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Joliet Area Historical Museum Free Days – Route 66 Red Carpet Corridor Festival

Dates: May. 6, 2017 - May. 7, 2017
Times: 8:00am - 5:00pm (both days)
Category: Education/History Festivals Ongoing
Location: Joliet Area Historical Museum, 204 N. Ottawa Street, Joliet, IL 60432
Phone: 815-723-5201
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Are you celebrating Route 66 during the Red Carpet Corridor Festival on May 6&7? Make sure to visit the Joliet Area Historical Museum and enjoy FREE admission!

Start off with entrance to the Route 66 Visitors Center, followed by the Route 66 Experience. You'll also learn about: the building of the I&M Canal and its effect on Illinois, Dr. John C. Houbolt (and his impact on the Space Race, Apollo 11 mission, the moon landing and more), 100 years of the Joliet High School Marching Band, the relationship between Science and Science Fiction, and more!

This is also the location to pick up your commemorative Red Carpet Corridor collector's item!

For more information about the Joliet Area Historical Museum, please visit jolietmuseum.org.

These Museum FREE days are brought to you by HeritageCorridorCVB.com.


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