CASA SAN YSIDRO
The Albuquerque Museum's historic Casa San Ysidro: The Gutiérrez/Minge House is located in the village of Corrales, just north of Albuquerque. The original Greek revival home, built by the Gutiérrez family, dates to the 1870s.
Today Casa San Ysidro is the home of one of the world’s most comprehensive collections of New Mexican art and furnishings. Former residents Dr. Ward Alan and the late Shirley Jolly Minge developed their passion for collecting while Alan was earning a degree in Latin American history. Much of the collection was assembled as they renovated a Greek Revival adobe rancho (ranch house) believed to be built circa 1875. The Minges purchased Casa San Ysidro in 1953 and subsequently donated the property, and sold the collection to The Albuquerque Museum in 1996.
Come explore this authentic recreation of a 19th century rancho complete with a small family chapel, a central plazuela and an enclosed corral.
Casa San Ysidro
973 Old Church Road
PO Box 1487
Corrales, NM 87048
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Tours of Casa San Ysidro
Casa San Ysidro is only open for tours. Tours are offered at scheduled times only.
Tours of larger groups are available at different times if scheduled in advance.
Guided Public Tours:
Tues-Friday 9:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m., Saturday 10:30 a.m., noon, 1:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. & noon
Closed to tours on Sunday and Monday. No public hours December and January.
Reservations are not required, however parties of 10 or more are asked to call ahead at (505) 898-3915.
$3 seniors (65+) and students (13+)
$2 children (12 and under)
Albuquerque Museum Foundation Members are free.
By reservation only on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Tour fees: $1 per student; no charge for one adult sponsor for every eight students. For more information, call Casa San Ysidro at (505) 898-3915, email Carol Lopez or call The Albuquerque Museum at (505) 243-7255.
For information about tours, call 505-898-3915.
For information about collections, research, rentals, or photography, call 505-897-8828.
From I-25: Take EXIT 233 toward NM-528/Alameda Blvd. Go west on Alameda Blvd for approx. 4 miles, and make a right onto NM-448 N/Corrales Rd. Drive approx. 3 miles, and then make a left onto Old Church Rd. Casa San Ysidro will be on your right.
From I-40: Take EXIT 157A towards Rio Grande Blvd. Go north on Rio Grande for approx. 7 miles, and make a left onto Alameda Blvd. Drive for approx. 1 mile, and make a right onto NM-448 N/Corrales Rd. Drive approx. 3 miles, and then make a left onto Old Church Rd. Casa San Ysidro will be on your right.