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Route 66 related museums

Art Institute Chicago
111 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL
Joliet Area Historical Museum
204 N. Ottawa St.,
Joliet, IL
Route 66 Association Hall of Fame & Museum
110 W. Howard St.
Pontiac, IL
McLean County Museum of History
200 N. Main St.
Bloomington, IL
Cruisin' with Lincoln on 66 Visitors center
200 N. Main St.
Bloomington, IL
Williamsville Historical Museum
Also known as the boxcar museum.
104 S. Elm St.
Williamsville, IL
Illinois State Police Heritage Foundation Museum
4000 N. Peoria Rd.
Springfield, IL
Air Combat Museum
835 S. Airport Dr.
Springfield, IL
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum
212 N. 6th St.,
Springfield, IL
Grand Army Museum
629 S 7th St,
Springfield, IL
Illinois State Museum
502 S. Spring St.,
Springfield, IL
Illinois Coal Museum
121 S. Macoupin St.,
Gillespie, IL
Litchfield Museum & Route 66 Welcome Center
334 N. Historic Old Route 66
Litchfield, IL
Museum of Transportation
3015 Barrett Station Rd.,
Saint Louis, MO
Lebanon Route 66 Museum
915 S. Jefferson,
Lebanon, MO
The research center is located inside the library and has a collection of old maps and research papers donated by Jim Powell, founder of the Missouri Route 66 Association.
History Museum on the Square
155 Park Central Square
Springfield, MO
Powers Museum
1617 West Oak,
Carthage, MO
Baxter Springs Kansas Heritage Center and Museum
740 East Ave.,
Baxter Springs, KS
Dobson Museum
110 A S.W.,
Miami, OK
D.W.Correll Museum
19934 E. Pine St.,
Catoosa, OK
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
1700 NE 63rd St
Oklahoma City, OK
Yukon's Best Railroad Museum
328-346 Cedar Ave
Yukon, OK
Oklahoma Route 66 Museum
2229 W. Gary Blvd.,
Clinton, OK
Elk City National Route 66 Museum
2717 W. 3rd St.,
Elk City, OK
Devil's Rope Barbed Wire Museum
100 Kingsley St.
McLean, TX
New Mexico Route 66 Museum
P.O. Box 66
Tucumcari, NM
Located behind the Tucumcari Convention Center on the western end of town on Tucumcari Blvd., aka Route 66.
Route 66 Auto Museum
2436 Historic Route 66
Santa Rosa, NM
Kingman Visitor Center
The historic powerhouse hosts a visitor center as well as a number of musea, among which a Route 66 museum and an electric vehicle museum. There's also a steam train on display accross the road.
120 W. Andy Devine Ave.,
Kingman, AZ
Mohave Museum of History and Arts
400 West Beale Street
Kingman, AZ
Barstow Route 66 Mother Road Museum
681 N. 1st Ave.,
Barstow, CA
California Route 66 Museum
16825 D st.,
Victorville, CA
McDonalds Route 66 Museum
1398 N. E St.,
San Bernardino, CA
Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens
1151 Oxford Rd.,
San Marino, CA
Gamble house
4 Westmoreland Pl.,
Pasadena, CA
Easier found in the 300 block of Orange Grove in Pasadena
Pacific Asia Museum
46 N. Los Robles Ave.,
Pasadena, CA
Norton Simon Museum
411 W. Colorado Blvd.,
Pasadena, CA
Southwest Museum
234 Museum Dr.,
Los Angeles, CA
The Southwest Museum has severely limited hours ever since it came under control of the Autry museum.
Lummis Home and Gardens
200 E. Avenue 43,
Los Angeles, CA
Heritage Square Museum
3800 Homer St.,
Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Neon Art (MONA)
216 S. Brand Ave.
Glendale, CA
Relocated here in 2015.
MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art)
250 South Grand Ave.,
Los Angeles, CA
152 North Central Ave.,
Los Angeles, CA
8687 Melrose Ave.,
West Hollywood, CA
Petersen Automotive Museum
6060 Wilshire Blvd.,
Los Angeles, CA
Reopened in December 2015 after undergoing renovations.
Getty Center
1200 Getty Center Dr.,
Los Angeles, CA

This list is under construction, please contribute your favorite Route 66 museum or museum in close proximity to the Mother Road via the contact page