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Museum of International Folk Art

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Amazing displays

Especially the beadwork from the Lakota Indians! The whole museum is quite interesting with... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Rhonda S
Washougal, Washington
Visit the world in one building

You will have the opportunity to see examples of traditional folk art from around the world and see... read more

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Jamie R
Haysville, United States
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Open 10am to 5pm Tuesday through Sundays and closed Mondays November through April; open daily 10am to 5pm May through October. Closed Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Easter & Thanksgiving holidays. Current exhibitions include No Idle Hands: The...more
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706 Camino Lejo, on Museum Hill, Santa Fe, NM 87505-7511
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Reviewed yesterday

Especially the beadwork from the Lakota Indians! The whole museum is quite interesting with artisans from all over the world.

Thank Rhonda S
Reviewed yesterday

You will have the opportunity to see examples of traditional folk art from around the world and see how they really are connected to each other.

Thank Jamie R
Reviewed yesterday

Great museum and gift shop!It has many special shows ...some of the best I've seen about crafts...Its on museum hill.

Thank mark h
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a wonderful museum with a terrific gift shop. Part of the museum is one mans private collection while the other sections always have interesting crafts from other countries to view. Do not miss this terrific museum on museum hill in Santa FE.

Thank judy l
Reviewed 6 days ago

An interesting and unique museum. A great collection of crafts and homespun art. Also a room of over a 100 dioramas. A cool way to spend the afternoon.

Thank Stay770036
Reviewed 1 week ago

Davis Mather, a connoisseur of folk art, recommended we go to the museum and see the Gerard Gallery. The Gerard’s donated over 110,000 pieces to the museum, 10% are on display. Anything considered folk art is on display. Some of the pieces are fabulous and...More

Thank Gail213
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever we go to Santa Fe, which is several times a year, we treat ourselves to this instructive and entertaining museum. The permanent collection lans heavily toward dioramas of village life, but the true eye-openers are the temporary exhibits. On our last visit, we were...More

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved this museum. Could have spent much more time there, if travel schedule allowed. It's not "just" paintings on a wall; much--if not most--exhibits are objects. And so many!! Kids seemed to really enjoy it. Wish I'd gone there, and the next-door Native American...More

Thank Betty P
Reviewed 1 week ago

After visiting a billion art galleries and museums in 4 days I was not expecting to be impressed, but this place is a jewel! In some exhibits art from many different countries were grouped by media, making it easy to compare how different cultures can...More

Thank Brikabet
Reviewed 1 week ago

I found the collections in this museum truly fascinating and unique. I would, however, recommend taking the free guided tour which gives you perspective and adds to your enjoyment. A must do !

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15 November 2017|
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Response from MOIFA | Property representative |
Please send inquiries to info.moifa@state.nm.us Thank you!
1 August 2017|
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Response from MOIFA | Property representative |
Yes, parking is free on Museum Hill
1 August 2017|
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Response from MOIFA | Property representative |
Yes, there is FREE parking on Museum Hill with Bus service to downtown.