Pete’s Route 66 Gas Station Museum is a vintage petrol station whose history is closely linked to the former glory of Route 66 back in its heyday.
A perfect stopover for visitors exploring Route 66, this restored gas station now serves as a museum.
Pete’s Route 66 Gas Station Museum, Admission Fee & Hours, Williams AZ
Walking into Pete’s Route 66 Gas Station Museum is walking down memory lane to experience what the travelers would have felt – from getting gas at the station to taking a break from the journey and even getting a quick bite to eat.
The museum’s proprietors, Pete and Ester, are well versed with the station’s history and will often indulge curious visitors on the station’s past. Pete also shares how he purchased the station, refurbished it, and how it has transformed into a popular attraction along the Route.
Look out for some of the unique memorabilia, which includes classic cars, old gas pumps, and vintage signage. One of the unique signs is an old Coca Cola sign where the drink costs a nickel. Visitors who love antiques will undoubtedly enjoy a tour of this museum. There is also a gift shop where you can purchase some cool gifts.
Pete’s Route 66 Gas Station Museum is open daily during summer, and for varied hours during the off-season (call ahead to verify hours). Admission to the museum is free for all, but it is advisable to leave a tip or make a donation to support the running of the museum.
To get to Pete’s Route 66 Gas Station Museum, make your way to Downtown Williams using Route 66. Take the eastbound lane, and the museum will be located at the Route’s first intersection with First Street.
Other great destinations for a road trip on Route 66 include Seligman Sundries, the Red garter Inn, and the Frontier Motel and Restaurant.