New Mexico History Museum

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Buy Your Tickets Online!

You can now purchase your History Museum tickets in advance and online. Purchase Now

Palace Seen and Unseen

Although construction in the Palace of the Governors continues, this historic landmark now hosts two exhibits open to the public, the first of which is this exhibition revealing archaeological finds unearthed from the Palace.

In Search of Domínguez and Escalante: Photographing the 1776 Expedition Through the Southwest

On view in the Palace of the Governor's, and exhibit of photographs by Siegfried Halus and Greg Mac Gregor revisiting the 1776 journey of two Spanish friars. More info.

Native American Artisans Portal Program is open!

We are very pleased to announce that the Native American Artisans Portal Program has reopened. Artists are currently selling their handcrafted items everyday, 8:30 am - 5 pm., and they are wearing masks 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

Winter Hours Now In Effect

The museum is now open Tues-Sun, 10am-5pm. The museum is closed on Mondays. We will remain open until 7pm every 1st Friday of the month. 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
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Museum Highlights

On the north side of the Santa Fe Plaza

113 Lincoln Avenue, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501

Winter Hours (November–April)

SUNDAY10 am–5 pm


TUESDAY10 am–5 pm

WEDNESDAY10 am–5 pm

THURSDAY10 am–5 pm

FRIDAY10 am–5 pm*

SATURDAY10 am–5 pm

*Open from 5–7 pm on the first Friday of each month