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“Pretty good, if you are into the super weird”

Original McDonald's Site and Museum
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed April 16, 2012

So, this not only allegedly the site of the first McDees, (there is some dispute, however with a site in Illinois (or something)) but also the corporate offices of Juan Pollo Chicken. Please be prepared to walk in to a building that is serving as a display for one man's McDonald's collection and cooperate offices. The sign is cool and the collection is varied and expansive but the feel of this site is more creepy roadside attraction than the usual tourist trap. If you like strange old men, weird collections and awkward run ins with cooperate fast food chicken employees than this is the place for you. Also, be prepared to see one of the worst neighborhoods of San Bernardino, CA. I never felt unsafe but I would not make this journey after dark as E Street is not a particularly nice area of Cali.

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Reviewed February 12, 2012

Totally free and full of old McDonald's signs, toys, menus, & more. This place is great for a 15 minute trip down nostalgia lane. We saw tons of Happy Meal toys we had as kids- Animaniacs, Furbys, Fry Kids, Super Mario 3, Muppet Babies, ET, etc. Outside they have a Hamburgler statue and his burger jail which you can climb into. You can also stand on a square piece of floor where the original McDonald's once stood. Ray Kroc wasn't very kind to this location since he wanted all the McD $$$ for himself! Enjoyed learning a little bit about the history while also freaking out about the McDonald's carousel complete with burger and fry kid seats.

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Reviewed January 17, 2012

Find out the story behind all the Big Macs you have downed in your lifetime... Just make sure you leave your copy of Fast Food Nation in the trunk!

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Reviewed November 20, 2011

Anyone who has experienced McDonald's in their lives should visit this site and museum.

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