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National Route 66 Museum Step back in time at the National Route 66 Museum and Old Town Museum Complex. The museum focuses on the people who lived, worked and traveled "The Road" and offers visitors a road motif to travel through all eight states along Route 66 "The Mother Road".

The trip begins in Chicago and ends in California, highlighted by realistic murals and different vignettes feature vintage automobiles depicting the eras of the road and the interesting places that made Route 66 so famous. As you travel along, you can listen to recorded histories and
personal accounts of the road from overhead audio kiosks.

The gift shop is in the museum itself and includes many gift items from inexpensive postcards, bumper stickers, stick pins to wall hangings, jackets and glass collectibles. We stock a large selection of books, audio and video tapes about Route 66.

We also house an extensive collection of travel and museum brochures for the area around Elk City and greater Oklahoma and are more than happy to share this information with travelers.

Our museum curator is Wanda Queenan who along with her husband Reece owned and operated the famous Queenan Trading Post on Route 66 on the west edge of Elk City. Wanda and the two Kachina dolls that stood guard outside the Trading Post have moved to the National Route 66 Museum and she has lots of interesting stories to share!

The National Route 66 Museum is part of the Old Town Museum complex that includes the Pioneer Museum and Beutler Brothers Rodeo Hall, the Farm and Ranch Museum, Livery Stable, Train Depot, Wagon Yard and other areas depicting Old Town Elk City.

Be sure to come by and see us as you travel Route 66. We'll make you feel most welcome!


Admission: $5 for entire complex for Adults
$4 for Senior Citizens or Students
$3 for single museum
Group/Family rates available.
Address: Old Highway 66
Phone: 580-225-6266

Museum Hours:
Monday thru Saturday 9 AM to 5 PM
Sunday 2 PM to 5 PM
Closed some holidays
We will open the museum earlier or later for special requests or tours

Directions:
Eastbound take Exit #32 and travel 5 miles along Old Highway 66.
Westbound take Exit #41 and travel 4.8 miles on Old Highway 66.
The museum is located on the north side of the road.

National Route 66 Museum
P. O. Box 5
Elk City, OK 73648

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