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Rt. 66 Museum

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Address: 915 S Jefferson Ave, at the Lebanon-Laclede County Library, Lebanon, MO 65536-3667
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Nice stop

Having criss-crossed the Interstate to follow Route 66 this was a welcome stop. An interesting free museum at the Library and a nice gift shop.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 September 2016
Chris S
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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located inside of the local library. Museum is free, but there is a box if you wish to leave a donation. Primary focus of the museum is Route 66 locally and in Missouri. Displays include signs, memorabilia, artifacts, pictures, maps and recreated rooms. There is also a room where you can do research.

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Thank DustinHolmes
Forest, Virginia
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69 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

I enjoyed the many displays of historical pictures and stories. Not large but big enough to spend some time there and take in the history of the mid-west.

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Lebanon, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Very interesting and informative. If you are a Route 66 follower, this is definitely worth a stop and best of all it is free.

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Thank gary906
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

There are many reviews commenting on the museum’s small size. Sometimes, small is good when you don't have a lot of time. Oh, small doesn’t always mean a small experience. The exhibits are very well presented and there is a great mixture of memorabilia, history, stories and imagery to keep your interest. Combined with the gas station and vintage cars... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

The museum in the same building as the local library. It is very small compared to other Rt 66 museums but cute. There really was not anything different or a "must see". I thought by the size of the building there would be more, but the library occupies most of the space. Our gps and Roadside America app both put... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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561 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Having criss-crossed the Interstate to follow Route 66 this was a welcome stop. An interesting free museum at the Library and a nice gift shop.

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Thank Chris S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Nice little route 66 museum located inside the public library. The displays they put together are really nice and have a lot of old memorabilia. I recommend it if you're in town it's well worth seeing

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Thank Joe B
Galesburg, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

My husband and I came here on our Route 66 road trip. It's a nice little museum. Didn't take long to walk through, but lots to look at. And it was free.

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Thank Kari H
Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Love the Route 66 history and this small museum is well worth the stop! Nice exhibits well presented for your enjoyment. The best thing is it's free and you don't find a lot of free things on Route 66!

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Thank Banshee694
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

This free museum inside the public library is well put-together. The history shown through pictures and displays was great. Very interesting and worth the stop. There is also a little gift shop.

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