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Route 66 Mother Road Museum
Ranked #1 of 16 things to do in Barstow
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Riverbank, California
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142 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Must see”
Reviewed 21 July 2014

This is a must be stop located in the railroad yards. Beautiful old building and wonderful collection of trains in the same yard also. website is route66museum.org and phone number is 760-225-1890. This is a don't miss!

Visited July 2014
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
“Worth a stop”
Reviewed 19 July 2014 via mobile

On our return from Yellowstone, we stopped in. It was a 100 plus degrees out. We didn't stop at any other places (other than gas). It was a little difficult to find, however, google maps took us directly to it. There is a train museum next door. But we didn't go to it. The museum has items from Barstow, football, ww2, Ford, etc as well. Although we were in a hurry to get home, its well worth the 5 minutes from the freeway and a 30 minute walk through of the museum.

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London, United Kingdom
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216 reviews
152 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“Shut”
Reviewed 12 July 2014

We would have loved to have seen this but unfortunately it was shut, it took us quite a while to get there too. The lady at the Chamber of Commerce said that this happens all the time because the opening times are not on their website. Be warned. Check first

Visited June 2014
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416 reviews
167 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
“Route 66”
Reviewed 22 June 2014

By change noticed small sign for this museum. Had problems locating it so more signs would be good. Free admission they have fun memorabilia and good priced souvenirs. Call say hello and support them.

Visited June 2014
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Huntington Beach, California
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38 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Route 66”
Reviewed 14 June 2014

If your interested in route 66 the museaum in Barstoe is a must see. The staff was very friendly. The museum was outstanding. The gift shop had great gifts and ample information to guide you on your journey. They also have route 66 tour videos playing. Many handouts are available for no charge.

Visited June 2014
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