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121 Sandia Crest Road Sandia Park

A folk art environment built out of recycled materials and includes a miniature wood carved and animated western town and 3-ring circus. Created over 40 years by artist Ross Ward, Tinkertown is a unique and unusual attraction. Tinkertown Museum opened for its 29th season on April 1. It’s New Mexico’s most renowned folk art environments. You'll explore the dusty streets of an old western town, get a front row seat at a three ring circus and imagine yourself at the helm of a 1930s sailboat on an around the world cruise all housed in a compound built of over 50,000 glass bottles. Created by artist, Ross Ward, Tinkertown Museum is a rich treasure trove of miniatures, antiques, eccentricity, art and amazement. On the Turquoise Trail , 1.5 miles west of Highway 14 on the on the Sandia Crest Road (Hwy. 536). Open daily 9-6 from Apr. 1- Oct. 31. Adults $3.50; Children $1. phone: 281-5233.