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Museum in Tucumcari

Mesalands Dinosaur Museum

This engaging museum showcases all manner of prehistoric beasts, from ferocious 40ft crocodiles to battling saber-tooth cats and the T-Rex-like Torvosaurus. Dinosaur bones are cast in bronze, which not only shows fi…
Diner in Tucumcari

Kix on 66

Very popular morning hangout serving breakfast in all shapes and sizes, from huevos rancheros to biscuits and gravy, plus espresso coffees, doughnuts and lunch sandwiches.
Museum in Tucumcari

Tucumcari Historical Museum

Downtown museum of local history that’s eclectic to say the least, with everything from a stuffed eagle and a Japanese flag to an entire firehouse and a fighter plane stranded in the yard. Several rooms feature reco…
Lounge in Tucumcari

Pow-Wow Restaurant & Lizard Lounge

Though it serves a predictable menu of steaks and Mexican specialties ($8 to $20), the real draw here is the lounge. It's the only place that's open late in Tucumcari – don't expect much in the way of crowds, howeve…