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What is the BEST car museum you have ever visited?


#21

I seek out car museums when I travel and I have been to some great museums. The Petersen Auto Museum in Los Angeles, the one in New Braunsfels Texas (name escapes me at the moment) has a stunning collection, the Volo Auto Museum in Wisconsin. My favorite one though is the Auburn, Cord and Duesenberg Museum in Auburn, Indiana. Out of all the museums I have visited, that is the only one that is in the same building they were sold in back when they were new. And what a masterpiece of Art Deco architecture it is! I loved the architecture as much as the stunning collection of automobiles in it. I am turning 50 next March and it is high time I went to Hershey, PA to check out the great museums there!


#22

@delasalle610820 - Somehow I forgot the ACD Museum in Auburn, IN. Great inclusion. You are right, the building is just as much a sight as the cars are.


#23

Kuck Motorsports Museum in Lincoln Nebraska. The variety and quality are amazing. Privately held and maintained. It’s typically only opened for benefits and other community oriented fundraising.


#24

The Lemay Museum in Tacoma Washington and the Gilmore Museum in Hickory Corners, MI.


#25

It is not a museum, Rick Hendricks private collection in Charlotte, NC.

At least 200 of the finest restored cars you could find. Mostly Chevrolet but some others.


#26

If you’re a fan of sports racing cars, you MUST visit the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum in South Philadelphia. Each of their cars is a historic race winner with complete provenance and many are unrestored. All are kept in running condition.

They have regularly scheduled demo days when they fire up and run a select group of cars at the back of their property. Not to be missed!

http://www.simeonemuseum.org/