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Route 66 Museum - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

San Bernardino, CA 92411, USA

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About Route 66 Museum

The California Route 66 Museum is located on Historic U.S. Route 66 in Old Town Victorville, in the Mojave Desert within San Bernardino County, California.Constantly changing exhibitions follow the development of U.S. Route 66 from the time of early pioneer trails and railroads. Historic photographs and artifacts explore the impact of the highway upon the local economy and culture.


Attractions Near Route 66 Museum

First Original McDonald's Museum
First Original McDonald's Museum2.51km from Route 66 Museum

The McDonald's #1 Store Museum was housed in a replica of the former McDonald's restaurant in Des Plaines, Illinois, opened by Ray Kroc in April 1955. Inside the museum is more than 80 years of artifacts. Everything ranging from the original BBQ-era to the current Happy Meal toy. Today, the original McDonalds location is still there, but now it's home to the Unofficial McDonald’s Museum. Emphasis on “Unofficial,” according to assistant curator Ezra Cabral.

Fiesta Village Family Fun Park
Fiesta Village Family Fun Park6.66km from Route 66 Museum

This popular California amusement park offers a great range of amusements for all ages. Whether you love the thrills of a coaster, the spills of a waterpark, or the gentle fun of classic family attractions, Fiesta Village have you covered!

Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art

This is an art museum of the California State University, San Bernardino main campus in San Bernardino, California. Its collections includes a world-class collection of about 200 Ancient Egyptian artifacts, a smaller selection of Italian pottery and Asian ceramics, African art and contemporary art. Rotating shows feature artists from throughout the region and country. One gallery of the museum is dedicated to exhibiting the work of the school's own art students.

San Bernardino County Museum
San Bernardino County Museum9.39km from Route 66 Museum

The San Bernardino County Museum is a regional museum with exhibits and collections in cultural and natural history. The museum exhibits and collections draw from the rich cultural and natural history of San Bernardino County, the largest county in the United States. Permanent exhibits include biodiversity, minerals, history, and anthropology. Special exhibits include regional art, and stories related to Inland Southern California.

Lincoln Memorial Shrine
Lincoln Memorial Shrine13.37km from Route 66 Museum

The Lincoln Memorial Shrine is a museum and research facility dedicated to Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War. It focused on America’s 16th president and the war waged under his tenure to preserve our Union. The original building was a one-room octagon with a limestone exterior inscribed with quotes from Lincoln. It was gifted to the city in 1932 by Robert and Alma Watchorn, whose own story—and that of the shrine itself—is rather remarkable.

Glen Helen Amphitheater
Glen Helen Amphitheater13.48km from Route 66 Museum

A majestic 65,000-capacity amphitheater located in the hills of Glen Helen Regional Park in San Bernardino, California. It is the largest outdoor music venue in the United States. It has played host to many music festivals, including Anger Management Tour, Area Festival, Battle of San Bernardino Festival, Crüe Fest, Crüe Fest 2, Family Values Tour, Gigantour and so more.

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