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The Gallup Cultural Center

201 East Highway 66, Gallup, NM 87301
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a neat side trip in New Mexico

I have been buying Indian related items from the "SouthWest Indian Foundation" who sponsers the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Whittier, California
Well Wrth a Visit

Nicely organized exhibits. A good intro to the region for visitors. Good architecture, and nice... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
Gallup, New Mexico
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201 East Highway 66, Gallup, NM 87301
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Reviewed yesterday

I have been buying Indian related items from the "SouthWest Indian Foundation" who sponsers the cultural center. so I had to stop and browse and see the Code Talker Statute , plus I enjoy watching trains be preparded to spend about a hour at least...More

Thank s3production
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Nicely organized exhibits. A good intro to the region for visitors. Good architecture, and nice grounds.

Thank HosteenToh
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

The Cultural Center is across the parking lot from the Chamber of Commerce. Quick walk between them. Upstairs, are several galleries showcasing local artists and artisans. Some amazing work. (The elevator worked fine and did not stink when we were there.). Trains pass directly behind...More

Thank greenjay1
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We got here by accident waiting for a train arrival and were very impressed with the small museum upstairs that has nice exhibits with good info.

Thank KB6CLA
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Found this museum upstairs in the building and there isn't much to it. Spent about 20 minutes here as there isn't much too see. Lots of kachina dolls, some train and lumber dioramas, and pottery and a few other native american displays. One room was...More

Thank OnTheRoadAgain1056
Reviewed 28 April 2017

The Cultural Center is also the Amtrak Train Station. When you walk in the front of the cultural center there is a statue commemorating the Navajo Codetalkers. There is a small museum upstairs that showcases the Navajo culture as well as local pueblos. There is...More

Thank LisaYE2017
Reviewed 29 March 2017

would recommend coming here and learning a little about history. they had a little memorial about the navajo code talkers.

Thank ethan m
Reviewed 25 February 2017

The museum is located on the second floor of the train station. Lots of parking on the west side of the building. They information on rug making, katicians and sandpaintings was good. Never saw anyone else in the museum, no one around to answer questions.

Thank High-Dry
Reviewed 25 December 2016

It is a worthwhile tour of the cultural of New Mexico. It is filled with historical data on the area as well as paintings and pictures of the local culture.

Thank joekre
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The Cultural Center has a wonderful small "storyteller" exhibit upstairs in the old train station. The exhibits are very well done and informative. There are exhibits of pottery making from scratch (like grinding the clay), Kachinas, railroad history and mining history of Gallup, sand paintings,...More

Thank mimsgram
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Response from Katie H | Reviewed this property |
I Googled it and found the address and phone number. 201 East Hwy 66, Gallup, NM 87301. From the site: "By car one can exit onto Historic Highway 66 (with separate Gallup Exits going East or West off Interstate 40). The... More