The Wheels Museum

The Wheels Museum
1100 2nd Street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102


Web site: The Wheels Museum

Institution Type: Museum, archive


Description: The Wheels Museum focuses on the history of transportation in Albuquerque and New Mexico, and as such, will serve as a major reference point and information source for visitors and researchers interested in the history and preservation of Route 66 across the state. Current plans call for a permanent exhibit of Route 66 memorabilia. The Museum is in the early phases of a planned major expansion; archival and exhibition materials will be in some state of uncertainty for the near future. Please contact the museum for more information about archival access.

Regions Covered: Route 66 in New Mexico

Type of Materials: Photographs, maps, ephemera, other published material, museum exhibits

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


Facility Hours:
Hours vary; please contact the museum for more information.

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