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Historic Route 66 Museum, Kingman, Arizona

<p> <span style="font-size: 14px;">Delight in the scenic surroundings and historic charm of Kingman as you make your way toward the Historic Route 66 Museum, part of our Grand Canyon and Hoover Dam motorcoach tour. US Highway 66 or Route 66 was and is the most famous road in the United States highway system and quite possibly the most famous and storied highway in the world.&nbsp;</span></p>
Classic Car in Historic Route 66 Museum, Kingman

Inside the Route 66 Museum

Historic Route 66 Museum in Kingman, Arizona

Historic Route 66 Museum in Kingman, AZ

Classic Car in Historic Route 66 Museum, Kingman Inside the Route 66 Museum
Historic Route 66 Museum in Kingman, Arizona Historic Route 66 Museum in Kingman, AZ

Visit Arizona’s Historic Route 66 Museum

<p> <span style="font-size: 14px;">Located in downtown Kingman, the Route 66 Museum is housed in the Powerhouse Visitor Center and is in the &ldquo;heart&rdquo; of the longest remaining stretch of the 2,400 mile-long US Route 66. From ancient days through to the 60s, journey through time and relive some of the most wonderful moments of old Route 66&rsquo;s past at the Historic Route 66 Museum.</span></p> <p> <span style="font-size: 14px;"><strong>Historic Route 66 Museum </strong></span></p> <p> <span style="font-size: 14px;">Depicting the historic evolution of travel along the 35th&nbsp;parallel that became Highway 66, Historic Route 66 Museum is a chronological travel history of Route 66 from ancient days through the 60s; its miraculous murals, photos and life-size dioramas capturing each of the groups that have traveled the Mother Road.</span></p> <p> <span style="font-size: 14px;"><strong>What You&rsquo;ll See at the Route 66 Museum </strong></span></p> <p> <span style="font-size: 14px;">During your time in the museum you&rsquo;ll see photo displays and life-sized dioramas that illustrate the travel and travelers along the road that was so vital in its day. The story begins with early trade routes and the Beale Wagon Road, which enabled pioneers to cross the land in covered wagons. As you venture deeper into the museum, quotations from John Steinbeck&rsquo;s Grapes of Wrath will help you to better understand the tough times along Route 66 during the Great Depression of the 1930s while storefronts, murals and a 1950 Studebaker Champion car illustrate the good times of the post-war era.</span></p>

Shopping in the Historic Route 66 Museum Gift Shop

<p> <span style="font-size: 14px;">Don&rsquo;t forget to stop by the museums gift store. Whether you are looking for something to remember your time at the museum or a special gift for a loved one, the Historic Route 66 Museum Gift Shop is home to a number of unique items you won&rsquo;t find anywhere else.</span></p>