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National Route 66 Museum

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Best Route 66 Museum

This is the most complete (and largest) and interesting of the Route 66 Museums. Glad we took the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Santa Ana, California
Take the Time

There are Route 66 museums, or want-to-be ones, at various places along old Route 66. This one is... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2018
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Old Highway 66, Elk City, OK 73648
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the most complete (and largest) and interesting of the Route 66 Museums. Glad we took the time to see it all. Gives you a great feel for what it was like to travel on Route 66 when it was the way to get...More

Reviewed October 27, 2018

There are Route 66 museums, or want-to-be ones, at various places along old Route 66. This one is the best we've found. We spent about an hour and a half and felt satisfied we'd seen it all. From the main museum, to the various buildings...More

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Reviewed October 18, 2018

This is arguably one of the finest collections of Route 66 memorabilia, information and artifacts in the country. When we visited the museum 20 years ago, we were very impressed. So, why the low rating? Because customer service stinks. We drove like a bat out...More

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Reviewed October 17, 2018

Stopped in while driving on the Mother Road. We had been to one of the other museums and was disappointed in what they had related to Route 66. No real rhyme or reason or explanation in the main building. The best part of the museum...More

Thank Stu C
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

What an amazing place to visit so much nostalgia with some fantastic artefacts. Photo opportunities abound and the external exhibits are great.

Thank cliveh650
Reviewed October 12, 2018

No Route 66-themed museum, interpretive center or exhibit can beat this one for completeness, interpretation and overall quality. It richly deserves its stellar reputation, and you should see it.

Thank Citallwic
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Stopped here early morning so could only access outside areas. Quite interesting arrangement of unique old-time buildings and a bridge to walk across.

Thank MO8ball
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Lots of great history and unique things to see! Our kids enjoyed the fire pole and the rodeo museum.

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Reviewed September 18, 2018

Good way to spend a rainy afternoon on a humid summer day. Would have even been better if the soda fountain had been open and operating.

Thank emmisty
Reviewed September 18, 2018

This requires some walking in and out of buildings. The museum itself was very nice. We enjoying looking at items and saying oh I have one of those. For younger folks it shows them how far we have come. They had a video to view...More

Thank Christina V
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Lisa B
July 8, 2018|
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The biggest sign is hardly the point......the best museum at capturing the spirit of car travellers following the route back in the 50s & 60s by displaying well presented genuine artifacts is the point. We visited about 4... More