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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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A historic Landmark for McDonald's lovers

We are McDonald's fan just like so many in the world. We saw this movie "Founder" and get to know... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mansi_Vij
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Bengaluru, India
Weird LA to see if you're in the area!

Please understand that this is NOT a McDonalds, but a Historic McDonalds Museum. They have a bunch... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Michael T
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Los Angeles, California
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1398 N E St, San Bernardino, CA 92405-4529
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We are McDonald's fan just like so many in the world. We saw this movie "Founder" and get to know about history of McDonald's and we visited this place. Few points to mention here - Its an unofficial museum and its open 7 days a...More

Thank Mansi_Vij
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Please understand that this is NOT a McDonalds, but a Historic McDonalds Museum. They have a bunch of McDonalds memorabilia from through the chain's history (and before!). It is a very cool stop for any road trip that brings you out this way... but I...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a very small understanding of the history of McDonalds and learned a lot from my visit. After visiting be sure to watch the movie "The Founder" for more of the story of McDonald's. Did I mention that this is FREE?

Thank ShanghaiSkater
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ties up the rest of the story of the movie "Founder". LOTS of the early history of the company, with stories, pictures, and items from the first days of the McDonalds brothers. Fascinating to walk thru and see how the company grew thru the years....More

Thank Ken J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I just loved the McDonald's museum in San Bernardino! This was the worlds first McDonald's and they have everything from the original menus, pictures of the McDonald brothers, to happy meal boxes, toys, etc. The pictures of the regional buildings were excellent!...More

Thank Diane961
Reviewed 6 August 2017

I'm not sure it's necessary to come from LA or elsewhere to see this museum. But as soon as you are in SB, it's obvious to visit it. It's very interesting historically and the person at the welcome desk was very kind to help us

Thank Davric73
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Everybody in my generation loves the original McDonalds site! We used to cruise down E Street every Saturday night so it's a part of our history!

Thank execforkids1
Reviewed 29 June 2017

My disabled son loves McDonald's to visited here for his sake - it is located in a dingy part of town but well worth visit. Probably spend approx hour there - interesting history and tells a different side of the McDonald's saga.

Thank glrikki
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Well I had read about and seen this place online. WOW what a collection. Every where you look there is more and more and more, and that's before entering. The out side of the building can that a while to take in. If you have...More

1  Thank narpa01
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We were doing Route 66 and this is a quirky stop. The place is really neat and retro. Lots of memorabilia that was all donated. The museum has free admission. The gentleman who worked there was very knowledgeable about the museum as well. They had...More

1  Thank mer1264
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Americo V
17 August 2017|
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Response from llmarson | Reviewed this property |
I would not recommend this Museum, unless you can ignore the docent and all of his negative rhetoric. If you're just going to focus on the McDonald's memorabilia it's great. There is no charge luckily. It is also in a rather... More
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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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