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AACA and Museum discuss split

After merger talks fail, national club pulls plug on financial support The AACA Museum was conceived under the direct supervision of the Antique Automobile Club of America’s Board of Directors. Now, the club will completely cease its support for the museum in Hershey, Pa., that shares its name. “The Antique Automobile Club of America...

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America’s Automotive Trust – 100 Years of Automotive History

Historic coach-built vehicle will be displayed during stops on ‘The Drive Home II’ winter road rally across Northeastern states and the North American International Auto Show   TACOMA, Wash. – America’s Automotive Trust (AAT) will highlight a century of automotive innovation as one of its member organizations, LeMay – America’s Car Museum (ACM), and...

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‘American Barn Find’ exhibit set for National Motorcycle Museum

ANAMOSA, Iowa _ The new “American Barn Find” exhibition will open this spring at the National Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa. With the pubic’s help, the museum will recreate the corner of a barn and show a random collection of stuff that just kind of “happened” there, items no longer needed, tossed out, then forgotten....

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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...