Pontiac is fast becoming a major tourist attraction for Route 66 heritage travelers and others. We have a variety of attractions that may interest you. For more information on Pontiac's attractions, we encourage you to visit our Tourism website. There we have gathered lots of information on all the things that Pontiac has to offer.
Illinois Route 66 Hall of Fame and Museum
Pontiac-Oakland Automobile Museum & Resource Center
Livingston County War Museum
Museum of the Gilding Arts
Livingston County Historical Society Museum
Bob Waldmire Experience
Music of the Civil War
Life in the 1940s
Walldog Mural and Sign Art Exhibit
Pontiac's Art Cars
5 - Route 66 Byways Historical Markers
9 - Looking For Lincoln Historical Storyboards
Pontiac has over 20 colorful, outdoor murals. Most are located in the downtown business district.
Pontiac is the only community in Illinois able to boast of having three of these suspended pedestrian bridges. No visit to Pontiac is complete without the experience of walking over the Vermilion River using one of these swinging bridges
Jones House - Built in 1857
Yost House Museum - Built in 1898-99
Strevell House - Built in 1850s, Last remaining structure in Livingston County to have hosted Lincoln.