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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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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

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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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The museum is FREE and has many levels. On the first floor you'll find a very nice museum with cases upon cases of Route 66 memorabilia. They have a great exhibit for sign art from back in the day and a great exhibit featuring the art of Bob Waldmire who's artwork is a big part of the route's nostalgia. They... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

When we travelled Route 66 two years ago we took an alignment that by-passed this museum by accident. Unfortunately we did not have the time on that trip to go back and find it. So we promised ourselves that we would find a way to visit as part of one of our later road trips. I'm pleased to say that... More 

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Bradford, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We only had a short time to spend in this museum. But it is crammed with Rt 66 memorabilia. The more you look, the more you see tucked away in corners and high above you. I circled around the room several times to try to take it all in. The attendant was very helpful with information and brochures to plan... More 

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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We enjoyed many aspects of the museum. It is very small and donations are appreciated I am sure. The wall dog mural and the war museum are all in this building. It truly was like walking through the past, so much history on this stretch of road with the American Dream of Freedom. Made my family and I want to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Very interesting collection of items pertaining to Route 66, even more if you grew up in that era. Well kept and friendly volunteers to take you or guide you around. There is an elevator that goes to all floors and the War Museum is in the same building. It will take you back in time and you will not waste... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We drove into Pontiac no knowing what we would find. Wow it was a quirky little place highlighting the best of Route 66. We were greeted warmly when we entered this funny little museum by the Mayor of the town Bob. He is so enthusiastic and he told us a lot about the place. We loved the hippy bus parked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

My husband and I went to the museum for a nice day out. We were very pleasantly surprised at what a nice and interesting museum it turned out to be. Our oldest granddaughter started getting interested in Route 66 history so we brought her and our Grandson there. Ryan loved the military part of the museum and talking to some... More 

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

Address: 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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