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“A route 66 institution, est. 1968”
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. 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.
Found this accidentally as we drove on I-40. We loved it! It certainly was more than meets the eye. If you like history or the movie Cars, you'll love this place. Read more
What a neat museum. We've been on Route 66 since Illinois and this was by far the neatest stop. It was really cool to see lots of the other places we've been on the walls in stunning acrylic... Read more
I haven't really stopped at a lot of museums on Route 66, and this was the farthest I drove from St. Louis on my 2nd leg of the Mother Road trip. But it was more than worth it. Clinton is about an... Read more
Oklahoma Route 66 Museum
- Mon - Sat: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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