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Route 66 Auto Museum

2866 Historic Route 66, Santa Rosa, NM 88435-2751
+1 575-472-1966
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Well worth a look

On Route 66. Great gift shop and small eatery. Lots to see. Some cars even for sale. Two Old... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JudyandBillG
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Wangaratta, Australia
Vacation trip

It was on our way to the train ride at Chama. It was the best place we stayed on the entire trip... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jimmydusty
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Sweetwater, Texas
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“classic cars” (22 reviews)
“for sale” (27 reviews)
“restored cars” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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2866 Historic Route 66, Santa Rosa, NM 88435-2751
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+1 575-472-1966
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On Route 66. Great gift shop and small eatery. Lots to see. Some cars even for sale. Two Old Ford's out front will make the purists cry. You will pay to get in but if you like good machinery it is an investment.

Thank JudyandBillG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was on our way to the train ride at Chama. It was the best place we stayed on the entire trip. Always try to stay at a Choice Motel and seldom disappointed.

Thank jimmydusty
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Stopped by here during our road trip and stayed for about an hour. The lady working there was very nice and accommodating. I'm a car guy so enjoyed our visit here. Lot's of cool cars and trucks and they also have a lot of car...More

1  Thank 3DTurkey
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Nice collection of cars. The store part has many many items you can purchase, including a limited amount of refreshments. There were about 20-25 cars. I am a car guy and I would rate 10 of them really nice. 10 were ok, and 5 were...More

1  Thank Judpma012
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We stopped here because my friend is a car buff. There are some nice cars here, but he was not overly impressed. I enjoyed the place, not only because of the cars, but many items that were from days gone by.

2  Thank redinked
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We visited the museum while on route 66 cause it really caught our eye,!! These guys know what they're doing!! Awesome merch for route 66 and car lovers!! And the cars... The entrance is almost for cheap for what you are about to see!! Im...More

Thank Aggelos P
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

It does not look like much until you go behind the walls to the actual "museum." The front of the building is yet another gift area, but then you pay $5 at a really neat desk and go into the museum. Lots of memorabilia around...More

Thank Nita L
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Really brought back some memories! Nice & beautiful collections. Tons of memorabilia & Route 66 gift shop. $5 entrance to museum. Fun stop & friendly folks!

Thank Peggy W
Reviewed 29 July 2017

The Route 66 Auto Museum is located outside of Santa Rosa, NM between Tucumcari and Albuquerque, off the I-40 interstate and is really easy to find. You cannot miss the brightly coloured Model T Ford sitting 30 feet up in the air on a pole....More

Thank Martin G
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

This place from the outside to the inside was awesome! The cars was nice and kept well! The other exhibits were cool too the phone booth and the old Shell gas pump! The staff was very pleasant!

Thank 1UniqueRN
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M G
8 January 2017|
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Response from JoAnn B | Reviewed this property |
We took our dog in. She was on lead and they said it was ok. Our dog is about 15 lbs
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Bethany G
26 October 2015|
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Response from richardb1207 | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure it was $5 per person.
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jJNB
27 June 2015|
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Response from Andrew H | Reviewed this property |
It says M-F 9:00-5:00, but the locals have said it depends on the owner. Since there are not many visitors, those hours only loosely apply. Best suggestion is to drive by as you go through and see.
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