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Tucumcari will soon be the home to a new Route 66 museum

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New Mexico - Tucumcari City Commissioners gave the go ahead to a committee wanting to convert portions of the Convention Center into the New Mexico Route 66 Museum.

Warren Frost, a member of the museum committee said the Route 66 Museum would be a great asset to the community by helping to increase tourism.

The museum will also be used as a project for the University of New Mexico's School of Management, allowing students to work on the business plan of the facility.