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 will still take place at 12:00 noon. They apologize for any inconvenience.
Demo Day September 24: Revolutions by Evolution
T-Head, Overhead Valve, Overhead Cam, Twin Overhead Cam
Join the Simeone Saturday 9/24 at 12:00 noon as they celebrate the development of the racing sports car engine. They’ll demonstration how advances in technology allowed for increasing RPM and power, using 4 cars with different types of engines:
- 1909 American Underslung
- 1938 Peugeot 402 Darl’Mat Le Mans
- 1927 Bentley 3 Litre Speed Model
- 1958 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa
Tickets on sale: 2016 Corvette Racing Weekend: Oct 21-22
Doug Fehan & Tommy Milner return for an exciting tribute to Corvette Racing!
Attention all Corvette fans: Mark your calendars for October 21-22, 2016. The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum will once again welcome Corvette Racing Program Manager Doug Fehan, and 2-time Le Mans winning driver Tommy Milner for a 2-day celebration dedicated to Corvette Racing.
The 2015 edition was a smashing success with rave reviews from all in attendance, and this event has quickly become a must-attend event for all East Coast Corvette enthusiasts. They have a great dinner event, meet & greet, Demo Day, memorabilia auction, Grand Sport ride-a-long, autograph session and much more.
Friday 10/21: The weekend kicks off at 6:30 PM with a Corvette Racing Party with Doug and Tommy. The duo will recap the 2016 Corvette Racing season during a buffet dinner which will start at 7:00pm. The evening will close with an autograph session. Friday tickets are $60 for General Admission, and $50 for Simeone Museum members, both of which include an open bar with beer & wine. Purchase of a Friday ticket also includes free admission to Saturday’s events, including Demo Day.
Saturday 10/22: Simeone Museum’s 1963 Corvette Grand Sport #GS002 will roar to life at 12:00 noon for a driving demonstration during the Museum’s famous “Demo Day” program. Doug and Tommy will return to to host an auction of Corvette Racing memorabilia to benefit the Simeone Foundation and to share stories about the history of Corvette Racing and their own racing careers. General Admission tickets are $12 for Saturday.
Special Exhibit: Corvettes at the Simeone Museum
Over a dozen NCRS award winners on display October 8-22
The Simeone Museum announced their newest Special Exhibit: Corvettes at the Simeone Museum, from October 8-22, 2016. This exhibit will coincide with their Corvette Racing weekend on 10/21-22. This exhibit will feature 13 Corvettes from 1955-1971, most of which have won major awards from the National Corvette Restorers Society (NCRS). The list of awards includes Top Flight, Bloomington Gold, Triple Crown, Duntov Award, Gallery Display, and Performance Verification.
Simeone Automotive Foundation Museum
6825 Norwitch Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19153
Phone: (215) 365-7233
Fax: (215) 365-8230
Facilities Rental: (215) 365-7233
Tues – Fri: 10:00AM – 6PM
Sat – Sun: 10AM – 4PM