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Address: 3650 Nm Hwy 528 NE, Rio Rancho, NM 87144-7524
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+1 505-867-2881
10:00 - 17:00
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Vintage Cars & Trucks

This is a nice, smaller car museum that has a wide variety of vehicles. Quite a few from the early days of car manufacturing. Easy to walk through and I enjoyed viewing details... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kirk H
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice, smaller car museum that has a wide variety of vehicles. Quite a few from the early days of car manufacturing. Easy to walk through and I enjoyed viewing details and hardware on the older vehicles. There is also a small collection of old trucks that I enjoyed. Easy to walk through in about an hour and... More 

1 Thank Kirk H
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10 reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This place has one of the best collections of restored autos within several hundred miles. I am amazed every time I go by.

Thank William M
Union, Oregon
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435 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We were camped right next door so thought we better take a look. Glad we did. Great antique car museum. Beautiful old cars and trucks. What a collection. If you are interested in old cars, this is the museum for you.

Thank DaBride
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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120 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Now my husband and I are intrigued by an vintage car driving by and will look at it but we don't go to car museums nor shows. My Michigan brother was in town and I looked at the internet to find something for him and told him about this place. He said let's go. We were duly impressed! Lots of... More 

Thank Nancy H
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016

A little hard to find real close to Bernalillo and the Santa Ana Star Casino. Well worth the effort. All exhibits are roped off - but a great place to see a huge variety of old automobiles.

Thank Thomas M
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

If you love and appreciate vintage cars and history, and shiny metal and chrome, visit J&R vintage auto Museum. It's big, it's quiet, it is packed with absolutely perfect specimen vehicles from Model Ts, and Packards, all the way up through the 1950s and 60s. Many car companies you've never heard of, many models and makes you've only dreamed of.... More 

Thank Kass M
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

J&R Vintage Auto Museum may not be easy to find but it is well worth the effort. The classic autos that have been collected are outstanding. A large number of them appeared is several Great American Road Races. You can see Marmons, Packards, a T-Bird, an Edsel, Mack Trucks, and more. A varied and beautiful collection . Take the time... More 

2 Thank Duke262
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2015

this is more about gab joiner and his cars and the cars in drove in the great american auto race. it is very nicely laid out with all the cars he raced with information about each car and how it purchased the car. Just about everybody in his family drove at one time in this race with many winning cars.seniors... More 

1 Thank mrrocko69
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

A bit off the beaten path, this auto museum was awesome! We decided to try it after previous plans fell through and what a pleasant surprise! Plenty to see and drool over, there is a large selection of cars and information to keep you busy for a couple of hours.

1 Thank Jennifer G
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Hubby is an old-car buff, so on a 'down' day at our home business, we went to J&R---it was very interesting and I even enjoyed the trip. It's not a place that I would want to go very often, who knows how often the 'attractions' change? But I liked it and it was a good and well-kept place.

1 Thank NancyLaird

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