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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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Great museum

Fantastic little museum of Route 66 Lots of info and stuff to buy but chat with the guys who run... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
via mobile
Horrible experience

We visited the lovely Desert Museum in Barstow and were encouraged to bring our kids to the Route... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
Nicole S
Christchurch, New Zealand
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681 N 1st Ave, Barstow, CA 92311-2201
+1 760-255-1890
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic little museum of Route 66 Lots of info and stuff to buy but chat with the guys who run it. Lots of knowledge and stories.

Thank winstoid
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We visited the lovely Desert Museum in Barstow and were encouraged to bring our kids to the Route 66 Museum. Everyone was excited as we entered but we were greeted at the door by 2 very sour faced gentlemen who promptly told us that the...More

4  Thank Nicole S
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Really neat place to spend a few hours. The staff, which I think are mostly volunteers are all very friendly and informative.

Thank Derek D
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

They have some interesting displays and a few different ‘Route 66’ items we haven’t seen in other museums. This place has very limited hours, if you are around when they are open it’s definitely worth a visit. If time allows, I would also recommend visiting...More

1  Thank freedom212121
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is a must see if coming to Barstow. Real Americana from the cars, automobiles and roadsigns. So much to see and its run by volunteers and on a donation basis.

1  Thank Charleygirl76
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We have been to many places in and on Route 66 from California to Illinois. The small museum in Barstow, California was quite extensive. They even have a 64 1/2 mustang on display. We enjoyed talking with the volunteers, Steve and Karen. They volunteer once...More

1  Thank Diane961
Reviewed 11 July 2017

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

2  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

2  Thank JXXXR
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

1  Thank Jean_on_a_beach
Reviewed 2 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..

3  Thank babalui2015
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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