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NEW MEXICO

Antique Auto Barn
National Parks Highway 16-180
Carlsbad, NM 88220
(505) 885-2437
Features: (No website)

J&R Vintage Auto Museum
3650 NM Highway 528
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
(505) 867-2881
Features: A collection of about 70 vehicles, including a Packard Gallery, several cars that competed in The Great American Race, and a large array of die-cast automotive-related toys. Overall, cars range from a 1902 Oldsmobile to a '48 Diamond-T truck (seen here) to a '69 Mercury Cougar.

Route 66 Auto Museum
2866 Will Rogers Avenue (Historic Route 66)
Santa Rosa, NM 88435

(575) 472-1966
Features: More than 30 street rods, classic cars and vintage vehicles are on display. Curio shop sells car-related souvenirs.

Russell's Truck & Travel Plaza and Museum
Exit 369 of I-40 at the Texas-New Mexico border
Glenrio, NM
Features: You won't find this collection on many museum lists, but it's worth stopping in. In addition to being a large truck plaza, it has a nicely-arranged free display of classic cars, trucks, automotive paraphernalia and model cars. Clicking on the title above will take you to a video shot by a trucker who says she was struck by the collection the first time she stopped in.

Unser Racing Museum
1776 MontaƱo NW
Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, NM 87107
(505) 341-1776
Features: Memorabilia and race cars documenting the competitive history of one of the major family dynasties of the field.

YesterDave's Auto Museum
10601 Montgomery Boulevard NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111

(505) 293-0033 
Features: (No website) A small but nicely varied collection that includes several cars once owned by Elvis Presley and a 428 Cobra autographed by Carroll Shelby.

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