Richardson Trading Post

Gallup, New Mexico

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You can find many trading posts across New Mexico Route 66. But one of the oldest, and most well-known, is Richardson Trading Post in Gallup, New Mexico.

Located right on the main street of historic Route 66, Richardson Trading Post opened in 1913, predating the Mother Road by more than a decade.

The trading post and pawn shop hosts an impressive selection of Native American Arts. Explore the rug room to find one of the largest selections of Navajo rugs anywhere in the region and peruse the wide selection of turquoise jewelry and other wares.

Last modified: April 21, 2024
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Richardson Trading Post in Gallup, New Mexico

Richardson Trading Post

223 W Historic Hwy 66, Gallup, NM 87301

9:00am-5:00pm (Monday-Saturday)
Closed (Sunday)

Phone Number:
(505) 722-4762

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Know Before You Go

To make the most of your visit to Richardson Trading Post in Gallup, New Mexico, here are some things to know before you go.

  • Free lot parking is available in Gallup. Park and explore the town!

Where to Stay Near Richardson Trading Post

Complete your travel itinerary and get a good night’s rest with a stay at one of these Route 66 hotels in or near Gallup, New Mexico.

Historic El Rancho Hotel

One of the best motels on Route 66, Historic El Rancho Hotel is located close to this Route 66 attraction. Sleep where the stars have at this 1940s hotel that has hosted some of Hollywood’s biggest movie stars and makers, including Robert Mitchum, Elia Kazan, Spencer Tracy, Katherine Hepburn, William Holden, Billy Wilder, Kirk Douglas, Gregory Peck, Troy Donahue, and more. Photos of the stars are peppered throughout the intricately designed property and each room is themed with a star’s photo and information.

Sands Motel

Sands Motel is a budget-friendly classic Route 66 motel in Grants, New Mexico. The vintage motel has carpeted floors, cable TV, microwaves, mini refrigerators, and WiFi.

Gallup, New Mexico is just a short drive to Arizona Route 66 and the Petrified Forest National Park. Enhance your visit to the area with a tour!

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