Albuquerque Museum

Albuquerque Museum
2000 Mountain Rd. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104


Web site: Albuquerque Museum

Institution Type: Museum, Archive


Description: The Albuquerque Museum holds a large and varied collection of objects and artifacts as well as photographs, postcards, and printed ephemera relating to and documenting the history of Route 66 in Albuquerque and New Mexico from its earliest years to the present. The materials are divided into two broad areas, the history collection and the photo archives, and then subdivided within these.

Regions Covered: Route 66 in New Mexico

Type of Materials: Maps, postcards, photographs, booster publications, printed ephemera, physical artifacts and objects, travel and promotional literature, restaurant menus

Time Periods: 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries


Facility Hours: 
Tuesday-Sunday 9AM-5PM; for archival research, please contact the museum for an appointment.

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