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Address: 915 South Jefferson, at the Lebanon-Laclede County Library, Lebanon, MO 65536
Phone Number: 417.532.2148
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A Time Capsule in the Library.

This is a gem not to be missed in the small town of Lebanon, Mo. Located in the Lebanon/Laclede Library and full of nostalgic Route 66 and local history.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
Dean K
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Mooresville, Indiana
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Kansas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Like Dowd's Catfish restaurant, this place has some great advertising but is less than expected. I have a hard time qualifying the place with title of "museum." It is a typical local display--collages of advertising and photographs. Sadly, the original stuff will fade if left in the cases forever like in most small facilities. The location (the very nice local... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

While having a relatively small amount of space to work with this museum makes the most of the space with lots of interesting displays. I wish they could add to their space as I would expect they would receive lots more objects to display. It shares space with the local public library.

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Mooresville, Indiana
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7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is a gem not to be missed in the small town of Lebanon, Mo. Located in the Lebanon/Laclede Library and full of nostalgic Route 66 and local history.

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Lebanon, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

I really liked this place. The owner was very friendly and had many interesting things to view and buy. They even have their own soda. A must stop when you are out and about.

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Bethel Park, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Stopped here on return trip from visiting Arizona as a little sightseeing break. It is a very interesting museum with many exhibits featuring many scenes from bygone years and facts about historic Rt.66. Admission price is very reasonable- $5 for adults, $ 4 for seniors and children. The site also features many old building fronts with items from earlier years,... More 

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Evergreen, Colorado
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

The best thing we did was eat at the Cave Restaurant in Richland, not far from Lebanon. WOW! The food was nothing spectacular, but it was plentiful and in such an unusual setting. Worth the extra time trying to locate.

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Merced
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We spent a little time in Lebanon, MO. The museum is great! But then, I love all things Route 66. We saw a few different 66 museums and all were great. Each one has different items so all is unique and special. I can't wait to go back! I was ready after we were home for about 3 days. I... More 

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Lebanon, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This place has a great title but it is a let down. There is really not much to it, so do not make a special trip to visit.

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Panama City, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Loved the short jaunt down memory lane. Well done displays even my kids enjoyed seeing things from the passed. The gas pumps and soda fountain was great

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London, United Kingdom
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

The museum is small but concentrated. The best part was the gift shop which is full of genuine US craft-work. I had a very interesting conversation with the curator who has a fine ideological motivation for the museum Stop if you are in the area

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