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Monday, April 9, 2012

Walking Tours of Santa Fe

Are you really interested in the History of Santa Fe? A new service is being offered by the New Mexico History Museum and the Palace of the Governors (pictured as it appeared many years ago). You can take a Downtown Walking Tour Led by experts on the history, who will share such wonderful bits of information such as "Where the Manhattan Project scientists learned of their new posting." You will have help in picking out the Victorian architecture among the Pueblo Revival buildings on the Santa Fe Plaza?

The tours begin on April 16 and run through mid-October each week from Monday-Saturday. Gather at the Palace Courtyard’s Blue Gate, beginning at 10:15am, just south of the History Museum entrance at 113 Lincoln Ave. Cost is $10. Children 16 and under are free when accompanied by an adult. Museum guides do not accept tips. (No tours are offered on the Saturdays when large events are held on the Plaza, such as Spanish Market and Santa Fe Fiesta.) the tours last 2 hours and include plenty of opportunities to ask questions.he Pueblo Revival on the Santa Fe Plaza?

New Mexico History Museum

Other walking tours of Santa Fe are available including one of the 'haunted' locations!

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