A trip to the City Different requires visitors to experience some of the incredible history and culture that makes this one of the most fascinating towns in the country. One of our favorite ways to explore this side of our city is to visit at least a handful of the top historical sites and museums in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Whether you want to gaze at Native American art, uncover an interactive mystery, or discover ancient cliff dwellings, you’ll find one of the most unique collections of art and history in the world here!

For more ways to make the most of your trip to the City Different, be sure to request our complimentary Vacation Guide!

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The Top Museums in Santa Fe

Museum of International Folk Art


505-476-1200 725

Camino Lejo

Museum of Contemporary Native Arts


505-983-8900 108

Cathedral Place

SITE Santa Fe


505-989-1199 1606

Paseo de Peralta

Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian


505-982-4636 704

Camino Lejo

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum


505-946-1000 217

Johnson Street

Museum of Spanish Colonial Art


505-982-2226 725

Camino Lejo

El Rancho De Las Golondrinas


505-471-2261 334

Los Pinos Road

Museum of Indian Arts and Culture


505-827-6463 725

Camino Lejo

New Mexico Museum of Art


505-476-5072 107

West Palace

New Mexico History Museum


505-476-5200 113

Lincoln Ave.

The Top Historic Sites in Santa Fe

Bandelier National Monument



San Miguel Mission

505-983-3974 401

Old Santa Fe Trail

Pecos National Monument


505-757-6414 ext.1

Palace of the Governors



Loretto Chapel


505-982-0092 207

Old Santa Fe Trail

Plan Your Trip to the City Different

Acequia Madre roomEl Farolito Inn offers an incredible stay for those escaping to Santa Fe. Our beautiful Inn has a selection of Southwestern-themed rooms with locally crafted furnishings and decor. We are also a short walk from the heart of town, making it easy for you to get out and explore all of the museums and history that our city has to offer!

Start planning your trip today by booking one of our rooms! We look forward to welcoming you to the City Different.