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Original McDonald's Site and Museum

1398 N E St, San Bernardino, CA 92405-4529
+1 909-885-6324
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Good for a quick stop

My kids (12yr and 9yr) visit this place on our road trip to Palm Springs. It took us about 15-20... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
janet f
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Whittier, California
A fun stop in San Bernardino

After watching “The Founder” movie, we were curious to find out more about the history of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cutu23
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Chicago, Illinois
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good42%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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1398 N E St, San Bernardino, CA 92405-4529
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1398 N E St, San Bernardino, CA 92405-4529
+1 909-885-6324
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My kids (12yr and 9yr) visit this place on our road trip to Palm Springs. It took us about 15-20 minutes to see it. My 12 year old enjoyed seeing the vintage Mcdonald items and it brought back memories for myself. There was no guide...More

Thank janet f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After watching “The Founder” movie, we were curious to find out more about the history of the McDonald’s. Therefore, while on Route 66, we made a stop, at the site, of the original McDonald’s restaurant. We were pleasantly surprised by the little, free museum and...More

Thank Cutu23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An interesting visit - growing up with McDonald's, it was a fun place to see. It is very small but full of the toys that were always in the sacks and boxes of McDonald's foods, a lot of memorabilia about McDonald's, it's history from the...More

1  Thank Michael R
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Lots of stuff inside, most won't worth to see. But being at that very location were all star is a nice visit. They could do a better job with the history .

1  Thank Elton M
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Visited while doing Route 66 and the curator was friendly. Not sure what we expected but we only spent 5-10 minutes in there. If you love happy meal toys it's for you. Thought probably foolishly it would have more original equipment etc

Thank darkhorse01
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We visited whilst doing Route 66 and the curator was friendly. Not sure what we expected but we only spent 5-10 minutes in there. If you love happy meal toys it's for you. Thought probably foolishly it would have more original equipment etc

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Cool place to kill some time while in the area. Impressive collection of happy meal toys, pictures, etc. I wouldn't recommend making a special trip to visit it but def worth a stop if you're in the area!

Thank missfurley
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Its interesting to see the old toys, site and pictures but i feel like i'm witnessing the brainwashing of children.

Thank ClarkAboud
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We are McDonald's fan just like so many in the world. We saw this movie "Founder" and get to know about history of McDonald's and we visited this place. Few points to mention here - Its an unofficial museum and its open 7 days a...More

Thank Mansi_Vij
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Please understand that this is NOT a McDonalds, but a Historic McDonalds Museum. They have a bunch of McDonalds memorabilia from through the chain's history (and before!). It is a very cool stop for any road trip that brings you out this way... but I...More

Thank Michael T
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Americo V
17 August 2017|
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Response from llmarson | Reviewed this property |
I would not recommend this Museum, unless you can ignore the docent and all of his negative rhetoric. If you're just going to focus on the McDonald's memorabilia it's great. There is no charge luckily. It is also in a rather... More
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Response from Schanuzer | Reviewed this property |
I really don't know. We were there on a mid-week day.
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