Museum News

Rare Mercedes cars on exhibit at Gilmore Car Museum

  HICKORY CORNERS, Mich. _ Two ultra-rare Mercedes-Benz automobiles will be showcased through April 2018 at the Gilmore Car Museum. Both vehicles are German-built Mercedes-Benz 540K models, which were introduced at the Paris Motor Show in 1936. The Mercedes-Benz 540K models displayed at the Gilmore Car Museum include an original 1936...

Military free Nov. 11 at AACA Museum

HERSHEY, Pa. _ All veterans and active military will be admitted free to the AACA Museum on Saturday, Nov. 11.   There will be a few special military vehicles on display in honor of Veteran’s Day. A 1942 Ford Jeep GPW (general purpose design Willys). The demand for jeeps in World War II was so...

Saratoga Auction funds distracted driving program

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. _ The first Saratoga Auto Auction, held Sept. 22-23 and organized by the Saratoga Automobile Museum, raised more than $150,000 to support the museum’s distracted driving, education and exhibit programs. “The proceeds raised at the auction will help make our roads safer,” said Jim Letts, executive director of...

America’s Car Museum’s upcoming events

DRIVE DOWN HUNGER Food Drive November 1 – 30 ACM and Northwest Harvest first partnered together in November 2012 to help make Thanksgiving a bit more comfortable for local communities. ACM will continue its partnership with Northwest Harvest to put the brakes on hunger in Washington. The Museum will accept non-perishable food donations in the Lobby daily between10...

Corvair expansion planned for Chevrolet HOF

DECATUR, Ill. _ The Chevrolet Hall of Fame Museum has announced the expansion and partnership of the brand new National Corvair Museum in conjunction with the Corvair Preservation Foundation. The newly opened Corvair Museum will display and house some of the rarest Chevrolet Corvairs in existence, including the last surviving Corvair...

Williams-Clyne Gateway Exhibit now complete with Corvettes

HERSHEY, Pa. _ The Williams-Clyne Gateway Exhibit Gallery announced earlier this summer is now complete and started receiving visitors during Hershey Meet Week.     This vintage automobile showroom is adorned with three Top Flight Corvettes from the National Corvette Restorer’s Society (NCRS). Current vehicles include 1953, 1956 and 1962 Corvettes, along with period dealership advertising and sales materials. Exhibit...

Shelby – The Trans Am Years at the Simeone

Nov 18 – Cantwell and Kolasa discussion and book signing   The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum welcomes back two of world’s leading Shelby experts on Saturday, November 18th. Chuck Cantwell spent four years working at Shelby American and was THE project engineer and driving force behind the GT350 program. Greg Kolasa is the Registrar of...

Eleventh Annual Parade of Trabants

Early this November, the only Trabant rally in the United States will be held at the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC.  Timed just days before the 28th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, folks will be celebrating the rare, horribly-made yet well-loved vintage cars that the Soviet Union...

Trunk or Treat at the AACA Museum

Hershey, PA – Calling all little zombies, witches, and wizards! Come enjoy the annual “Trunk or Treat” extravaganza at the AACA Museum, Inc. Admission is just $7 per person on Sunday, October 22, and kids 12 and under are invited to participate in the “Trunk or Treat” program from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.  ...