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Tucumcari Historical Museum

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

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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huntsville, United States
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
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 40 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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4 attraction reviews
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
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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Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
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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Raton, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Wow, was this museum full of stuff! Two main floors of the building, the basement, outbuilding, and large items around the lot. The rest rooms were clean and modern, and the lady working the front counter was very friendly. But much of the 'stuff' wasn't well organized or presented, limiting the educational potential.

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Tijeras
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Very informative and interesting. I was surprised of the volume of artifacts and info inside! Highly recommend you include this if your passing through!

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

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