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Oklahoma Route 66 Museum

2229 W Gary Blvd, Clinton, Oklahoma 73601 USA

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Closed Now
Opens Tue 9a
  • Independent
  • Credit Cards
    Accepted
  • Wheelchair
    Accessible
  • Public
    Restrooms
  • No Wifi
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“A route 66 institution, est. 1968”

The Oklahoma Route 66 Museum is operated by The Oklahoma Historical Society, a state agency. The museum was originally opened to the public in 1968 as the Museum of the Western Trails, operated by the Oklahoma Industrial Trust and Recreation Department (which later became the Oklahoma Department of Tourism and Recreation). In 1991 the museum was transferred to OHS. In 1993 plans began for a redevelopment of the museum in order to focus on transportation and Route 66. The project was funded with federal, state and private funds, with the citizens of Clinton (population approximately 10,000) raising over $200,000.00.

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Reviewed by
joyfuljeni

  • 1 Review
  • 3 Helpful
July 23, 2014
Rated 5.0

A step back in time to look at the history of Route 66 and how it changed America. Great walk-through museum for all ages. Museum does have a fee,$5 adult and less for students and seniors. Gift shop has unique souvenirs and shirts that are reasonably priced. This is a definite stop for Route 66 enthusiasts!

3 people found this review helpful

Reviewed by
getawaygalsd

  • 1 Review
  • 2 Helpful
June 20, 2014

Best walk through time. Love every moment of the experience. Nicest staff.

2 people found this review helpful

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MICHAEL KENNEDY

  • 14 Reviews
  • 3 Helpful
October 16, 2018

Spring Feb 1–Apr 31
Monday–Saturday
9 am to 5 pm
Sunday 1 to 5 pm

Summer May 1–Aug 31
Monday–Saturday
9 am to 7 pm
Sunday 1 to 6 pm

Autumn Sep 1–Nov 30
Monday–Saturday
9 am to 5 pm
Sunday 1 to 5 pm

Winter Dec 1–Jan 30
Tuesday–Saturday
9 am to 5 pm

Closed
The first week of January and all state holidays.

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
BethanyRaeSharpless

  • 5 Reviews
  • 1 Helpful
May 02, 2015
Rated 5.0

This is a must-see! Very close to Rt 40 exit and a wonderful collection.

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
pualum1997

  • 4 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
August 13, 2018
Rated 4.0

Great short stop, we only spent about an hour here, but everyone enjoyed it.

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Reviewed by
ColleenH3

  • 3 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
July 06, 2018
Rated 4.0

Was a worthwhile stop. My twin boys aged 11 loved it.

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Reviewed by
peachjam

  • 8 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
July 23, 2017
Rated 5.0

Awesome
Museum! Very well done and informative. A must stop when on the road!

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Reviewed by
HeatherGearhart

  • 4 Reviews
  • 1 Helpful
July 09, 2017
Rated 5.0

This was AMAZING!!! The displays are so well done - interactive and educational. I live in Flagstaff, AZ, but never really understood the story of Route 66 before visiting this museum. My 6-yr-old grasped it too - telling me at the end of our visit, while looking at a picture of an abandoned stretch of Route 66, "My heart hurts for the road." ❤️ We left with a new appreciation for it and the stories of the people/places that made Route 66 the legend it is today! Perfect stop!!!

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Reviewed by
Jennifer Pettitt

  • 8 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
June 12, 2017
Rated 5.0

Really fun stop! Our young children loved the stroll through the decades set to music. Good value.

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Reviewed by
1JustJill

  • 7 Reviews
  • 2 Helpful
October 24, 2016
Rated 4.0

Fun and informative walk through the decades. Definitely worth a stop.

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Oklahoma Route 66 Museum

2229 W Gary Blvd
Clinton, Oklahoma
73601 USA

Hours

Closed Now
  • Mon - Sat: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sun: 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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  • Independent
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Public Restrooms
  • No Wifi
  • Private Parking
  • Yes Parking
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