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IL Route 66 Association Hall of Fame & Museum

110 W Howard St, Pontiac, IL 61764-1820
+1 815-844-4566
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If you love Route66 history and enjoy the road this is the spot

I like the museum a lot, it was designed for me (LOL) seriously this has precious objects, great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Los Angeles, California

It is an interesting collection of unique Americana. It's focus is on the Illinois portion of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Charles D
Ottawa, Canada
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
110 W Howard St, Pontiac, IL 61764-1820
+1 815-844-4566
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like the museum a lot, it was designed for me (LOL) seriously this has precious objects, great plates from that golden era, the great history that really makes me love route 66 was on a NATGEO documental, so since I am in MX and...More

Thank Dexterlab27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is an interesting collection of unique Americana. It's focus is on the Illinois portion of Route 66. One of the highlights was the amazing school bus converted into a rolling house. All aspects of this museum are quite fascinating including the Hall of Fame,...More

Thank Charles D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice assortment of cars on display. Easy access, friendly staff, informative, well displayed and fun.

Thank Randall L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can't say enough about the Route 66 Hall of Fame & Museum! The staff there is very friendly and knowledgeable. I love chatting with them about the road, the people, and the stops. On this stop, they helped me find the Meramec barn just outside...More

Thank Angie_Ohio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were eight (8) of us going to "Back-To-The_50's Car Show" and we were all driving our street rods; this definitely fit right in with our trip. The museum had a lot of interesting things about Route 66 in Illinois. We lined our cars up...More

Thank Charlie W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For Route 66 enthusiasts this is a must see. Greeter Rose was very informative. Museum gives nice overview of Rt 66 in Illinois.

Thank notcarla
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to take a smal road trip on Rte. 66 and ran into this place by accident. We were welcomed by some very nice men and gave us an overview of the museum. We took our tour throughout the museum. I was quite surprised...More

Thank giggly711
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was way more than we expected. Friendly hometown people from the time we walked in. The war museum was very large and the gentleman were very knowledgeable. This is all free and in front of the trolley stop. Must visit !

Thank amyjo777
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Remember that there is this place on the Route 66 and stop here! Admire the wall and take a picture. Go visit the museum, it was so charming, very well kept and organized. Even the restroom was decorated;) If you have the time, you might...More

Thank petra h
Reviewed 18 June 2017

If you are driving Rte 66 then Pontiac should be on your list of towns to stop at and pay a visit to the museum and hall of fame as well as walk the town. Pontiac overall presents the "Main Street America" experience Rte 66...More

Thank Dave S
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Marilyn M
25 April 2016|
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Response from Niklou40 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is but the staff are on hand to answer any questions . There are lots of tourist information leaflets too. It is a fantastic tourist place.
4 March 2015|
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Response from Sherry C | Reviewed this property |
Our last trip was in January, so yes, they are open then, I believe they are open year-round.
Ja'Nyza J
8 February 2015|
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Response from John W | Reviewed this property |
Free though there is a donation box and with the museum being of higher quality a couple dollars goes a long way