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Route 66 Mother Road Museum

the museum
Spirit of the Mother Road

Dedicated to the Spirit of Route 66 since its grand opening on July 4, 2000, the Route 66 Mother Road Museum offers a variety of exhibits including: Main Street USA; old photos of downtown Barstow; Route 66 through the Mojave; automobile memorabilia, including a 1915 Model-T, a 1964-1/2 convertible Ford Mustang, a 1966 Harley Davidson Electra Glide, and a 1947 Harley Davidson Trike; and so much more.

Harvey House
Barstow's Harvey House, the Casa del Desierto

Photo exhibits, changing displays, a fine gift/souvenir shop, handouts about Route 66 and the area, and friendly docents make for an interesting visit.

Admission is free. Regular hours of operation are Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or by appointment. The museum is located in the beautiful Casa del Desierto, an outstanding example of the Harvey House chain of fine railroad hotels.

About the Mother Road Museum
Business Type: Museum/Preservation
Owner(s): Debra Hodkin, Manager/Curator
Address: 681 N. First Ave., Barstow, CA 92311
Telephone: 760.255.1890
Web site:
Directions: From Main Street (Route 66) in Barstow, turn north. The Harvey House is on the right after you cross the bridge over the railroad tracks.


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