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Route 66 Auto Museum

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2866 Historic Route 66, Santa Rosa, NM 88435-2751
+1 575-472-1966
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Older autos & memorabilia & a pickup "dressed up" like Mater from the movie "Cars".

We enjoyed checking out the variety of cars & other memorabilia in this museum. Not run very... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2016
Very well done

The whole place is laid out very nice. Everything is clean and orderly. Plenty of things to see... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2016
Mike B
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“classic cars” (20 reviews)
“for sale” (24 reviews)
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2866 Historic Route 66, Santa Rosa, NM 88435-2751
+1 575-472-1966
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Reviewed July 22, 2016

We enjoyed checking out the variety of cars & other memorabilia in this museum. Not run very professionally as we weren't sure where or whom to pay to get in. Souvenirs were overpriced. Small but would recommend if you like older model cars & Route...More

Thank MsBPasadena
Reviewed July 15, 2016

The whole place is laid out very nice. Everything is clean and orderly. Plenty of things to see. People there to explain things. Not overly priced

Thank Mike B
Reviewed July 11, 2016

We enjoyed visiting this Route 66 Auto Museum, they have several cars and trucks on display. Enjoyed viewing all the memorabilia that was nicely displayed along with the vehicles. Put this on your Route 66 to do list.

Thank stevekix66
Reviewed June 22, 2016

This place was fun to walk around and see all the old cars and other stuff they had to exhibit. There was a gift shop with lots of things to look out and buy.

Thank Gary R
Reviewed June 21, 2016

Maybe I'm spoiled but with the exception of the black Santa Rosa Kid hot rod and the 4wd Chevy pickup, I didn't see anything that you couldn't see in an average neighborhood car show. I wouldn't waste my $5 per person.

1  Thank iceman1947
Reviewed June 13, 2016

This is a lovely little museum the owners are very friendly and will answer any questions you may have and they have some fantastic classic cars and some of them are up for sale so if you are feeling flush you may get one....

Thank Alastair B
Reviewed June 13, 2016

Beautiful cars, will stop again. Many are for sale, if I had only brought my check book.Nice gift shop and very different.

Thank Boots K
Reviewed May 30, 2016

To tell you the truth, I'm not all that much in to cars, but inside this cavernous adjunct to the main store you'll find a dazzling array of just a selected few of the many cars in the owner's vast collection, all restored to pristine...More

3  Thank mccorquinn
Reviewed May 27, 2016

My wife is more of a car and truck person than me! Funny that she is a New England city girl. We stop on our Rural America cross country drive and were very pleasantly surprise of the collection of cars. We were greeted right away...More

2  Thank Troy P
Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

We visited while our Tesla was charging. I gathered that the guy that owns this place restores cars and this is a place to show them. We saw a beautiful 40s woody for sale there for $95,000. Not a big place but what a gem...More

Thank johnstuckey
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is this place pet friendly? we be travelling thru Want Rosa.
January 7, 2017|
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Response from JoAnn B | Reviewed this property |
We took our dog in. She was on lead and they said it was ok. Our dog is about 15 lbs
Bethany G
what is the admission price
October 25, 2015|
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Response from richardb1207 | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure it was $5 per person.
What hours and days is the museum open ?
June 26, 2015|
Response from Andrew H | Reviewed this property |
It says M-F 9:00-5:00, but the locals have said it depends on the owner. Since there are not many visitors, those hours only loosely apply. Best suggestion is to drive by as you go through and see.