A Taste Of The Old West
The rugged American frontiersman and trapper Kit Carson purchased this territorial style 4-room adobe in 1843 for his wife. Step back into time; furnished rooms remain as Carson and his family once dwelled. The adventurer and military buff will appreciate the display of old rifles, stunning beaded leather cases, Caron's Masonic hat and early Taos artifacts and antiques. The courtyard reveals a cool adobe baking oven (called a horno). It's a small museum with deep, historical roots. The onsite gift shop carries comprehensive Carson and southwest biographies.
By Kate Donnelly, AFAR Local Expert
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113 Kit Carson Rd, Taos, NM 87571, USA
Sun - Sat 10am - 5pm