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Walcott, Iowa: Museum at World's Largest Truck Stop

Bill Moon's dream was to open a trucking museum -- and this giant one suits its oversize subject matter. Vintage vehicles, antique gas pumps, a trucking movie-showing theater and much more.

Iowa 80 Trucking Museum

505 Sterling Drive, Walcott, IA
Iowa 80 Trucking Museum. At the Iowa 80 Truck Stop. I-80 exit 284, north side.
W-Sa 10-5, Su noon-5. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Walcott, Iowa - Trucking Museum Opens At Worlds Largest Truck Stop
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Everyone has a dream. Bill Moon's was to open a trucking museum. Bill died in 1992, but his dream did not.

[08/04/2008] Complete Story...

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World's Largest Truck Stop

We did not go into the museum, but we did go into the actual world's largest truckstop right next door. This was our second time going here and it's still amazing. So many different fast food options, and also a sit down restaurant called the Iowa 80 Kitchen. If you get a chance to check out their buffet, its delicious and amazing. If you're into shopping, theres quite a bit of that also at the truck stop. There's even a real tractor trailer that can get up and sit in.

[Matt Ritzler, 10/01/2022]
Museum at World's Largest Truck Stop

Get the Big Mama Burger and Pulled Pork! And purchase a unisex auto urinal all at the same place...

[The Nutters, 03/29/2015]

Iowa 80 Trucking Museum.

Iowa 80 Trucking Museum

There's a great family tourist destination in eastern Iowa. It's the Iowa 80 Trucking Museum at the Walcott interchange, mile marker 284, along Interstate 80. That's about 10 miles west of Davenport and the Quad-Cities area.

My wife and I took our grandson and granddaughter, and they both loved the display of old trucks. There's a theater with continuous videos about trucking, lots of gas station signs and other trucking memorabilia. I particularly liked the collection of restored antique gas pumps. The Iowa 80 Trucking Museum also has a visitor center with clean rest rooms and a gift shop.

The museum is next to the world's largest truck stop, Iowa 80 Truck Stop.

[Phil Roberts, 10/20/2009]
World's Largest Truck Stop Museum

The late Bill Moon's collection of antique trucks are featured in a museum opened adjacent to the World's Largest Truck Stop.

[rich, 07/26/2008]

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