Get a sense of Gallup’s rich and colorful heritage at the Rex Museum. Once a brothel and later a grocery, the museum building houses exhibits detailing a wide swath of local history, exploring the culture of the area’s earliest inhabitants, mining and railroad activities through to present-day Gallup. Researchers will find a number of important historical resources including an inventory of the graves at Hillcrest Cemetery, photographs, newspapers, artifacts and books about Gallup’s past.
The Rex Museum is located at 300 West Historic U.S. Highway 66 at the intersection of Route 66 and Third Street. Our phone number is (505) 863-1363 or you can contact us via email. We are open from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm Monday through Friday.