Fodor's Expert Review Kit Carson Home and Museum

Plaza and Vicinity Museum/Gallery

Kit Carson bought this low-slung 12-room adobe home in 1843 for his wife, Josefa Jaramillo, the daughter of a powerful, politically influential Spanish family. Three of the museum's rooms are furnished, as they were when the Carson family lived here. The rest of the museum is devoted to gun and mountain-man exhibits, such as rugged leather clothing and Kit's own Spencer carbine rifle with its beaded leather carrying case, and early Taos antiques, artifacts, and manuscripts.

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113 Kit Carson Rd.
Taos, New Mexico  87571, USA


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