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Address: 400 East Route 66, Chandler, OK
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Route 66 memorabilia fans will enjoy!

Small interpretive museum and gift shop dedicated to the sights and sounds of the Mother Road. Video histories of the Route 66 highways and the motels, restaurants, and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
jeger95
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Wernersville, Pennsylvania
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Wernersville, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Small interpretive museum and gift shop dedicated to the sights and sounds of the Mother Road. Video histories of the Route 66 highways and the motels, restaurants, and roadside attractions of yesteryear. Great gift shop with an informative staff. Fortified building is the place to be if a tornado is nearby.

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Prague
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here today not expecting to see much but I am SO amazed.. This Historical Building was built like Ft. Knox and you got to see it.. Totally remodeled years ago and has a awesome Rt. 66 gift shop and museum.. the Armory Main room is Huge and absolutely beautiful... I was given a private tour from the Wonderful... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

As I had a long day of riding/attractions ahead of me, I needed to reduce my visit to an hour or so. Being half way through my adventure, I had already visited several museums and – to be frank - was starting to experience a little ‘mother road attraction fatigue.’ Even with the tight timetable, the Interpretive Center was one... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This place certainly makes a good entrance when it comes to luring tourists inside. It's a former Armory, built during the 1930s. They say the walls are 20 inches thick, so this place will be here for a while. The Oklahoma National Guard left it in 1971, so the decision was made some years later to turn it into the... More 

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Shawnee, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Beautiful venue. Perfect for small or large wedding. They supply all the table and chairs as well as several items for décor. HUGE commercial kitchen has warmers and 2 large refrigerators. No Oven or cooktop but everything else you can imagine. WILL use this venue again

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Welling
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61 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

If you like to go back in time and see how things were this is the place for you, there are several small movie areas you can sit and watch or even lay down on a bed and watch, short movies usually 3-5 minutes long. We were fortunate enough to run into a craft show the weekend we were there.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

The lovely lady who showed us round made this even more interesting. Good videos and displays. Great drill hall, all thoughtfully restored. Worth a stop

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Mahomet, Illinois
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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We went into this interpretive center, which was in an old armory building. They had different movies that you could watch regarding route 66. You could sit in old car seats, or lay on plastic beds, which was interesting because the screens were on the ceiling. It was a nice thing to do in the afternoon.

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Sydney, Australia
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136 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We called in but only visited the Gift Shop. We were looking for a Route 66 Calendar and, lo and behold, they had one. A great selection of Route 66 memorabilia such as caps, tee-shirts, post cards, mugs, etc.

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Fayetteville, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Admission is $5.00 ok can deal with that. Great building it was a WPA building from the 30's. Center shows short movies. Great concept but lacking in substance.. A few of the tv,s did not work, finally found staff talking on phone. She pushed some buttons while still on phone , after 3times of bothering her she put a sign... More 

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