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Route 66 runs through AACA Museum

HERSHEY, Pa. _ Driving is an integral part of our culture and Route 66 is an iconic stretch of roadway that plays both an emotional and historical reference in American transportation history. The new Route 66 exhibit at the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum adds modular facades to the existing Colorado backdrop...

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Gilmore Museum features Joplin and Cage cars

“The Golden Age of Sports Cars, 1949-1967” is the title of a new exhibition opening at the Gilmore Car Museum that will run until April 2017. This exhibit showcases nearly two dozen of the rarest and most sought-after sports cars in the world including: Janis Joplin’s 1964 Porsche 356, Nicolas Cage’s 1967 Ferrari 275/GTB 4,...

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Flying high in Marysville

The history of Buhl Aircraft made in Marysville Lecture at the Wills Sainte Claire Auto Museum The Wills Sainte Claire Auto Museum is proud to present an entertaining and interesting lecture by Carl Moss about the Buhl aircraft company on Tuesday evening, September 27th, 2016 at 7:30 PM at the Wills Auto Museum located at 2408 Wills...

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What’s going on at the Simeone?

Announcement: Museum Closing Dates in September Please note that the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum will be *CLOSED* on the following dates, due to a large private event: Thursday  – 9/22 Tuesday – 9/27 Wednesday – 9/28 Thursday – 9/29 They will still be open on the weekends for normal hours, and the 9/24 Demo Day...

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Museum receives bequest of rare 1937 Packard Twelve Coupe Roadster

(WARREN, OHIO) –  The National Packard Museum is proudly displaying a rare 1937 Packard Twelve Coupe Roadster, the gift of the late Edward Lozick of Cleveland, Ohio, a long-time museum member and benefactor. Due to its stunning beauty and rarity, Mr. Lozick reserved the vehicle for the museum’s permanent collection many years ago. An...

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‘Micro Cars: Mini Wonders’ opens at Packard Museum

WARREN, Ohio _ “Tiny-mania” has swept America!  From tiny houses to tiny vegetables, anything small is popular today! The National Packard Museum will embrace the tiny fad by bringing back its popular microcar exhibit: “Micro Cars: Mini Wonders.” This special exhibit opened Sept. 3 and will showcase 10 of the smallest and most unusual...

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ACD Auto Museum inducts Terrence E. Adderley

Terence E. Adderley was officially inducted into the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum Hall of Distinguished Service on Thursday, September 1, 2016. The Hall of Distinguished Service is the highest honor the museum bestows. Adderley is the fifth inductee into theHall of Distinguished Service, joining A. Mearl Bisel, Dean V. Kruse, DelMar Johnson and Robert Sbarge. A watercolor portrait...

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Gilmore Museum set for big weekend

This weekend will be a busy one for the Gilmore Car Museum in  Hickory Corners,Mich., beginning Friday with a Movie Night Under the Stars featuring the car lover’s classic “American Graffiti.” Festivities will continue through Sunday with the 22nd annual Muscle Cars PLUS Car Show and Swap Meet. The museum is also featuring the final week of...

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AACA Museum executive director resigns

HERSHEY, Pa. _ The Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum announced the departure of Executive Director Mark Lizewskie. Lizewskie had worked at the museum for five years.    The board has appointed Dennis Beck, the Museum’s accounting manager, as acting general manager.  The AACA Museum Board of Directors has begun the search process...

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Upcoming AACA Museum events

Night at the Museum Returns for 2016! Celebrate the motoring hobby on Wednesday, October 5th from 6:00 -10:00 PM in the galleries of the AACA Museum. Enjoy a casual evening with friends and fellow enthusiasts as they celebrate the opening of their newest upgraded exhibit area featuring Route 66. Try a plentiful variety of foods and cocktails with a Route 66...