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.
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)
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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