Skip to Main Content

Barstow, California: Route 66 Mother Road Museum

Car and Route 66 memorabilia to help us all remember the greatness of the Mother Road.

Harvey House

681 N. First Ave., Barstow, CA
I-15 to Barstow, exit at L Street, left onto L Street, right on West Main Street (Route 66), follow West Main Street to First Avenue, and turn left. The Harvey House is on right after you cross the bridge over railroad tracks.
F-Sa 10-4, Su 11-4 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Free, donation.
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Route 66 Mother Road Museum

Reports and tips from visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Route 66 Mother Road Museum

Located in an old Harvey House called Casa del Desierto on an old 66 alignment. The museum has a fun collection of car memorabilia, Route 66 info, maps, handouts, great gift/souvenir store, and helpful volunteers.

[Ken Hodkin, 09/15/2005]

Nearby Offbeat Places

World's Oldest Del Taco - OperatingWorld's Oldest Del Taco - Operating, Barstow, CA - < 1 mi.
Route 66 MotelRoute 66 Motel, Barstow, CA - < 1 mi.
High Desert History CollectionHigh Desert History Collection, Barstow, CA - 1 mi.
In the region:
Three Concrete Tortoise Sculptures, Boron, CA - 36 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

My Sights

My Sights on Roadside America

Map and Plan Your Own Roadside Adventure ...Try My Sights

Mobile Apps

Roadside America app: iPhone, iPad Roadside America app for iPhone, iPad. On-route maps, 1,000s of photos, special research targets! ...More

Roadside Presidents app: iPhone, iPad Roadside Presidents app for iPhone, iPad. POTUS landmarks, oddities. ...More

California Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, Woodland Park, Colorado (Apr 15-21, 2024)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings