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IL Route 66 Association Hall of Fame & Museum

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Address: 110 W Howard St, Pontiac, IL 61764
Phone Number: (815) 844-4566
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Amazing insight into historic route 66

Very informative and interesting place where you can learn about the history of Illinois route 66, the history of Pontiac and also there is a war Museum which I couldn't get... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Very informative and interesting place where you can learn about the history of Illinois route 66, the history of Pontiac and also there is a war Museum which I couldn't get enough of especially the staff and their war stories, but then I'm a history buff. Pontiac as a whole is amazing.

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Chicago,Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

If you are too young to remember Route 66 this museum will show you what it was all about. If you are of the age to remember travel on Route 66, this place will make you a time traveler. Worth a visit for sure!

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Freeland, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Received a button when we arrived. The button got us all kinds of free items and discounts at participating stores. Even a free Route 66 coffee mug!! Check out the new display on music of Lincoln. WOW. What a museum.

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This museum has a lot of information on Route 66 in the area. The staff were very friendly and helpful and it was great walking through looking at all the information. Upstairs they have a gift shop and don't forget to go out the back for a great photo against the Route 66 wall. You can even drive your car... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

This place is pretty cool, and the old fire station is an amazing building. The museum is well laid out and fun to see. A definite stop if traveling Route 66.

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Melrose Park, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Beautiful museum in a nice old building. Lot of neat old stuff to look at, they also have a store to buy things at. Around the back of the museum they offer a trolley ride that takes you around the town so you can see the wonderful murals, small cars and old buildings. On the back of the museum is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Free parking opposite this museum makes it easy to visit. It is full of Route 66 memorabilia and worthy of a visit and whilst in this area I recommend the short walk in to the charming town square with plenty of murals and local shops to see

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

My woman and I have been on various parts of route 66. This was a must stop because we were in the area. It was great. Worth a look.

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Holland, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We stopped in just to stretch our legs and have something to do while on a long road trip with our family We were pleasantly surprised with this stop. Lots of history and just plain cool things to see if you're a Route 66 fan. Plus, it's FREE so there's really no excuse to not stop in and check things... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Called in while on a route 66 tour it's well laid out with interesting exhibits and well worth a visit

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Additional Information about IL Route 66 Association Hall of Fame & Museum

Address: 110 W Howard St, Pontiac, IL 61764
Phone Number: (815) 844-4566
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Pontiac
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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