Fodor's Expert Review Georgia O'Keeffe Home & Studio

Abiquiu House/Mansion/Villa Fodor's Choice

In 1945 Georgia O'Keeffe bought a large, dilapidated late-18th-century Spanish-colonial adobe compound just off the plaza. Upon the 1946 death of her husband, photographer Alfred Stieglitz, she left New York City and began dividing her time permanently between this home, which figured prominently in many of her works, and the one in nearby Ghost Ranch. The patio is featured in Black Patio Door (1955) and Patio with Cloud (1956). O'Keeffe died in 1986 at the age of 98 and left provisions in her will to ensure that the property's houses would never be public monuments.

Highly engaging one-hour tours are available by advance reservation through Santa Fe's Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, which owns the house and operates the tours Tuesday–Saturday from early March through late November (call for hours); the cost is $35–$45 depending on the day and season (summer Saturdays are most expensive). Tours depart by shuttle bus from the tour office (a new, expanded visitor center... READ MORE

In 1945 Georgia O'Keeffe bought a large, dilapidated late-18th-century Spanish-colonial adobe compound just off the plaza. Upon the 1946 death of her husband, photographer Alfred Stieglitz, she left New York City and began dividing her time permanently between this home, which figured prominently in many of her works, and the one in nearby Ghost Ranch. The patio is featured in Black Patio Door (1955) and Patio with Cloud (1956). O'Keeffe died in 1986 at the age of 98 and left provisions in her will to ensure that the property's houses would never be public monuments.

Highly engaging one-hour tours are available by advance reservation through Santa Fe's Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, which owns the house and operates the tours Tuesday–Saturday from early March through late November (call for hours); the cost is $35–$45 depending on the day and season (summer Saturdays are most expensive). Tours depart by shuttle bus from the tour office (a new, expanded visitor center will open at this location in mid-2018), which is next to the Abiquiu Inn. Book well ahead in summer, as these tours fill up quickly.

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Quick Facts

21120 U.S. 84
Abiquiu, New Mexico  87510, USA

505-685–4539

www.okeeffemuseum.org/tickets-and-tours

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: $35–$45, Closed Sun. and Mon. and late Nov.–early Mar.

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