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Address: 416 South Adams St, Tucumcari, NM 88401
Phone Number: (575) 461-4201
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A delight!

We stopped here, mostly because we needed a break, and when we (eventually) found the museum, we thought it was quite delightful. The two ladies on the desk were so friendly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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Stourbridge, West Midlands
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Stourbridge, West Midlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We stopped here, mostly because we needed a break, and when we (eventually) found the museum, we thought it was quite delightful. The two ladies on the desk were so friendly, welcoming and knowledgable about their town. The things to see were crammed in, and very interesting. There is a lovely old fire-engine, which has been lovingly restored. Additionally, the... More 

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Windham, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I spent a few hours here while my daughter was attending a class at the college. Joy was absolutely lovely-she answered my questions, told me some wonderful stories, and we had a very pleasant visit! There are so many things to see-I made sure to go through each room at least twice, and I know I still didn't see it... More 

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huntsville, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This little museum is crammed with wonderful historical exhibits for this little town along Route 66. The staff was very informative and enjoyed chatting with the ladies.

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Santa Cruz, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

My husband and I stopped in to visit the museum and really enjoyed ourselves. There is so much history of the area and you can tell the people in Tucumcari take care of that museum. There are planes, a train car, old farm equipment, lots of local history and it is great for rock buffs. The people staffing it are... More 

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

This place is full of local history. Very detailed, and interesting. There is a main museum as well as several outbuildings. The folks who run it really care about preserving local history.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

$5 and get ALL the history with TONS of antiques, rocks & memorabilia, especially for history buffs.

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Battle Mountain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We just googled things to do on Rt66 and came across this wonderful museum! It is packed full of history inside and out! Three full floors and outside buildings keep you looking for awhile! The lady working there was so helpful and friendly! We will recommend!!

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

many photos, memorabilia, person notes of residents and history, needs info about city and business advertising history as done by Tucumcari Sign Company 1935 to 1975 as shown in book about J.H. Stiles.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

We were out and about a bit early for another museum in town an needed to pass an hour or so and we stumbled upon this gem of a community museum. There is just so much local history in this museum. Massive amounts of native american pottery sherds from the area from long ago that could use some updated displays... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Loved this place!! Full of stuff; all old and relating to the history of the town. I will take you at least two hours to see everything. Friendly staff.

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Address: 416 South Adams St, Tucumcari, NM 88401
Phone Number: (575) 461-4201
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Tucumcari

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