The California Route 66 Museum is located in historic Old Town Victorville. Three display rooms and a gift shop are housed in the 5,000-square-foot former Red Rooster Cafe. The dedicated museum staff constantly keeps rotates displays, as well as maintains static displays, such as the remains of the once classic Route 66 landmark known as Hula Ville.
The museum is located across the street from the Victorville transit center, which used to be the old railroad depot. It is here where the center of town began. The old depot burned down in 1983.
The museum was founded by Old Town Victorville Heritage Preservation, Inc. It opened its doors on November 11, 1995. It is supported by contributions from volunteers, donors and patrons.
It showcases historic Route 66 memorabilia from both the Victor Valley region and items from the Route 66 era. It includes displays related to Victorville and has a room dedicated to the town’s history.
Admission to the museum is free. Donations are gratefully accepted.
Telephone is 760-951-0436.
See their website for hours of operation and additional information.
Virtual Video Tour
This video tour will show you how to get to the museum and take you on a brief walk through it.
The museum is located at 16825 D St, Victorville, CA 92395.
From I-15, take the D” Street, Apple Valley exit. The main road (D Street) is Route 66. Head east towards Apple Valley. In about three quarters of a mile, the road enters old town Victorville. The museum is on the right side of the street.