Pontiac, Illinois: Illinois Route 66 Hall of Fame and Museum
Route 66 Association of Illinois Hall of Fame and Museum
- 110 W. Howard St., Pontiac, IL
- I-55 exit 197. Follow Hwy 116 about two miles east into town. Turn right onto Howard St. The museum is about one mile east, on the corner of Howard and Main Sts, on the south side, in an old firehouse. There may be a giant Route 66 sign painted on the south side of the building.
- Summer M-F 9 am - 5 pm, Sa-Su 10 am - 4 pm, fewer hours off-season. (Call to verify)
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- Worth a Detour
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Visitor Tips and News About Illinois Route 66 Hall of Fame and Museum
Don't miss the original Rt 66 paving bricks found behind this wonderful museum. They let you pull right up and take a pic in front of this cool mural![Jason & Mary Berry, 02/14/2010]
Pontiac, Illinois, plans to put itself on the map with a Route 66 mural. At 25 feet tall, according to some experts, it will be the largest Route 66 in the world (although we know of ones that are longer).... [01/21/2007] Complete News Story
Artifacts of Hall of Fame Members. See the Team PR ILSUM Solar Car. Route 66 Farm Arch. Travel the highway by visiting Route 66 towns on our flip-rack library.[J. Heinrich, 02/26/2006]