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Tucumcari Historical Museum

416 South Adams St, Tucumcari, NM 88401
(575) 461-4201
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Ranked #5 of 16 attractions in Tucumcari
Type: History Museums
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- Jul 27, 2014
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

If you like history you will love this museum. The lady at the entrance was nice, friendly and knowledgeable. My 12 year old son loved looking at all the artifacts and walking through the caboose outside. I especially liked the old Boy Scout uniform and Boy Scout life guard uniform. One of my son's is a BSA certified life guard... More

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Sun City, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Three floors full of historical items from Tucumcari's past. They have more stuff than they can display - they could use some help.

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Very nice man very very help full they have only just opened but loads of potential. well worth a visit they have some very nice cars & loads of pics of route 66

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Wow! This is an amazing museum! It has three levels that are packed full of rich history of the local area! The staff is very knowledgeable and super friendly. There are other buildings that contain even more pieces of history. I will definitely go back! Too much to see in one trip! Awesome! Don't miss this great opportunity to visit... More

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Sitka, Alaska
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5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Each room is packed with items that tell the story of Tucumcari through individual items. From clothing and personal items, to prehistoric bones, wagons, airplanes, and farming implements. So many things, yet quite nicely organized. I'd like to go back.

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Amarillo, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We stopped in based on reviews from trip advisor and locals and I am glad we did. The museum is in an old school house and it is chock full of all kinds of historical artifacts. I was shocked at how much was packed into this building. My wife and I had a good time looking at the artifacts and... More

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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68 reviews 68 reviews
36 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

This was a great stop on the long boring trip from Albuquerque and Amarillo. They have so much random and different items in this museum. I recommend stopping in.

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Northern California
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44 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

We spent an hour or so in the museum and really enjoyed it. Many people have donated old photos, scrapbooks, journals, letters, uniforms, etc. so you can really get an idea of how life was in Tucumcari. The museum is housed in an old schoolhouse which is pretty interesting in itself.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

learning experience of the old American way of life in mexico and about the town. Its based in the old school house.

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Richmond, va
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74 reviews 74 reviews
16 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Just off Route 40, it's super convenient to stop. They have everything imaginable in there! An old hospital admissions ledger book from the early 1940s caught our eye and we looked at it forever!

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