Kit Carson House

Taos, New Mexico, NRHP-listed

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Geographical coordinates: 36.40702638911979 -105.57254416045815


English Kit Carson House

The Kit Carson House is a historic house museum at 113 Kit Carson Road in central Taos, New Mexico. Built in 1825, it was from 1843 until his death the home of frontiersman Kit Carson (1809-1868). A good example of Spanish Colonial architecture, it is now owned by the local Masonic fraternity, and serves as a museum dedicated to Carson's life. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1963.

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English Kit Carson Home and Museum

The Taos home of Kit Carson, a 19th-century frontiersman, Indian agent, and Army officer who played a prominent role in the Indian Wars. The house has been lovingly preserved, with artifacts from Carson's life and period furnishings illustrating frontier life in Taos, including one room done up to look like a frontier trading post.

Address 113 Kit Carson Rd
Price $7 adult, $6 senior, $5 teens/students, children 12 and under free
Last Edit2015-12-21
Wikidata Updated: Fri Jul 23 2021 04:02:19