La Hacienda de los Martinez

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One of the few Spanish Colonial "great houses" open to the public, the fortress-like hacienda was built in 1804 by merchant Don Antonio Severino Martinez. Its windowless adobe walls rise above the west bank of the Rio Pueblo de Taos. Twenty-one spartan rooms, built around two courtyards, provide a look at frontier life. Period pieces furnish bedrooms, servants' quarters, stables, the kitchen and a large fiesta room. Weavers, blacksmiths and other skilled workers-such as quilters and santeros-often give living-history demonstrations.

Useful information

Address:

Hacienda Way 708, 87571 Taos

Phone:

+1 575-758-1000

Price:

8 $ (-16 years old 4 $)

Opening hours

daily except Wed 10am-5pm, Sun noon-5pm

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