Everything You Need to Know About the House of Eternal Return

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Santa Fe is known as ‘The City Different’ for its renowned art scene and culture that sets it apart from the rest of the country. This distinct sense of self, combined with an array of history and natural wonders, makes our small mountain city the perfect destination for a one-of-a-kind trip. One of the attractions that best represents the vision and mindset of Santa Fe is the House of Eternal Return exhibit at Meow Wolf. So, put on your thinking cap and get ready to explore an exciting and quirky world in this award-winning exhibit. For a more extensive list of full of activities and experiences in Santa Fe, request our free Vacation Guide!

Explore the House of Eternal Return

What is it?

The House of Eternal Return at Meow Wolf Santa Fe is an interactive exhibit where art, technology, and storytelling combine for one of the most unique experiences in a city known for being different. The story takes place in Santa Fe, where the Selig family mysteriously disappears from their house after conducting a science experiment that dissolved the nature of time and space. It’s up to visitors to explore the many hidden passageways, clues, and fantastically designed sets to figure out where the family is and how they got there.

Why Visit?

This interactive exhibit isn’t just for kids. Adults of all ages will love being a part of this science fiction novel. The House of Eternal Return is a large-scale puzzle that holds new and exciting secrets around every corner, and each intricate detail holds some significance that adds up to the conclusion. There are so many fun ways to discover clues you might not even want to finish the journey!

Other Things to Do at Meow Wolf

Concerts and Events

Meow Wolf holds a variety of shows, community events, and workshops on their premise every week. Musical performances take place outside of the House of Eternal Return, giving the event a fun and experimental setting where a variety of genres set a scene like no other. Tickets for these events sell fast, so purchase tickets if you’re planning on attending one during your visit.

Float Bar and Cafe

If you work up an appetite during your time in the House of Eternal Return, stop at Float Bar and Cafe to continue your journey through a weird and whimsical world. The bar features odd specialty drinks like like Absinthe poured through a ‘cotton candy cloud’ among a smattering of unique accompaniments like lavender foam and charm-like marshmallows. They also serve up coffee, tea, health shakes, and more throughout the day (spirits after 4 p.m.).


Meow Wolf is a quick 12-minute drive from El Farolito Inn and the heart of Santa Fe. There isn’t much to do in the area outside of this attraction, but it’s worth the short trip regardless. It is halfway in between the center of town and the Haiku Pathway at Santa Fe Community College, which is just one of the many hidden gems in Santa Fe.

Enjoy Your Santa Fe Retreat at El Farolito!The interior of the Galisteo Room

El Farolito is the perfect place to call home during your trip to the City Different! Our Southwestern-themed rooms, delicious gourmet breakfast, and excellent location blocks from the center of Santa Fe allow you to enjoy the best restaurants, sights, and museums in the city.

What are you waiting for? Start booking your trip to the Land of Enchantment by booking your room today! We look forward to meeting you!

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