Joliet Area Historical Museum, Joliet

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  • Went there to see the Route 66 display. Enjoyed the murals and local information. They were very helpful.  more »
  • Love the museum, especially the real life exhibit that brings Joliet history to life - Great evening events. Even Paul McCartney visited on his trip down Route 66 a few years back.  more »
  • We visited the Joliet Area Historical Museum as an stop on our Route 66 journey from Chicago. What we found was both very interesting in respect of the local area but also a depth of knowledge on all ...  more »
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  • 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.
  • Great experience at a charity event. Wonderful displays of local history. Done in a way that works for all ages.
  • Set up very nice. Great exhibits. Nice staff. Definitely worth the visit.
  • 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.
  • 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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