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Route 66 Mother Road Museum

681 N 1st Ave, Barstow, CA 92311-2201
+1 760-255-1890
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Fun Route 66 Stop

We stopped in to the museum on a Friday morning and for awhile had the museum to ourselves... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fountain Valley, California
Nice collection of Route 66 memorabilia

I came here on a May Saturday morning and overall I was impressed with the Route 66 Museum. There... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
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681 N 1st Ave, Barstow, CA 92311-2201
+1 760-255-1890
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in to the museum on a Friday morning and for awhile had the museum to ourselves. Located in a portion of an Old Harvey House, the museum houses lots of memorabilia of the Mother Road and a nice shop with plenty of souvenirs...More

Thank beetrvln
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I came here on a May Saturday morning and overall I was impressed with the Route 66 Museum. There is a great collection of memorabilia and the volunteers who ran it were enthusiastic and friendly. This is well worth going to if you are in...More

Reviewed 29 April 2017

A nice review of the paraphernalia of route 66. My favorite part was watching the video on route 66. Since we were just starting out on 66, it helped us identify some areas that we might want to visit. Since this is next to the...More

Thank Jean_on_a_beach
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

A lot of memorabilia about historic route 66. Worth a visit! Housed in the same building as railroad museum. Not much more to say..

1  Thank babalui2015
Reviewed 30 March 2017

In August of 1958, with a newly-wed bride at my side, we drove from St. Louis MO all the way on Route 66 to Santa Monica CA. So Route 66 is very special to me. Thus I visit a Route 66 Museum wherever I find...More

4  Thank kanbaatar
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We are in our 70's, so this museum definitely brought back lots of memories, and the people working there were very nice.

1  Thank dustinc4412016
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Packed full of memorabilia, friendly staff who were happy to answer questions and give advice. Great relics and layouts and nice souvenirs in the shop. Photography OK but not flash (don't know why). Next door is the railroad museum and station with old carriages and...More

1  Thank mdeveria
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Our RV caravan is in Barstow visiting the MC Logistics and looking for some history of the local area. Our TA app provided us with a list of ideas and some very good directions. The FAA parking spaces did insert some confusion but we continued...More

1  Thank Mike P
Reviewed 10 February 2017

We stopped here on a whim. The volunteer staff were very welcoming and it is a free museum. Can't beat that! There is so much Route 66 information. We had a great visit! Thanks!

1  Thank FarmerAndHisWife
Reviewed 29 January 2017

The Route 66 Mother Road Museum is FREE and very interesting. The volunteers were very friendly and welcoming and helpful in providing information for another attraction.

2  Thank Carol U
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Donna C
31 March 2015|
Response from Greatplacesnv | Reviewed this property |
Not that I know of. It is worth visiting Kelso as this station is fully restored