"Welcome to the Litchfield Museum & Route 66 Welcome Center"

Thank you for visiting your museum!

Engraved Pavers

Brick pavers can be purchased here in honor of, in memory of, or in recognition of any individual for a tax deductible contribution of as little as $66. Pavers are available in three sizes. [more...]

Support Your Museum

We feel that there is a dire need to save Litchfield’s history and memorabilia, to have an attractive and prominent location to welcome visitors, and be an enrichment to our city and businesses. [more...]

Become a Member

Become a member of the Litchfield Museum & Route 66 Welcome Center. Your name will go on a plaque in the museum. You will get emails about upcoming meetings, and receive minutes. [more...]

Blast from the Past

A Boost for the Museum

A big boost was made in fund raising for the Litchfield Museum & Route 66 Welcome...

Recent Historic and Unique Items Received at the Museum

By:  Will Tackaberry While working as a volunteer in the Military/Veterans section of...

Antique Ford Owners Visit the Museum

Antique Ford automobiles and their owner stopped by the museum on August 22, at 9:30a.m....

Midwest Truckers Association Visits Museum

Nearly fifty truckers and their wives from the Midwest Truckers Association toured the...

USDA Director for Rural Development Visits the Museum

On Tuesday April 8, some special guests arrived at the Litchfield Museum & Route...

Warm Weather Bringing Tours to Museum

On Saturday, March 15th, a large Classic Trailways bus arrived at the Litchfield Museum...

Museum has Hosted Visitors from all Over the World

Since the museum opened just over a year ago, it has hosted visitors from all over the...

Sky View Drive In

The only remaining operating drive in theater on Route 66 in Illinois.

Old Route 66 Cafe

Old Route 66 Cafe on the original 2-lane stretch in southwest Litchfield.

Intersection of Route 66 and Illinois Route 16

Intersection of Route 66 and Illinois Route 16