Museum News

Lot 662: 1937 “Indiana Jones” MB 300 Staff Car (Ex Paramount Studios)

Lucky Auction fall classic ‘raids’ Hollywood auto ark for sale

Lucky Collector Car Auctions, the semi-annual auction series hosted by Tacoma’s LeMay Marymount Event Center, is raiding Hollywood’s “automotive ark” for new and unusual “Exes”. With an already high representation of historic automobiles and noteworthy pedigreed consignments (which have previously ranged from the ex-Shell Opel that set the world’s fuel mileage record to a...

The National Hudson Motor Car Company Museum will open this September in Ypsilanti, Michigan.

National Hudson Motor Car Company Museum becomes reality

Ypsilanti will host new Hudson car museum The Hudson Essex Terraplane Historical Society announced an agreement with the Ypsilanti Automotive Heritage Museum to establish the National Hudson Motor Car Company Museum in the old Miller Motors Dealership.  Miller Motors was a Hudson dealership in Ypsilanti, Michigan, and sold cars for 84 years. The dealership...

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Auto racing’s history on display at Pennsylvania’s EMMR

  Story and photos by Ron Kowalke For anyone interested in getting up to speed on the history of auto racing in America, there’s no better place to learn than the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing (EMMR). The museum, located in York Springs, Pa., is observing its 25th anniversary in 2014. This year also...

Recovered 2001 Mallett Hammer Z06 ends quest to save museum Corvettes.

Final Corvette recovered from sinkhole

The last of the "Great 8" Corvettes has been pulled from the depths of the 40 foot wide by 60 foot deep sinkhole that collapsed within the Skydome building of the National Corvette Museum exactly eight weeks ago.