunning exhibit by Rose B. Simpson and whoever did the lighting for her pieces should be nominated (and subsequently win) an award! The commentary by Bob Haozous was poignant without descending into cynicism and nihilism (the same could be said of Rose!) don’t miss their video interviews - definitely watch them before you go through the museum as it adds so much context and character to their works. Definitely hit the trading post to support the local artists and the museum as they have some great pieces, books, etc... for reasonable prices. The irony of buying something is not lost on me given the character of the exhibits but this place is what markets should aspire to support - vote with your money and your feet to spread the vital messages this museum conveys, to support their fabulous permanent jewelry collection, and to learn and experience contemporary culture that deserves to be spread!
Great displays all around. Beyond the regular displays, individual artists are showing their outstanding work.