Meow Wolf is an art collective and production company that creates immersive, multimedia experiences that transport audiences of all ages into fantastic realms of storytelling. Our work is a combination of jungle gym, haunted house, children’s museum and immersive art exhibit. Find out more about Meow Wolf »
At the very first meeting of the collective in 2008, everyone put two words into a hat. Then they picked two random words out of the hat and got “Meow Wolf.”
Meow Wolf is not a 501(c)3 nonprofit. Meow Wolf is a Public Benefit Corporation with a dual bottom line for social impact and profit. Chimera, the branch of Meow Wolf that runs the Learning Center, is a non-profit and can receive tax-deductible donations.
Meow Wolf has received economic development funds from the City of Santa Fe and the State of New Mexico as well as funding from private investors. Meow Wolf is also funded by its ticket sales, merchandise sales and other revenue streams.
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House of Eternal Return is Meow Wolf’s first permanent installation located in Santa Fe, NM. HOER is a 20,000 square foot immersive storytelling experience.
The David Loughridge Learning Center is home to Chimera, an arts education non-profit where kids and adults can take art classes and workshops. Curriculum coming soon. The Learning Center is available as a comfortable space to decompress and relax if overstimulated by the exhibit during Open Studio hours 12-5pm everyday except Tuesday.
Two hours is a good minimum for your first visit.
It is appropriate for all ages. Children ages three and under enjoy free admission!
Anyone under 15 will need to be accompanied by an adult.
Yes, take as many as you like! Photos and media taken inside of Meow Wolf are permitted for personal use only. The display or sale of any such media is strictly prohibited.
Yes we do! Please visit our Contact Page and let us know what you lost.
They pull warm colors forward and push cool colors back giving things a 3-D appearance, especially under blacklight. They will enhance many things in the exhibit but they are not required. They cost $1.
Sensory bags are a tool guests can utilize to aid in their experience inside House of Eternal Return. Each bag can be checked out upon arrival and has items inside to help ground and re-center folks who might feel overstimulated or overwhelmed while inside the exhibit. Ask our front desk staff about our accommodations.
This is a permanent exhibition.
Yes, Meow Wolf Santa Fe will be refreshed regularly.
The bowling alley closed a decade ago and the building sat vacant until Meow Wolf came along. There is no bowling anymore and all the bowling lanes were stripped out before we took possession of the building.
No. There may be parts of the exhibit that kids might not like but nothing is intended to be scary.
The first floor of the exhibit, which features the majority of the installation, meets ADA standards and is accessible.
No. Due to the sometimes intimate layout of the space and large number of visitors we do not allow strollers inside the exhibition. We ask that you either leave your stroller at home or in your car and choose an alternative method of carrying your baby that is comfortable for you and your party.
There is no map or guide. This is intentional. We encourage visitors to explore and discover the exhibit in their own unique ways.
There is street parking on Rufina Circle. Please do not park in any lots other than the Meow Wolf parking lot as your car may be towed.
Group rates are available for birthday parties of 15 or more. Please see our Bring a Group page. We do not offer birthday party packages other than reduced-price admission for groups of 15 or more when booked in advance with a deposit.
If you are interested in a private rental please email us and we will get back to you: [email protected]
Yes! Fill out this form here and we will get right back to you with confirmation or questions.
Meow Wolf offers several discounts. Children, seniors, military personnel, and New Mexico residents receive a discount at the time of ticket checkout online or at the exhibit. Groups of 15 or more when receieve a discount when booked in advance with a prepaid deposit. Meow Wolf has an Educator Appreciation Program which offers a 50% discount to all New Mexico K-12 public educators and school administrators who show their school ID card when purchasing their admission ticket in person at Meow Wolf.
Yes, Meow Wolf offers annual passes for a single person as well as a family.
Inside Meow Wolf we have Float Cafe & Bar along with food trucks in our parking lot daily. Tortilla Flats, Cafe Castro, Duel Brewery, The Plaza Cafe, and Dr Field Goods Kitchen are all a few blocks away.
Meow Wolf offers Santa Fe an affordable and unique family entertainment experience, additionally:
Yes. Take the New Mexico Rail Runner Express to Santa Fe Depot. Then take the #2 Bus south on Cerrillos to Calle del Cielo. Walk west on Calle del Cielo and look for the giant red robot in our parking lot!
Check out our Visitor’s Guide for more information about things to do and places to go.
Yes, however, for safety reasons masks and costumes that obscure your face are not permitted inside the exhibition.
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