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Lincoln, Illinois: The Mill: Route 66 Museum

Windmill restaurant first opened on July 25, 1929. Reopened as museum on April 29, 2017. Relics include hand-built robots from a local gas station, and the human leg prop that was a favorite of the Mill's long-time customers. Or just admire the stubby windmill from outside.

738 S. Washington St., Lincoln, IL
Southwest corner of town, at the intersection of 1st St. and S. Washington St. (old Route 66).
Tu-Sa 1-4. Or by appt. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Free, donations appreciated.
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The Mill: Route 66 Museum

The Mill museum is open Tuesday - Saturday 1:00-4:00. Parking is along the road.

[Seth, 06/08/2017]

The former restaurant is in a simulated windmill on Route 66. Opened in 1929, closed in 1996, then restored and reopened as a museum April 29, 2017.

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