Joliet Area Historical Museum, Joliet

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  • September 11, 2017
    Very nice way to spend a couple hours. The route 66 memorabilia is quirky and cute, but not in any other parts of the museum except in entrance hall. The Joliet history is extensive and you will learn...  more »
  • September 2, 2017
    The museum gives the impression to be a Route 66 museum, but that is only a small part of the exhibition. More focused on the local history.
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  • August 28, 2017
    Love this little museum. Very friendly volunteers who are keen to tell you whatever you want to know. Easy to get around. Price is great value  more »
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  • May 29, 2017
    The renovations for the banquet hall look amazing. Great place for a wedding or a work event. The museum itself has some pretty neat things, especially for just being in Joliet.
  • June 27, 2017
    Great experience at a charity event. Wonderful displays of local history. Done in a way that works for all ages.
  • June 27, 2017
    Set up very nice. Great exhibits. Nice staff. Definitely worth the visit.
  • June 8, 2017
    What a surprise! I didn't think much of it when walking inside, but there is a lot more inside than I expected. If you're looking for something to do in downtown Joliet, it's worth a visit.
  • July 4, 2017
    The free Route 66 myself is a bit sparse, but the local history museum upstairs had a number of nice exhibits.

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