Pontiac, Illinois

The Illinois Route 66 Hall of Fame and Museum is located in Pontiac, Illinois. With a beautiful red, white, and blue route 66 sign on the outside of the building, it is definitely not a spot you will miss. There is a beautiful mural on the back of the building you will want to see on your way out, with a giant route 66 sign personalized with the town’s name. This museum has a lot of artifacts that help show the spirit of people who have traveled along, and made the history of route 66. Once you go through those and get to the second floor, you will get to see a ton of old Civil War uniforms as well as weaponry.