Santa Fe History Guided Walking Tour
Santa Fe History is a museum and historical site that offers guided walking tours of Santa Fe's historic district. These tours are FREE and start at the information kiosk on the plaza. These tours have a total walking distance of about 1.5 miles, which is about 45 minutes for an average walker. The time is accessible to wheelchairs and strollers, and we have some tools available for those needing assistance hearing or seeing our materials during the Tour (please let us know in advance). The Tour gives an overview of Santa Fe's Hispanic and Indigenous history. The Tour covers the Santa Fe Plaza, the historic buildings, and their relationship. The Tour also covers the Old Plaza (the plaza before its recent renovation), the Water Walk, and Los Pobladores Historic District.
Santa Fe, NM's museums and historical sites are accessible to people with physical, visual, and hearing impairments. The museums are accessible by ground-level entrances, and accessible parking spaces are located at each entrance. Strollers can be used by clients who cannot walk a significant distance but should not be used for seating during the Tour. Trolleys can be rented from many downtown Santa Fe restaurants and businesses. Santa Fe, NM's museums and historical sites are accessible to people with physical, visual, and hearing impairments. The museums are accessible by ground-level entrances, and accessible parking spaces are located at each entrance.
They provide clear, concise, and accurate information during the Tour. They use descriptive audio and video materials to supplement our text. For example, we include occasional audio highlights for our historical overview so that viewers can follow along with key points as the Tour continues. Information is also provided in printed documentation that is available in all of the museums.
Santa Fe History Guided Walking Tour has been reviewed by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM). On April 18, 2011, the American Alliance of Museums(AAM) accepted Santa Fe History Guided Walking Tour into their prestigious Museum Assessment Program. The Museum Assessment Program is an evaluation process that helps museums improve and learn from one another. The Tour has received accreditation from participating in the Museum Assessment Program (MAP) and was reviewed by a team on April 16-18, 2011.
- Approximately how long could a customer plan to spend at Santa Fe History Guided Walking Tour?
It lasts approximately 2.5 hours.