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Original McDonald's Site and Museum

1398 N E St, San Bernardino, CA 92405-4529
+1 909-885-6324
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Historical visit in SB

I'm not sure it's necessary to come from LA or elsewhere to see this museum. But as soon as you are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Grew up cruising by McDonalds on E Street

Everybody in my generation loves the original McDonalds site! We used to cruise down E Street every... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Los Angeles, California
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  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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1398 N E St, San Bernardino, CA 92405-4529
+1 909-885-6324
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not sure it's necessary to come from LA or elsewhere to see this museum. But as soon as you are in SB, it's obvious to visit it. It's very interesting historically and the person at the welcome desk was very kind to help us

Thank Davric73
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everybody in my generation loves the original McDonalds site! We used to cruise down E Street every Saturday night so it's a part of our history!

Thank execforkids1
Reviewed 30 June 2017

My disabled son loves McDonald's to visited here for his sake - it is located in a dingy part of town but well worth visit. Probably spend approx hour there - interesting history and tells a different side of the McDonald's saga.

Thank glrikki
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Well I had read about and seen this place online. WOW what a collection. Every where you look there is more and more and more, and that's before entering. The out side of the building can that a while to take in. If you have...More

1  Thank narpa01
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We were doing Route 66 and this is a quirky stop. The place is really neat and retro. Lots of memorabilia that was all donated. The museum has free admission. The gentleman who worked there was very knowledgeable about the museum as well. They had...More

1  Thank mer1264
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

On our travels we visited this museum, whilst it wasn't exactly what we expected it was wonderful to look at all the memorabilia.

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

This is in a run down part of town but worth the effort to find it...quirky and very interesting. The story of the McDonalds chain is fascinating and Jack Marcus is very knowledgeable.

1  Thank moosesmom28
Reviewed 27 May 2017

A good stop. The museum tells "real" story of McDonalds. Lot of memoribilia, free admission. Real fastfood history. Drive west of the HW15, turn north to Baseline and south Highland ave, The museum is at 14th and E st.

1  Thank mmikko
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Museum is free to the public. Outside of the museum is cool art, murals, and cars. Inside of the museum is everything about the history of McDonald's. The curator was nice and very informative. He gladly answered all of our questions. The museum journeys through...More

1  Thank Triciaba
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I am more a fan and Wendy's hamburgers (as far as the products offered) being from Dublin, Ohio but we could not resist visiting the original McDonald's location and museum when we were in San Bernardino California. I'm old enough to remember life before McDonald's...More

2  Thank Margaret B
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17 August 2017|
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Response from llmarson | Reviewed this property |
I would not recommend this Museum, unless you can ignore the docent and all of his negative rhetoric. If you're just going to focus on the McDonald's memorabilia it's great. There is no charge luckily. It is also in a rather... More
5 June 2016|
Response from Schanuzer | Reviewed this property |
I really don't know. We were there on a mid-week day.