The best museums in Santa Fe in 2022

These are the top 10 best museums in Santa Fe, United States, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2022. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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These are the best museums in Santa Fe:

  1. Loretto Chapel1

    Loretto Chapel

    Santa Fe
    The Loretto Chapel in Santa Fe , New Mexico , USA , is a former Roman Catholic church that is now used as a museum and a wedding chapel . It is known for its unusual helix -shaped spiral staircase (the "Miraculous Stair"). The Sisters of Loretto credited St. Joseph with its construction. It has be
  2. Meow Wolf2

    Meow Wolf

    Santa Fe
    Meow Wolf is an American arts and entertainment company that creates large-scale immersive art installations as well as produces streaming content, music videos , and arts and music festivals. Founded in 2008, its flagship attraction, House of Eternal Return in Santa Fe, New Mexico , is a 20,000-squ
  3. Palace of the Governors3

    Palace of the Governors

    Santa Fe
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  5. Site Santa Fe4

    Site Santa Fe

    Santa Fe
  6. Museum of Indian Arts & Culture5

    Museum of Indian Arts & Culture

    Santa Fe
    The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture is a museum of Native American art and culture located in Santa Fe, New Mexico . It is one of eight museums in the state operated by the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs and is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums as part of the Museum of New
  7. Museum of International Folk Art6

    Museum of International Folk Art

    Santa Fe
    The Museum of International Folk Art is a state-run institution in Santa Fe, New Mexico , United States. It is one of many cultural institutions operated by the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs .
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  9. New Mexico History Museum7

    New Mexico History Museum

    Santa Fe
    The New Mexico History Museum is a history museum in Santa Fe , New Mexico . It is part of the state-run Museum of New Mexico system operated by the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs . Opened in 2009, the museum houses 96,000 square feet (8,900 m ) of permanent and rotating exhibits covering
  10. Wheelwright Museum8

    Wheelwright Museum

    Santa Fe
    The Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian is a museum devoted to Native American arts. It is located in Santa Fe, New Mexico and was founded in 1937 by Mary Cabot Wheelwright , who came from Boston , and Hastiin Klah , a Navajo singer and medicine man .
  11. New Mexico Museum of Art9

    New Mexico Museum of Art

    Santa Fe
    The New Mexico Museum of Art is an art museum in Santa Fe governed by the state of New Mexico . It is one of four state-run museums in Santa Fe that are part of the Museum of New Mexico . It is located at 107 West Palace Avenue, one block off the historic Santa Fe Plaza . It was given its current
  12. Santa Fe Botanical Garden10

    Santa Fe Botanical Garden

    Santa Fe

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