Cruisin’ with Lincoln on 66 Visitors Center

Cruisin’ with Lincoln on 66 Visitors Center is a must-see stop for Abraham Lincoln and Route 66 enthusiasts. Located on the ground floor of the McLean County Museum of History, one wing is dedicated to Route 66, and one wing is dedicated to Abraham Lincoln. Visitors can compare the travels of Abraham Lincoln with those of tourists and automobilists during the golden era of Route 66. The exhibits cover stories from dining to lodging and travel.

Interactive exhibits, video monitors, a gift shop and visitor information are also included in the center.

200 North Main Street
Bloomington, IL 61701
Phone: 309-827-0428

Beer Nuts

Bloomington, Illinois is the only city in the world where Beer Nuts are made! A company tour includes a brief video presentation on the making of Beer Nuts and nuts to sample in the Company Store.

103 North Robinson Street
Bloomington, IL 61701
Phone: 309.827.8580

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Historic Maps

Highway GuideWatch Route 66 evolve into The Mother Road  with maps and highway guides from 1917-1992 courtesty of the official Illinois Digital Archives.