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Original McDonald's Site and Museum

1398 N E St, San Bernardino, CA 92405-4529
+1 909-885-6324
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good trip down memory lane

It was fun to see all the old toys and packaging that we remember from our childhood. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DarethaH
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Fun to see, but could be better displayed.

It was fun to see the original McDonalds and all the artifacts of the advertising, toys, pictures... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
abqsage
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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  • Average21%
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“happy meal” (26 reviews)
“juan pollo” (10 reviews)
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1398 N E St, San Bernardino, CA 92405-4529
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+1 909-885-6324
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"on display"
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"free admission"
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"fast food"
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"fun stop"
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"burger"
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"neat place"
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"walk down memory lane"
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"spent minutes"
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"labor of love"
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"nice memories"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was fun to see all the old toys and packaging that we remember from our childhood. Lots of history. I met the artist who painted the murals on the building.

Thank DarethaH
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was fun to see the original McDonalds and all the artifacts of the advertising, toys, pictures and promotions that McDonald's has used through the years in many countries. I wish they had some help in how to present the McDonald's story through these artifacts,...More

Thank abqsage
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fun place to kill some time and to see some remnants of your American childhood. The dude working inside was really nice, too. If you’re stuck in San Berdoo, check it!

Thank uncleBad
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found ourselves in San Bernardino and a few hours to spend our time as we wished. Looked up sights and came across this place. Great collection of memorabilia, definitely brought back happy memories of going to Mcdonalds with my folks when I was a...More

Thank CaptM2M2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice McDonald's museum. Free. Dedicated and friendly volunteers. Lots of Happy Meal toys throughout the years. Nice to stop by if in the area, but probably isn't really a "destination" location. Rated 3 because we'd made this a destination for part of the day driving...More

Thank LovelandS
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to visit. Just this week I was talking to a friend in Northern California and he was unaware that the original McDonald's was located in San Bernardino. He plans to visit on his next trip here.

Thank calmc55
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This museum was an wonderful and unexpected experience. The gentleman at the desk was informative and made us feel welcome. My kids are young adults and grew.up with McDonald's and the happy meal toys. We were able to go back in time and remember all...More

Thank Sonya G
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Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

So cool to visit and learn a bit about the McDonald's history, so cool me my wife and kids enjoyed it

Thank morenosid68
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Wish I had more time. There was a lot to see. Lots of toys. A walk down memory lane. Free admission, which is incredible. Must be a labor of love to maintain.

Thank 323Julie
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Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

While researching things to do in the area, this came up. Everyone know McDonalds so we figured why not. We were immediately greeted at the door and given a little history before we stated wandering. The kids were amazed at all of the happy meal...More

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Michelle W
March 28, 2018|
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Response from Elton M | Reviewed this property |
Daily 10-5 and it's free
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Americo V
August 17, 2017|
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Response from Akisato S | Reviewed this property |
There is no fee for the museum; however, you can donate a memorabilia if you wish.
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Nick1963Nick
June 5, 2016|
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Response from Schanuzer | Reviewed this property |
I really don't know. We were there on a mid-week day.
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