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Tinkertown Museum is currently closed for the winter months.

We will re-open Friday, April 1, 2022 at 10:00am



Directions to Tinkertown

Tinkertown is located on the Turquoise Trail National Scenic Byway in Sandia Park on NM Highway 536, on the way to the Sandia Crest.

Take exit 175 North off I-40. After exiting I-40, take Highway 14 six miles up the mountain through Cedar Crest and turn left on Highway 536, the road to Sandia Crest.

Tinkertown is 1.5 miles on the left. Tinkertown is just 20 minutes from Albuquerque.

Hours & Admission

We are closed for the winter season. Starting Friday, April 1st, 2022 we will be open 4 days a week, Fridays through Monday 10:00am-4:00pm selling our last Admission at 3:30pm.

Admission is $6.00 for adults, $3.00 for kids 4-16.


We are unable to offer group tours at this time.


Uneven and narrow walkways in Tinkertown Museum can be a challenge for those in a wheelchair or walker. For physically challenged individuals, handicapped parking is located next to the museum entrance, and for those in wheelchairs admission is FREE.

Dog Policy

Dogs that are well-behaved and on-leash are permitted on the Museum grounds. No dogs are permitted in the Museum except for Service Animals as provided in state and federal regulations. Dogs whose sole function is to provide Comfort or Emotional Support are not by law classified as Service animals and are not permitted in the Museum. Thank you for your understanding.