House Museums & Open-Air Museums of New Mexico Photos

House Museums are historic or architecturally important homes restored to a defined period of time and open for public tours. Open-Air Museums are collections of such houses in a village or neighborhood with the addition of farms, commercial or industrial buildings. A list of all house museums in the state follows the featured museums at the top.

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Rancho de las Golondrinas, Santa Fe, NM Adobe bake ovens at Rancho de las Golondrinas. Santa Fe, NM St. Isidore & St. Mary by Irene Martinez-Yates on Reredos in Golondrinas Chapel at Rancho de las Golondrinas. Santa Fe, NM Corner fireplace & seats of reception room in La Placita at Rancho de las Golondrinas. Santa Fe, NM
Hacienda de los Martinez, Taos, NM La Hacienda de los Martinez. Taos, NM Blue & yellow painted chest on a stand at Hacienda de los Martinez. Taos, NM La Muerte figure of death at Hacienda de los Martinez. Taos, NM
Governor Charles Bent House Museum, Taos, NM Governor Charles Bent House Museum in home of first American Governor of New Mexico, appointed by Gen. Stephen Watts Kearny. Taos, NM Portrait of Governor Charles Bent, murdered in his Taos home in the Navaho uprising at Governor Bent Museum. Taos, NM Casa Grande pottery effigy pot at Governor Bent Museum. Taos, NM
Kit Carson Home, Taos, NM Kit Carson Home. Taos, NM Pottery jugs in kitchen in Kit Carson Home. Taos, NM Painting of Kit Carson with John C. Freemont by McAfee in Kit Carson Home. Taos, NM
Blumenschein Home & Museum, Taos, NM E.L. Blumenschein Home & Museum. Taos, NM Cabinet painted by Leon Gaspard at Blumenschein Home & Museum. Taos, NM Sketch of Berny from Blumy with Apologies by Ernest L. Blumenschein at Blumenschein Home & Museum. Taos, NM
Nicolai Fechin House & Taos Art Museum, Taos, NM Taos Art Museum in Fechin House. Taos, NM Living room fireplace by Nicolai Fechin at Taos Art Museum. Taos, NM Our lady of Guadalupe church painting by Duane Van Vechten at Taos Art Museum. Taos, NM
Casa San Ysidro, Corrales, NM Casa San Ysidro. Corrales, NM Iglesia de San Ysidro near Casa San Ysidro. Corrales, NM House near Casa San Ysidro. Corrales, NM

Other House Museums of New Mexico
  • Abiquiu: The Georgia O'Keeffe Home & Studio
  • Clovis: H.A. Poppy Thorton Homestead & Museum
  • Hobbs: Linam Ranch Museum
  • Silver City: Billy the Kid Family Cabin
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