Palace of the Governors
The Palace of the Governors is a historic building located in the heart of Santa Fe. It was originally built in the early 17th century as the seat of government for the Spanish colonial province of Santa Fe de Nuevo Mexico, making it one of the oldest public buildings in the United States. The museum inside the Palace of the Governors contains exhibits on the history of Santa Fe and New Mexico, including displays on the Pueblo people, Spanish colonialism and the Santa Fe Trail. The museum also houses a large collection of Native American art and artifacts, including pottery, jewelry, and textiles.