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Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

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  • 2401 12th St. N.W.
    Albuquerque, NM 87104
  • Type: Museums & Cultural Centers
  • Phone: (505) 843-7270
  • Toll-free: (866) 855-7902
  • Fax: (505) 842-6959
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Make this your first stop to discover Pueblo Indian culture. Enjoy our renowned collection of Pueblo pottery and art, see traditional Native American dances honoring Mother Earth and meet artists selling their handcrafted works. Traveling with a group? Try your hand at pottery-making or gourd painting on one of our in-depth tours. Browse original works of pottery, turquoise jewelry and art at Shumakolowa Gifts, and taste our award-winning Tewa Taco and fresh baked Pueblo oven bread at Pueblo Harvest Café. Located just minutes from Old Town Albuquerque, the IPCC is a vibrant place for people of all cultures to share, learn and discover.

Amenities
  • AAA Discount: Yes
  • Admission: $6 adult $5.50 senior $4 NM resident $3 student
  • Credit Cards: Accepted
  • Days Open: Mon-Sun
  • Free Parking: Yes
  • Hours of Operation: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Miles to Airport: 8.00
  • Motorcoach/RV Parking: Yes
  • Offers Group Rates: Yes - Museum
  • Rates: $4 groups of 10 or more
  • Wheelchair Accessible: Full
  • WiFi/Internet: Yes
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center Meeting Facility
  • # of Rooms: 9
  • Total Sqft.: 24,000
  • Theatre Capacity: 275
  • Banquet Capacity: 200
  • Classroom Capacity: 190
  • Sleeping Rooms: 9
  • Reception Capacity: 250
  • In-House AV: Available for rental
Featured Event

  • October 1, 2016 - October 2, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
  • 2401 12th St. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87104
  • Phone: 505-843-7270
  • Admission: $8.40 adults, $6.40 seniors, $5.40 students & kids

Please join us in October during the first weekend of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta for a big kick-off of the 2016 Albuquerque American Indian Art Festival! We are celebrating the end...

  • November 5, 2016 - November 6, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
  • 2401 12th St. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87104
  • Phone: 505-843-7270
  • Admission: Free with museum admission.

This annual celebration is the only show in the world devoted exclusively to the oldest of Pueblo artforms. Join us for a showcase of Pueblo weaving, embroidery, spinning, knitting, crochet, sewing, a...

  • October 1, 2016 - October 9, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
  • 2401 12th St. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87104
  • Phone: 505-843-7270
  • Admission: Admission is $8.40 for adults, $6.40 for seniors, military personnel, and students, and free for children under 5.

Albuquerque loves to celebrate Balloon Fiesta, and the IPCC is no exception! We welcome guests all week with special hour-long traditional Native dances, four times a day every day. Our courtyard will...

  • October 5, 2016
  • Location: Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
  • 2401 12th St. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87104
  • Phone: 505-843-7270
  • Admission: Free with museum admission, $1-$4.

Bring the kids for an interactive story time and art hour! The first Wednesday of every month our education team presents a Native American picture book and conducts crafts suited for pre-K children.

  • November 2, 2016
  • Location: Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
  • 2401 12th St. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87104
  • Phone: 505-843-7270
  • Admission: Free with museum admission.

Bring the kids for an interactive story time and art hour! The first Wednesday of every month our education team presents a Native American picture book and conducts crafts suited for pre-K children.

Join us for light refreshments while Native participants of the Chaco Heritage Project speak about their recent experience studying ancient cultural artifacts. The Chaco Heritage Project used a juried...

This colorful cookbook may be brand new, but the recipes it presents are as old as Pueblo culture itself. Join co-editors Roxanne Swentzell (Santa Clara Pueblo) and Patricia Perea for a discussion of ...

  • October 10, 2016
  • Location: Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
  • 2401 12th St. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87104
  • Phone: 505-843-7270
  • Admission: Free with museum admission, $1-$4.

Indigenous Peoples’ Day commemorates the continent’s history as told by those who trace their heritage in this land to time immemorial. At the IPCC, everyone is invited to come experience ...

This unique lecture series offers the public an Indigenous perspective on a different subject of interest each month. October’s discussion will feature special guest Dr. Shelly Valdez (Laguna) o...

Women have often been relegated to sidebar status at best in historical works, and when it comes to the history of the American West this is particularly true. In this special presentation three schol...

Ceremony is a profound work of Native American literature, a novel by Leslie Marmon Silko (Laguna) that is itself a ceremony of healing. Come discuss the story of Tayo, a World War II veteran of mixed...

Meet fellow book-lovers for an open discussion of Native Science, in which Dr. Gregory Cajete writes about Indigenous science as a way of understanding and experiencing the natural world. Through his ...

  • Through February 27, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
  • 2401 12th St. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87104
  • Phone: 505-843-7270
  • Admission: $3-$6

For Pueblo people, governance is integrated into all aspects of conscious living and depends upon maintaining balance among all living things in the Universe. Yet three successive colonizing nations h...

Featured Event

  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
  • 2401 12th St. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87104
  • Phone: 505-843-7270
  • Admission: $8.40 adults, $6.40 seniors and New Mexico residents, $5.40 students and children

The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center celebrates its 40th anniversary with a new permanent museum exhibit called We Are of This Place: The Pueblo Story. The new exhibit represents all 19 Pueblos and build...

  • Recurrence: Every Friday
  • Location: Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
  • 2401 12th St. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87104
  • Phone: 505-843-7270
  • Admission: Included with museum admission: $6 adults, $5.50 seniors, $4 New Mexico residents, $3 students & children under 18.

The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center is home to an unbelievable 19 murals, all by Pueblo artists, and our newest guided tour provides a moving introduction to the art, traditions and core values of Puebl...