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McDonald's Museum, Des Plaines

#80 of 106 in Museums in Illinois
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  • The boomers in the group enjoyed the peek through the gate of this roadside attraction, but the millennials resorted to eyerolls. The attraction has very limited to opening hours, but it's still worth...  more »
  • First McDonald's restaurant, still standing. Now world wide, largest fast food company in the world. A lot of competitors today but still #1  more »
  • It's hard for me to talk about how I feel about McDonald's because as a child I would go here with family all the time. I have very fond memories in my early years of McDonald's and then in my 20's I ...  more »
  • Unfortunately, according to the McDonald’s corp peeps, they are NOT opening up the McDonald's Museum in Des Plaines yet again this year. They used to open the museum a few days a week between Memorial Day and Labor Day for visitors to stop in and look at the mannequins in the original uniforms, the old prices, the original behind-the-counter equipment and the 1955-era cars parked there. No more. It has now become nothing more than a run-down, unmaintained piece of property with a fence around it. Typical of corporate America. Thanks McDonald’s corp, you’ve again ruined something that was once very cool.
  • Cool but stay Croc didn't found mcdonalds If you watch the movie The founder you will see the truth
  • Not Rick but his significant other went to the original Mc D's for a BIGMAC when first introduced in Des Plaines, I'll believe around , 197
  • Funny how this "museum", has just as high of ratings as most Mc. Donald's
  • if you ask for it jon will give you cups of big mac sauce.

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