Palace of the Governors

Plaza, History Museum
105 W Palace Ave
Santa Fe, NM 87501
(505) 476-5100


  • Palace of the Governors is the oldest continuously occupied public building in the United States. Learn more in this C-SPAN American History TV video.
  • Buy jewelry direct from Native American artists and cut out the middle man. Bargain if you like.
  • You can haggle with the artists and jewelers here over prices.
  • Originally built by the Spanish as a government seat in this remote outpost in 1610, this historic landmark is a national treasure. Visit the museum or stroll at sunset for contemplative Plaza views.
  • Make sure to pass through and marvel at some of the beautiful art for sale right from the native american artist.
  • Go inside this beautiful building to learn about the unique and fascinating history of Santa Fe. The scene outside can be nutty filled with the worst types of tourists.
  • Cool history and even cooler Santeros!
  • An enchanting museum. Quick for most but a long visit for the real history buffs!
  • A must-stop in Santa Fe. Absorb more than 400 years of history.
  • Go early and the native Americans sell their Authentic jewelry
  • Pretty and interesting. Sad to hear they're trying to raise money.

Nearby places

100 Old Santa Fe Trl.