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Route 66 Auto Museum

Address: 2866 Will Rogers Avenue (Historic Route 66), Santa Rosa, NM 88435
Phone Number: 575-472-1966
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Ranked #1 of 3 Attractions in Santa Rosa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
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Madison, Wisconsin
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This is just off the freeway in Santa Rosa, NM and definitely worth the stop if you like classic cars. The cars in the museum have been beautifully restored and there is a lot of Route 66 memorabilia. It's small enough that you can make a short stop and get back on the road if you have a long trip... More

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Austin, Texas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We went for the second time there. Fantastic collection in classic cars and other collectables and memorabilia. We were in there so long that they nearly had to throw us out.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Cool little museum and varied collection. Certainly worth $5 and would come back again. Check out the Studebaker out front.

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Amarillo, Texas
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

My family and I have driven past this place many times and today we were able to stop in and take a look. Cool little gift shop in the front which sells all kinds of Route 66 merch and car stuff, plus they have some great couch/benches to sit on which are made out of old car back ends. The... More

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Irving, TX
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60 reviews 60 reviews
6 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

If you're going through Santa Rosa, don't leave without a stop at the auto museum. You could spend hours ! Lots of antiques and classics and they don't seem to mind how many pictures you take ! A place for the car nut and the picture taking nut ! I actually think they like you take pictures. Unfortunately I have... More

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Mackay, Australia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
29 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We stopped in more for a break from driving but sooo pleased we did. Excellent little museum jam-packed with some exquisite US automotive history. The collection is diverse and beautifully maintained, we wore out our cameras getting amazing shots. Definitely visit if you're the least bit interested in Americana or just beautiful cars, and who isn't?

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15 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Place was easy to find, right down from our hotel. Went early morning when they opened so we had the place to ourselves. Owners are very nice. Some souvenirs, but not cheap. Cost is only $5. Not a lot of cars but the ones they do have are nice. Lots of photos & plaques on the wall to read.

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Lexington, Illinois.
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This place is awesome! Easy to get to off of I40. Santa Rosa is a lovely town and it is historic route 66. Admission was only $5 to see about 30 classic cars that travelled the road. Many are for sale if you are interested. A 57 chevy is cut in half for the cash register/desk, much to my husband's... More

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Stamford, Connecticut
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62 reviews 62 reviews
7 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

If you like old automobiles, this is the place to go. Many to look at and you are able to get very close to the cars. Not overly commercial; rather obviously a labor of love owned by a car enthusiast. Very reasonable admission charge ($5) and worth every penny. Go there!

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

If You like cars its cheap to see the custom cars $5. Nice custom cars good gift shop Brilliant shop counter its the back of a car looks great. Toilets are clean. .The shop entry is free.

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