The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico is the best place to learn the Native American culture and how life was like for the Pueblo people of New Mexico in the past. The center is full of history and interesting facts. The museum is divided into sections with exhibits representing various time periods. There is a section for the contemporary arts and crafts and a mini-theater for features short films.
Avanyu Gallery on the First Floor.
South Gallery on the First Floor.
The basement is where the sizeable and noteworthy collections are placed.
The courtyard is beautiful, with all the murals on the walls.
There will be native dances on the courtyard. The dance is once or twice daily at 11 AM and/or 2 PM. So plan your visit if you want to watch the dances.
Pueblo Harvest Cafe inside the building served sumptuous lunch. Service was fast.
The gift shop, Shumak’olow:Wa Gifts, had authentic Indian arts and crafts created by local and regionally established artists. The selection also includes music, clothing, books, and souvenirs for every member of the family.
Hours: Monday to Sunday from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. Closed major holidays.
(All dances, events, and exhibits are free with paid admissions.)
Adults 18 years & over: $6
Seniors 62 years & over (With ID): $5.50
New Mexico Residents (with ID): $4
Students (With ID): $3
Children 5 to 17 years: $3
Children under 5 years: Free
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