Clinton, OK

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At the beginning of the tour .

Our next real stop was in Clinton, Oklahoma, where the sight of the Oklahoma Route 66 Museum was. For a small fee you can go through many rooms which show how the famous road was over each ten year period, starting back when car and trucks were barely able to move. Each room played music from that era, and it was fun the go through that alone. The displays covered both the kinds of cars, but early areas showed a few of the tools and devices used to create the roads that made up Route 66. The last room was a small theatre where a twenty-minute film was shown going from the early days to the end, which was caused by President Eisenhower when he decided that the autobauns of Germany was what America needed to get from one place to another quicker and easier. Naturally, the tour ends in the gift shop, and I found a tee shirt that I liked.

We had stopped in an Indian Souvenir Shop along the freeway, but that doesn’t really count. So I won’t tell you about it and the fact that we spent another good long half hour and found a little something for our other son. I can’t say what it is because he might read the blog before we give it to him and that would ruin the surprise. And like I said before, I’m not even gonna talk about it.

FishAtHeart says:
I like the sounds of this museum. Thanks for sharing!
Posted on: May 13, 2008
bkretzer says:
Sounds like a great museum!
Posted on: May 12, 2008
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At the beginning of the tour .
At the beginning of the tour .
Even though she wanted to empty he…
Even though she wanted to empty h…
Behind these two doors was a trip …
Behind these two doors was a trip…
From Chicago to LA
From Chicago to LA
Do you recognize any of the places…
Do you recognize any of the place…
And all the way across Oklahoma
And all the way across Oklahoma
Some of the old tools
Some of the old tools
And old equipment.
And old equipment.
Pictures and signs.
Pictures and signs.
Even an old small truck
Even an old small truck
with lots of great stuff
with lots of great stuff
Great displays
Great displays
everywhere .. memoribilia.
everywhere .. memoribilia.
Old, old, old trucks
Old, old, old trucks
and great old cars, like this 41 …
and great old cars, like this '41…
Malt shops
Malt shops
with black & white floors and red …
with black & white floors and red…
and more pictures and ads.
and more pictures and ads.
Most you can still buy today.
Most you can still buy today.
And music of the era.
And music of the era.
and the changing technology.
and the changing technology.
Have you ever heard those words?
Have you ever heard those words?
or seen these signs?
or seen these signs?
Neon lights and Motels
Neon lights and Motels
and convertibles!
and convertibles!
Later on we actually drove past th…
Later on we actually drove past t…
In the gift shop you could buy alm…
In the gift shop you could buy al…
Hats of all kinds.
Hats of all kinds.
Great hats
Great hats
Great shirts.
Great shirts.
They even had a quilt on the wall,…
They even had a quilt on the wall…
Nice old custom van.
Nice old custom van.
A Memorial to the Will Rogers High…
A Memorial to the Will Rogers Hig…
My best exterior shot.
My best exterior shot.
Clinton Sights & Attractions review
Oklahoma's version of the Route 66 Museum
There are Route 66 Museums everywhere along the historic route, all the way from Chicago, Illinois and Los Angeles, California. The one here in Oklah… read entire review
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