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Small, yet interesting area of Santa Fe

I stumbled upon this small area of Santa Fe, a few years ago, walking from the train station to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
alice w
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Placitas, New Mexico
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Such a Treasure

The Oldest House is located a few steps from the oldest chapel, St. Miguel. There is no charge to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JanSD2013
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Nashville, Tennessee
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800-year old Adobe house; considered the oldest house in the United States.
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215 E de Vargas St, Lower Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2703
Downtown
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+1 505-988-1944
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you want to stop by, check out the Oldest House in Santa Fe. The outside is very nice and the inside is very very small with just couple of rooms left. The folks back in the day had to adjust to the living conditions...More

Thank DannyWasserman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stumbled upon this small area of Santa Fe, a few years ago, walking from the train station to Canyon Rd. It’s a charming area, quiet feels sacred. There’s the oldest house, an old Pueblo ruin and the church. The Oldest House has just a...More

Thank alice w
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was ok - you don’t have to pay to see it. There isn’t much to it - it’s mostly a gift shop. The only thing left of the original building is two rooms.

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s free and only takes a moment to see. We were passing by so decided to pop in. It’s small and cramped but you do feel like you’ve stepped back in time . There is some old furniture and artifacts but they don’t seem to...More

1  Thank terrysavage
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Oldest House is located a few steps from the oldest chapel, St. Miguel. There is no charge to go into the house, but the entrance/exit is through a gift shop. It is amazing to see the depth of the walls and the smallness of...More

Thank JanSD2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the oldest house in the us. And it is certainly small and cramped. A little claustrophobic with a lot of visitors and very stuffy. A few small rooms some furniture. A fair Representation but should do something about the air. It is free...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oldest house with history of reconstruction one. Two rooms with some artifacts that have not understandable relation to house. Could be organized better, but it FREE and you will not lose anything by looking.

Thank 9vasyln
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This house could easily be missed unless you are aware of its existence.Located just beside the San Miguel Mission.It is small but full of history and interesting artifacts inside.

Thank LPY39
Reviewed 11 July 2018

If you are a History buff. Visit this. You do not miss anything if you do not visit also. It is supposed to be the oldest house in Town,preserved and marketed as such.No entry fee. Quite an old building well maintained. You see odd old...More

Thank KRAMA200
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Supposedly the oldest house in town. Really a gift shop with a couple of other rooms with some artifacts. Would not go out of the way to see but if you are in the neighborhood, take a peek.

Thank maapar
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3 November 2017|
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Response from DeanMurphy2020 | Reviewed this property |
Redmond: I visited on a Monday, after touring the church. Don't expect this to be a mansion refurbished; it is a pioneer "hut" that has been preserved, but not restored. Keep in mind that houses then had only two rooms. The... More
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just donation
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Response from peterglassman | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately I was there on a Monday and I do not remember seeing any sign with their hours. They have a gift shop so my guess is that they are open all the time. You may want to try calling them or look them up online.
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