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Museum Hill

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Real estate near Museum Hill includes plenty of larger homes, most of them dating to the middle of the 20th Century. Some of the homes in this area are notable for their large lots and sweeping views. There are homes in this area that were designed by architect John Graw Meem. Many of the houses here are decidedly luxury properties, with all the amenities and features one would expect at that level of the Santa Fe real estate market.

Visiting Museum Hill in Santa Fe

Museum Hill, true to the name, includes four great museums and a botanical garden. The Museum Hill Café provides a place to get food and refreshments right on site. Museum Hill itself is located on Camino Lejo, off of Old Santa Fe Trail.

The attractions include:

The Museum of International Folk Art

You can take a walking tour of this museum in the morning or afternoon. Call [telnumlink](505)476-1204[/telnumlink] to get information and confirm your attendance. The exhibits here include everything from the whimsical to the profound, so there’s plenty to explore. It’s truly international, with some of the exhibits including items from hundreds of different nations.

Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

Tours with docents are free at this museum. You can join a daily tour by calling [telnumlink](505) 476-1269[/telnumlink]. Group tours are also available. This museum features exhibits that offer insight into the Native cultures all over the southwest. The museum’s collections make apparent the tremendous diversity among Native American art throughout the southwestern US, as well as the diversity of cultures, languages and history.

The Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian

This museum features art by current Native American artists, as well as historical examples. It’s been operating since the 1930s and, in addition to a variety of exhibits, there’s a museum shop on site. The Wheelwright is opening a jewelry wing soon; slated for June 2015. Admission to this museum is free.

Museum of Spanish Colonial Art

This museum focuses on the history of the Spanish Colonial period, including art, culture and traditions. It was founded in the 1920s. The museum has a very large collection. Their exhibitions include contemporary art, in addition to the historical examples on display. You can get ticket information by calling [telnumlink](505) 982-2226[/telnumlink].

Santa Fe Botanical Gardens

The Santa Fe Botanical Gardens offer a stunning environment to explore. There’s a shop located on the property. The venue can even be rented for events. There are guided tours offered every day and you don’t need to call ahead to participate.

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