Joplin, Missouri: Route 66 Mural Park

A strongly committed Mother Road mural tribute: big map baked into permanent tile, and a 1964 Corvette replica that sticks out of the wall.

Address:
619 S. Main St., Joplin, MO
Directions:
Downtown. A half-block north of Route 66/E. 7th St., at its intersection with MO-43/S. Main St.
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Route 66 mural.

Route 66 Mural Park

Nice mural shows where Route 66 begins and ends.

[Lisa Burnine, 06/16/2021]

Unlike most murals promoting tourism highways, this one is baked into tile, conveying its creator's permanent devotion to the Mother Road.

Route 66 mural.

Route 66 Mural Park

An interesting tribute to the Mother Road, and a great photo op.

[AM DeHart, 04/21/2020]

Unlike most murals, which have a limited lifespan, this one is baked permanently into tile. Its officially name is, "The American Ribbon." The photo op car is a fake 1964 Corvette.


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