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J&R Vintage Auto Museum

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Cool place to visit

I have stopped in twice and really like the collection. I'm overdue for another visit to see what's... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
BEST car/automotive museum in the entire Southwest

I go to a lot of car and automotive museums all over the country and I've got to say that this is... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2018
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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3650 Nm Hwy 528 NE, Rio Rancho, NM 87144-7524
+1 505-867-2881
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

I have stopped in twice and really like the collection. I'm overdue for another visit to see what's new

Thank StephenM3431
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

I go to a lot of car and automotive museums all over the country and I've got to say that this is the best in the southwest by far. They have somewhere around 80 car is mostly Classics in some of these ones that you...More

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Reviewed May 19, 2018

This is a small family owned car museum, but all of the restorations are masterful & the descriptive signage is well-done. The Joiner family obviously has a passion for old (most vehicles are pre-Depression era) Fords, but there are a few Packards, a DeVaux, several...More

Thank SWFoodie
Reviewed May 16, 2018

Wow, what a collection of vintage cars, trucks and other artifacts with a family history. All are lovingly restored and maintained. Different than any other car collection I have visited. They even had a Cushman Eagle scooter, one of my favorites.

Thank joesaufley46
Reviewed April 13, 2018

Many beautifully restored cars and trucks all with a history story board on each vehicle. Other bits of antique items are displayed as well but not so many items as to make for a cluttered space. The museum is open, light and very clean.....not a...More

Thank Thelmadee
Reviewed February 28, 2018

This auto museum is a real gem. It is hidden away, a bit east of highway 528 at the far north end of Rio Rancho and not to be missed. The cars are beautifully displayed with the history of many documented with signs. Everything is...More

Thank Helen J
Reviewed February 21, 2018

This is a hidden treasure for car buffs. The cars are well detailed and there is descriptive information with most of them. Great gift shop also.

Thank wildwoodsm
Reviewed October 10, 2017

Before I tell you how great this museum is. . . BEWARE of the map which is quite off the mark! This museum is located about 8 miles north of where the map shows it - almost to HWY 550. Once you find it, however,...More

Thank Carole R
Reviewed October 2, 2017

This place has a variety of of models and aged vehicles. The Museum is well organized and a great place to visit.

Thank kawosa
Reviewed August 10, 2017

Although a relatively small car museum, everything is in pristine condition and very clean. I liked that we could walk around it at our own speed.

Thank gabrielemW9880GH
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