Bloomington Route 66 Visitor Center is a Success

In Route 66 by Martin Garfinkel4 Comments

1254The Route 66 Visitor’s Center in Bloomington has been very successful since its opening in April. The McLean County Museum of History’s Cruisin’ with Lincoln on Route 66 visitor center has attracted 5,800 visitors from 30 countries.

According to a WJBC.com article, “We are achieving the goal of bringing an international and national audience into the heart of our city for the purpose of heritage tourism,” museum executive director Greg Koos said. “This is cultural entrepreneurship.”

Seventy five percent of those visitors live in Illinois. To learn more about the visitor’s center or to read the original article, please visit http://www.wjbc.com/2015/09/23/route-66-visitors-center-attracts-tourists-from-30-countries/