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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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Pleasant and worth a walkthrough

A nice review of the paraphernalia of route 66. My favorite part was watching the video on route... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jean_on_a_beach
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CA and DE
Interesting....

A lot of memorabilia about historic route 66. Worth a visit! Housed in the same building as... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
babalui2015
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Quartzsite, Arizona
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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681 N 1st Ave, Barstow, CA 92311-2201
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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..

1  Thank babalui2015
Reviewed 29 March 2017

In August of 1958, with a newly-wed bride at my side, we drove from St. Louis MO all the way on Route 66 to Santa Monica CA. So Route 66 is very special to me. Thus I visit a Route 66 Museum wherever I find...More

3  Thank kanbaatar
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We are in our 70's, so this museum definitely brought back lots of memories, and the people working there were very nice.

Thank dustinc4412016
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Packed full of memorabilia, friendly staff who were happy to answer questions and give advice. Great relics and layouts and nice souvenirs in the shop. Photography OK but not flash (don't know why). Next door is the railroad museum and station with old carriages and...More

Thank mdeveria
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Our RV caravan is in Barstow visiting the MC Logistics and looking for some history of the local area. Our TA app provided us with a list of ideas and some very good directions. The FAA parking spaces did insert some confusion but we continued...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We stopped here on a whim. The volunteer staff were very welcoming and it is a free museum. Can't beat that! There is so much Route 66 information. We had a great visit! Thanks!

Thank FarmerAndHisWife
Reviewed 28 January 2017

The Route 66 Mother Road Museum is FREE and very interesting. The volunteers were very friendly and welcoming and helpful in providing information for another attraction.

1  Thank Carol U
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Worth a walk through. Staff were friendly and there is certainly a lot of stuff to look at and through.

1  Thank Gypsywillow
Reviewed 11 November 2016

This museum seems to go on and on. Lots of information, great displays, focuses on 1950's and 60's. I would go here again.

Thank Donna S
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Donna C
Are there any train trips from Barstow to Kelso depot
30 March 2015|
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Response from Greatplacesnv | Reviewed this property |
Not that I know of. It is worth visiting Kelso as this station is fully restored
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Donna C
Train trips from Barstow to Kelso Depot
30 March 2015|
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IWNoordergraaf
I am sorry for the remark on opening times - they were meant for the railroad museum!
6 April 2015|
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