McDonald's USA First Store Museum, also known as McDonald's #1 Store Museum is a replica of the original…More McDonald's restaurant built in 1955 under the then-new management of Ray Kroc. The very first McDonald's was actually opened in California in 1940.
Visitors to the museum will see original fry vats, milkshake Multimixers, grills and soda barrels. A crew of male mannequins, donning 1950s uniforms provide a snapshot back in time to the original McDonald's. The museum also houses a collection of vintage ads, photos and a video about McDonald's history.
Museum hours vary, but visitors can peek through the gates at the red and white tiled building beneath the golden arches.
McDonald's 1101 E Oakton St, Des Plaines, IL60018 This McDonald's is located by the intersection of Oakton and Mannheim. This particular interior lacks the noise of many…More other McDonald's locations, and even offers free Wi-Fi throughout. The drive-through is 24 hours.
McDonald's 444 S River Rd, Des Plaines, IL60016 A community favorite, not only for the free Wi-Fi and patio seating, this McDonald's upholds the tradition…More of serving up the chain's classic fast-food hamburgers and fries. Pull up at the 24-hour drive-thru or stop by during dining hours. Either way, you should be greeted with a smile.
McDonald's 725 W Golf Rd, Des Plaines, IL60016 With a 24 hour drive thru, there are no limits to getting what you want at this McDonald's. Cool off with a McFlurry or…More fruit smoothie, or satisfy a Big Mac craving. Once a month, the parking lot is also host to a classic car auto show.