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AACA’s Dynamic Duo on display

Hershey, PA – The Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum have paired two historic automobiles that are perfect together. The Most Awarded car in the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) and the Most Traveled Car in the AACA are currently on view together will be on display at the AACA Museum now through November...

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‘Hoods up’ at North Carolina Museum of Art

RALEIGH, N.C. _ On Friday, Dec. 9, the North Carolina Museum of Art will host a special “hoods up” day in the current exhibition Rolling Sculpture: Art Deco Cars from the 1930s and ’40s, during which visitors will be able to see under the hoods of a selection of the featured cars. WHAT: Rolling...

The original Ford Rotunda (above) will be replicated at the Early Ford V-8 Museum in Auburn, Ind.

Donor gives 17 cars, springs for new rotunda at Early Ford V-8 Museum

AUBURN, Ind. _  A Ford collector recently contacted the Early Ford V-8 Museum with an incredible offer: The donation of a 17-car collection of restored Fords. The donor will also be paying for a 10,000-square-foot addition to house the collection. The museum’s long-awaited “Rotunda” is part of the new complex that will be funded by the...

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New leader takes wheel at AACA Museum

HERSHEY, Pa. _ Jeffrey E. Bliemeister has been named the new executive director of The Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum. He was selected for this position by the AACA Museum Board Search Committee following an extensive search. Bliemeister is no stranger to the AACA Museum as he was part of the staff who...

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Gilmore Museum offers chance to drive Model T

The Gilmore Car Museum is offering car enthusiasts a chance to learn to drive the Model T Ford. The Model T Driving School Experience is $105 per student and allows students a chance to drive over three miles of paved roads with an experienced and enthusiastic instructor. Enthusiastic instructors will teach: Use of spark and throttle control...

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Holidays at the AACA Museum

Hershey, PA – As the weather gets colder it only gets cozier at the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum. Featured at the AACA Museum   Amore della Strada: Italian Cars – On display: November 19 – April 22, 2017 When you hear the word Italy, chances are your thoughts immediately go to Italian food, art...

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Studebaker Museum hosts ‘Original Hybrid’ exhibit

Bold European design fused with raw American power to create a class of “original hybrids” cars which have tantalized collectors, enthusiasts, and casual observers since they rolled off the assembly lines. From the 1950s through the 1970s, this recipe led to some of the world’s iconic automotive marvels. Powered By America: The Original Hybrid...

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‘Sin City 2’ Tucker comes to AACA Museum

Hershey, Pa. _  The AACA Museum has a new piece of movie memorabilia on display. The Tucker 48 Sin City 2 Movie car is now on view through April 1, 2017. The handmade replica 1948 Tucker was built to be used on the set of Frank Miller’s Sin City 2 by Robert Rodriguez. In...

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Walter P. Chrysler Museum closes doors to public

According to CEMA (Chrysler Employee Motorsport Association),  the Walter P. Chrysler Museum will once again be closed to the public. The museum had re-opened on a limited basis in 2016, but once again, will close its doors to the public. FCA (current owners) decided to convert the building into office space.  Below is a statement from the...

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Gilmore Car Museum high school students to compete in Great Race

Hickory Corners, Mich. – During next June’s running of the esteemed Great Race of vintage automobiles, competitors will make a stop at the Gilmore Car Museum in Hickory Corners, MI. Over 120 pre-1972 autos will be traveling more than 2,200 miles from Jacksonville, FL to Traverse City, MI—much of it along the historic Dixie Highway—in...