AmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo recently visited the Route 66 ‘Mother Road Museum’ in Barstow, Calif. The Museum displays a collection of historic photographs and artifacts related to Route 66 and the Mojave Desert Communities. Displays include development of the United States Route 66 from early pioneer trails, railroads, automotive history, businesses and sites. Visitors making this roadside attraction a day destination or staying in the area longer can learn more about what to experience while on the Mojave Desert or on Route 66 from many handouts, books and knowledgeable docents.
Visit the Route 66 ‘Mother Road Museum’ at 681 North First Ave, Barstow, CA 92311. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays. Free admission always.