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Embudo, New Mexico: Classical Gas Museum

Johnnie Meier, former laser scientist at Los Alamos, displays his collection of antique gas pumps, signs, oil cans, maps, globes, clocks, neons, thermometers, and other vintage memorabilia. He lives on the property. Many outdoor photo-ops.

NM-68, Embudo, NM
Halfway between Santa Fe and Taos in tiny Embudo, on the south side of NM-68. Look for the old gas station signs out front.
Donations accepted. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Classical Gas Museum

Super cool place. Small but you can tell how devoted he is to his collecting. Definitely worth a quick stop. No admission, but he does take donations for the humane society.

[Tomas, 06/22/2021]

Classical gas.

Classical Gas Museum

Classical Gas Museum - Really cool for a short stop!

[Lydia, 09/17/2011]

Classical Gas Museum.

Classical Gas Museum

While on a road trip through New Mexico, my friends happened upon this amazing roadside find. The Classical Gas Museum is run by Johnnie Meier -- who was very nice and accomodating to my friends and me -- and is full of all kinds of old-school antique gas pumps, signs, oil cans, maps, globes, soda signs, clocks, neons, thermometers and all sorts of other crazy vintage memorabilia.

It's literally like stepping back in time and an amazing opportunity for photos!

[Levi Combs, 06/03/2011]

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