New Mexico Route 66 Museum, Tucumcari

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A unique experience and look into the Land of Enchantment's Route 66 heritage. From Glenrio to Gallup, the Ozark Trails system to today's Historic Route 66 and everything in between. "Be Enchanted" and explore our state's 604 miles of original Route 66.

We're at the Tucumcari Convention Center - drive towards the back of the parking lot and look for our building.

Current exhibits include: World's Largest Route 66 Photo Exhibit by Michael Campanelli with 166 photos of Route 66 all on one wall, 1929 Ford Model A Sedan, 1931 Ford Model A Coupe, 1937 Studebaker President, 1956 Mercury Montclair, 1963 Studebaker GT, 1975 Plymouth Fury, Loretta Lynn signed Route 66 Guitar, A&W Diner with Rock-Ola Juke Box and much more.

The New Mexico Route 66 Museum is a 501(c3) non-profit organization. Charitable donations are always welcome...
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  • The New Mexico Route 66 Museum is cool place to see a bunch of classic cars and some of the Route 66 history. The museum is very affordable and staff is friendly.  more »
  • Saturday morning at 9 a.m. the museum was open! We were the only visitors as it is winter and there are much less visitors. The volunteer taking care of the museum was happy to show us the cars which ...  more »
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  • FOR THE EASY LUNCH BREAK BEFORE YOU JUMP BACK TO YOUR TRIP OR GOOD LITTLE LEG STRETCH FOR ALL IN THE CAR... AND FOR FREE! THANKS LUEY FOR TELL ME TO COME CHECK IT OUT
  • The museum was very neat. I saw some cars that I hadn't seen prior (and I love classic cars), and they had a neat little documentary about Route 66 and American roadway travel. The merchandise they had didn't provide a large selection, but it wasn't all the same redundant stuff at many others. The staff was also very kind and helpful. Note: it is in the same building as the convention center and in the back.

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