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“What Fun!”

Original McDonald's Site and Museum
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 17 December 2013

We dropped by the McDonald's Museum to see the murals that are being painted on the outside walls, and we were treated to a very informative, very enthusiastic explanation of the murals, and a tour of the museum inside. The south side mural has portraits of famous people from san Bernardino. The north side mural shows Route 66 from Santa Monica to Needles. My favorite item on that mural was a picture of Snoopy's cousin, Spike, who lives in Needles.

The museum has a lot of memorabilia from the original McDonald's, and from McDonald's around the world.

This is a must see for all San Bernardino residents and Route 66 enthusiasts alike.
Thanks Phil and Rory for the great tour!

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Reviewed 24 November 2013

We visited the museum today and had a great time. Rory did an amazing job of showing us around and the mural is beautiful. Definitely worth the trip to San Bernardino. Not only did we learn about McDonalds history but I learned so much more about the history of San Bernardino.

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Reviewed 13 November 2013

Rory who works there has a great passion and wealth of knowledge of the vast amounts of memorabilia there.The whole place is very interesting and my autistic son who normally whizzes round took time to stop and look at things. Theres stuff inside and out and they are always looking for more.

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Reviewed 10 November 2013

First class museum to visit and was helpful staff with plenty of information to give you a blast from the past. Nice to see the old cooking appliances and menus from the 1940's up to today.
Good place to stop on Route 66.

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Reviewed 9 November 2013

If you grew up with McDonald's then this museum is worth stopping by. The original building is long gone, but a sign from the period is still on the sight.

The neighborhood is not the best with bars in the windows of most of the businesses in the area. The museum itself appears somewhat run down, pretty small, and there are no video displays. However, if you grew up eating at McDonald's the artifacts on display will bring back a lot of memories. It took my less then 30 minutes to complete my visit and there was no fee to visit the museum.

I would not go out of my way to visit, but if you are in the area it is worth stopping by.

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