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Cars on the Route

119 N Main St, Route 66, Galena, KS 66739-1125
+1 620-783-1366
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Great fun place and a bit of film history

We stopped here to take pictures and ended up having a cup of tea with a friendly 'local from... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Chris R
,
Belmont, Lancashire.
Worth the stop... a favorite place

This was a wonderful and fun stop along Route 66. The Cars characters in the front were really cute... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Jenn S
,
Lodi, Wisconsin
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“fire engine” (2 reviews)
“his friends” (2 reviews)
“gas station” (3 reviews)
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119 N Main St, Route 66, Galena, KS 66739-1125
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+1 620-783-1366
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"well worth the stop"
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"tow truck"
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"garage"
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

We stopped here to take pictures and ended up having a cup of tea with a friendly 'local from Barnsley, Yorkshire'. This is, of course where the Pixar film, 'Cars' originated and is interesting for that with the original tow truck, fire engine etc but...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2018

This was a wonderful and fun stop along Route 66. The Cars characters in the front were really cute and inviting, and the stop itself was new yet classic 66. Good food inside and a nice fun break from the road. We'll definitely stop here...More

Thank Jenn S
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Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Was closed when we went but can still get out and take pictures of the cars. Very cool attraction. Kids will love it for sure.

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Reviewed 8 June 2018

If you love Route 66 or are doing a Route 66 trip, this is a must see. You will find plenty of photography opportunities. If the shop is open and Linda is there, take time to talk to her, she is a wealth of knowledge....More

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Reviewed 21 May 2018

I really thought this was a really cute place. loved the cars outside ... but we didn’t make it in time to eat they closed at three we got there at 2:45

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Nice quirky stop, Great photo op, my grandson wanted to know if Mater talked to us, and could he really drive by himself.

Thank Gordon W
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

We drove through Galena on a Monday which, unfortunately, is one of the day’s Cars on the Route is closed. Still well worth a wander around the outside. Great work had been done here restoring an old Route 66 garage.

Thank Neil B
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Love the decorations, the cars, the old-town feeling. It was awesome! We loved visiting and my 8-year-old enjoyed seeing Mater and the Sheriff.

Thank Lynne M
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

We stopped by the little gas station in Galena, KS to see Tow Mater and his friends. It was well worth the stop. The station was closed when we went, but still had fun taking pictures with the trucks. Cute little old-time town. Kids loved...More

Thank Mizmoe
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

Just had to stop on out Route66 tour. Here you can say Hi to Tow Mater and his friends. Nice little gas-station where you can buy food and other Route66-things.

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