What do you want to do? Here is a great list of free stuff to do in Albuquerque & Santa Fe
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A wide-range of art and historical items are on display. Exhibits change frequently, so be sure to call ahead or visit official website for detailed information. Free the first Wednesday of each month
Art Museum of NM
Collection of paintings, photography, and sculpture. Located inside University of New Mexico Five Arts Building.
Indian Dances at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
Summer weekends at 11 am and 2 pm. They are held in the center's lawn courtyard.
Maxwell Museum of Anthropology
The Maxwell Museum of Anthropology offers two permanent exhibitions in their Main Gallery - People of the Southwest Exhibit and Ancestors Exhibit. Two other galleries accommodate changing, short-term exhibitions — the North Gallery and the Contemporary Southwest Gallery, presenting the contemporary voice of the people who share in the history and traditions of the Southwest.
Old Town Plaza
Old Town Albuquerque is a must visit to a place where centuries of history and modern life merge to blend 18th century architecture with narrow brick paths, world famous artwork, the finest in jewelry, delicious food and rare specialty shops offering you the creative talents of our Spanish, Native American and Anglo heritages.
Petroglyph National Monument
Visit Las Imagenes Visitor Center - get orientation on park trails, special events and guided tours. The park offers many trails, views, and volcanoes. Watch out for the rattlesnakes!
Bataan Memorial Military Museum
The museum recognizes the important role that the people of New Mexico have played in the armed forces.
Cristo Rey Church
This adobe structure houses a beautiful reredo, which is one of the finest examples of spanish colonial art dating back to the 1700s.
Fiesta de Santa Fe
Held every Labor Day weekend in Santa Fe Plaza. Parades, arts, and crafts.
Georgia O'Keefe Museum
The museum houses painting, drawing, and sculpture from one of the most successful artists of the 20th century. Free only Friday 5-8
Institute of American Indian Arts Museum
The Institute of American Indian Arts Museum displays contemporary arts, paintings, photography, jewelry, sculpture, and fiber arts.
Museum of Indian Arts & Culture
The museum houses a large collection of pottery, baskets, maps, and other items. Free only on Friday, 5-8
Museum of International Folk Art
A favorite for both kids and adults, the museum houses a vast collection of folk art from around the world. Included are Mexican masks, New Mexican quilts, African puppets, figurines, clothing, and much more. Free only on Friday, 5-8
New Mexico Capitol
Tour the large rotunda which is filled with exhibits from New Mexico's history. Call ahead for tours
Palace of the Governor's Museum
Displays various items from Santa Fe's history. Free only on Fridays 5 pm - 8 pm.
39 Camino del Rincón
Santa Fe, New Mexico