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New Mexico State Capitol (Roundhouse)

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Best Kept Art Secret of Santa Fe

I've been coming to Santa Fe for years and never knew that the state capitol contained an... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Matthias M
Baltimore, Maryland

We took a docent-led tour of the New Mexico State Capital and were amazed at the art that filled... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I've been coming to Santa Fe for years and never knew that the state capitol contained an impressive collection of paintings and sculpture by New Mexico artists. My sister finally took me here on my latest visit. It is completely free; you can just wander...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Matthias M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a docent-led tour of the New Mexico State Capital and were amazed at the art that filled this beautiful building. What a treasure for visitors and residents! Our docent was very knowledgeable and us a wealth of information about New Mexico. As out-of-state...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited numerous state capitol buildings and this one is underwhelming. There are a few pieces of art that are interesting but the architecture is not really worth seeing.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 106justint
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I read in the map of "Capitol Building", my mind flased back to photos of "Capitol Buildings" that I visited. But the New Mexico one is very different. The design reflect the characteristic of New Mexico building. It also features the round dome just...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 6 December 2018

New Mexico's state capital has a good collection of artwork. No fee to get in and all of the corridor walls (and the rotunda) are lined with art from New Mexican artists. Art works vary from paintings to sculpture to fine weaving's. Takes 1-2 hours...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Steven W
Reviewed 5 December 2018

Several visitors to Santa Fe have asked me if I'd seen the art in the capitol building. Yesterday, 12/4/2018 I saw it, and it is something every visitor must do. The collection spans parts of 3 floors and is varied and compelling. Additionally there is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Charlotte M
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

The State Capital building is a totally accessible, human-scale center of government AND a spectacular museum of art. We came for the art -- a mix of textile and graphic arts are on display now -- and were delighted. The rotunda at the center of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank jaseaton
Reviewed 17 November 2018

Our group was scheduled to visit the NM State Capitol Building. Great looking building. Wonderful in the roundhouse with the state flag in the terrazzo floor and marble walls. Our tour guide was wonderful and could not expect any better. Very educational tour.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 578billyh
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Beautiful capital building with a lot to see. Filled with art. Free and open until 6 pm. Easy and free parking.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Ash-a-lee55
Reviewed 8 November 2018

We spent 45 minutes here looking at the incredible amount of artwork. It will put your home capitol to shame. No security issues to worry about, just walk in the front door, get a brochure from the desk and wander. Worth it.

Date of experience: November 2018
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tom c
19 September 2017|
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Response from m p | Reviewed this property |
I did not notice wheel chairs. There are adequate elevators and east access to the chamber so limited walking is required and no stairs to climb.
tom c
19 September 2017|
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Response from Sallyloves2travel | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have 1 wheelchair. We used it while we were there!
11 February 2016|
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Response from Casa S | Reviewed this property |
The best parking is across the street from the round house, I believe that is Galisteo street. That way you won't have to worry about feeding a meter. Enjoy your trip and Welcome to Santa Fe!