Gallup Cultural Center

The Gallup Cultural was created in 1996 at the newly renovated Santa Fe Depot by the Southwest Indian Foundation. The concept for the Cultural Center is modeled on the Public Square, where the community, school children and visitors can gather together for forums, lectures and to celebrate the extraordinarily diverse heritages of our region.

The exhibits at the museum of the Gallup Cultural Center (located on the 2nd floor of the building- the Storytellers Museum)  showcase the museum’s traditional approach to the interpretation of Native American Arts & Culture. Developed through active partnership between Native and non-Native people, the museum's exhibits convey the message that Indian cultures are complex diverse, steeped in Tradition and very much alive. There are also unique train models for the public that give a sense of Gallup's rich train history.

The Gallup Cultural Center is now home to Gallup's Navajo Code Talker Exhibit.

Businesses housed inside the Cultural Center include: Angela's Cafe con Leche, Old Train Music and Arts Shop, and Enchantment Skate Shop.