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Classic and New Americana!

For this trip, I knew this was must stop - my son is such a cars fan. This classic station was so... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Emily K
,
Dallas, Texas
Tow Mater was adorable

Worth a stop to see Tow Mater from the movie Cars. This is where it all began! Great photo opp... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Mizmoe
,
Rhode Island
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“photo ops” (2 reviews)
“great stop” (2 reviews)
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119 N Main St, Galena, KS 66739-1125
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Reviewed 4 days ago

For this trip, I knew this was must stop - my son is such a cars fan. This classic station was so cute! Unfortunately, it was closed when we went by - but still a great stop! I love how this inspired the movie, (and...More

Thank Emily K
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Worth a stop to see Tow Mater from the movie Cars. This is where it all began! Great photo opp! Kids loved it. Wish the store was open when we went.

1  Thank Mizmoe
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Check the hours because it was already closed when we got there on a late Sunday afternoon. The outside is great for pictures and the kids would like it. It's a "must see" for Route 66 trips as the Kansas stretch is limited. There are...More

1  Thank Gators99
Reviewed 23 July 2017

This place is worth a stop! It's Mater from the Disney movie Cars! If you love Mater and the movie cars you will love stopping by to see him in person!

1  Thank nowincolorado
Reviewed 16 May 2017

A Route 66 location, easy to find, nice dispalys. A good photo opportunity, while driving Route 66, take a pic from Mater.

2  Thank mmikko
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Great stop along the road. Cute. A must see if in the area. Clean display. Great for kids. Easy to find.

2  Thank Janet G
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

This made my day. The grandchildren in the Uk love Mater so to find the original was brilliant. Ladies in shop were lovely and one took our photo with Mater. Fun thing to do on Route 66

1  Thank Chris S
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This was a neat thing to see on our Route 66 road trip. The lady working at the stop wasn't the friendliest, not rude, just seemed like we were kinda bothering her. Gift shop was very expensive. But seeing the trucks from Cars was neat.

1  Thank Kari H
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I never knew the inspirational story behind the movie. What a great place to stop visit on your way through.

Thank Jerry F
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We enjoyed our stop at Cars on the Route. The lady who was working that day was friendly and knowledgeable. If you are a fan of CARS you have to stop and see the home of Mater and across the street is an old garage...More

1  Thank Marliza60
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