Tag Archive: Route 66 Museum

Apr 10

Oklahoma Route 66 Museum: Clinton, OK

Route 66 is Americana at its best.  Located in Clinton, Oklahoma on the western side of the state along I40 is the state’s official Route 66 museum.  The Oklahoma Route 66 Museum is a nice little stop that explains the rise and fall of the Mother Road. Affiliated with the Oklahoma Historical Society.  The Oklahoma …

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Nov 24

Blue Hole


Blue Hole… What can one say about it other than the name fits.  Blue Hole in Santa Rosa New Mexico was an instant hit for my wife.  She loved it.  Now we are not scuba divers, but she was struck by the beauty of the crystal clear blue water in the sea of tans, reds, …

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Nov 23

New Mexico Route 66 Museum


The New Mexico Route 66 Museum is a good get out of the car and stretch stop along I40 in Tucumcari New Mexico. There are a couple of reasons for this, its free, donations are suggested.  It is small but filled with interesting objects about the legendary road.  Last but not least, it has the …

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Aug 18

National Route 66 Museum – part II

barn and windmills

As I was heading out to Albuquerque, New Mexico, on I-40 I saw several signs for the National Route 66 Museum in Elk City, and thought that it would be a good place to get out and stretch my legs.  It ended up being an excellent place to get out of the car because, as …

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Mar 31

National Route 66 Museum – Elk City, Oklahoma

66 Diner

The National Route 66 Museum in Elk City, Oklahoma plays homage to the “Main Street of America.”  While the National Route 66 Museum may not be as grand as the name suggest, it is a lovely little museum that is relatively cheap at $5 per person and not only gives some information on the “Mother …

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