The Cibola Arts Council & Double Six Gallery
The Cibola Arts Council is dedicated to providing the citizens it represents, especially our youth, with experiences in the Arts by providing an educational resource, promoting area Artists and celebrating our region's rich cultural diversity.
Three visitor centers are in the El Malpais region: a National Park Service facility on the west side of the park, a multi agency center in Grants, and a Bureau of Land Management station on the conservation area.
Aviation Heritage Museum
The Western New Mexico Aviation Heritage Museum, currently being developed, features two 1929 historic structures: a 55-foot airway beacon tower and its electric generator shed, as the initial display area.
Sky City Cultural Center and Haak'u Museum
Sky City Cultural Center and Haak'u Museum rich in cultural architecture, serves as the reception center and museum for visitors to the Pueblo of Acoma. It is the gateway to Acoma “Sky City”. Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico is more than just a tourist destination. Its part of New Mexico's cultural heritage, as the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in North America and the 28th Historic Site designated by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Acoma history is also the story of the Southwest, from its initial role as the home to the Anasazi people, to the thirteenth century founding of the Pueblo, which is still alive and well as a community and touchstone for Native Americans in the area and nationwide.
New Mexico Mining Museum
100 N. Iron Avenue Grants NM 87020
This simulated Uranium Mining Museum is top notch! Retrace the experience of going underground and see what the Miners worked in everyday. Learn about the rich historical legacy of mining and the related culture of Grants/Cibola County. The initial boom in the Grants area started soon after Paddy Martinez, a Navajo sheepherder, found uranium-bearing outcrops in the Todilto Limestone Member of the Wanakah Formation at the foot of Haystack Butte in the spring of 1950.
Double 6 Gallery / Cibola Arts Council
1001 W. Santa Fe Avenue Grants, New Mexico 87020
Representing over seventy artists throughout western New Mexico, the gallery has a new exhibit every four months. The gallery shows all mediums and has a wall dedicated to monthly student exhibits from the Cibola School District. There are many themed exhibits throughout the year such as the annual Mt. Taylor exhibit in March and the large ceramic show in September.
Airways Museum Grants/Milan Airport
Airport Rd, Milan NM 87021
Open 9 to 1 on Saturdays year-round - or inquire at the Airport Office to experience this FREE self guided walking tour.
Use I-40 Exit 79 or 81B to NM 122 (Santa Fe Ave), drive into Milan, look for blue airport signs and - take Airport Rd!