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Route 66 'Mother Road' Museum

681 N 1st Ave, Barstow, California 92311 USA

Free
Free to Visit
Closed Now
Opens Fri 10a
  • Independent
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Public Restrooms
  • No Wifi
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“early pioneer trails, railroads & history”

The Route 66 "Mother Road" Museum was dedicated on July 4, 2000 in the historic Casa del Desierto, Harvey House, in Barstow, California. The Museum displays a collection of historic photographs and artifacts related to Route 66 and the Mojave Desert Communities. Displays include development of the United States Route 66 from early pioneer trails, railroads, automotive history, businesses and sites.

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Reviewed by
LisaFerguson

  • 1 Review
  • 4 Helpful
August 12, 2015

Kinda of a bummer, we drove out to see it and found out it's only open Friday- Sunday, 11am- 4pm.

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Reviewed by
jessers3192

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January 17, 2016

A great place to break up the road trip and pause. Tons if history and a cute place to buy souvenirs

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Reviewed by
kgbeecher

  • 2 Reviews
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November 15, 2015

If you are stopping in Barstow, stop here. It is small but has some neat items and vehicles. The couple running it were so friendly it made the visit!

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Route 66 'Mother Road' Museum

681 N 1st Ave
Barstow, California
92311 USA

Hours

Closed Now
  • Sun, Fri, Sat: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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  • Independent
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Public Restrooms
  • No Wifi
  • Private Parking

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