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“Small and informative” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Gallup Cultural Center

The Gallup Cultural Center
201 East Highway 66, Gallup, NM 87301
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Ranked #4 of 13 Attractions in Gallup
Type: Museums
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Lakewood, California
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18 attraction reviews
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
“Small and informative”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We started our visit with a cup of Chai and friendly conversation in Angela's Cafe, which is located on the first floor. History is so important and this is the opportunity to learn a little more about Navajo Code Talkers. The museum is on the 2nd floor. Take the time and go upstairs. Walk around and enjoy the displays and exhibits. If you are in Gallup, definitely add this to your list of places to visit.

Visited May 2014
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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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196 helpful votes 196 helpful votes
“Cute cafe and nice upstairs museum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We stopped here for the first time and had some awesome carrot cake, espresso, and tea and the little cafe inside. The ladies were so friendly, and there are funny signs all around to read. Upstairs are some cultural and art exhibits to look at. No entry fee. Note that this is also the Amtrak station for Gallup, and there is a small gift shop. Worth a stop for about 20 minutes.

Visited May 2014
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Gainesville, Florida
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Reviews in 68 cities Reviews in 68 cities
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
“Amazing as well as informative.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

The second floor museum was full of traditional items made by native craftsmen from bygone years and paintings also. The sand painting on the floor was fabulous. There is also a display dedicated to the Navajo Code Talkers who served during World War Two. Without these men the war could have turned out quite differently.

Visited April 2014
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Newton, Kansas
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Native American Oasis”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

I love the variety of tribes you can visit. The Navajo (Dine') are great friends, as well as Acoma, Zuni, Laguna, Apache, and others. There is much to learn about living and values that are being embraced by environmentalist that have been a way of life here forever. Give the Native Americans credit! They told us not to destroy the land and destroy for no reason... only now do some of us listen.

Visited March 2014
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Platteville, WI
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“Great stop.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Everyone needs to mark this Gallup Cultural Center as a stop in Gallup. There is so much to enhance your knowledge of the area and people.

Visited October 2013
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