Antique Automobile Club of America

AACA’s first Zenith award to be chosen this weekend

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. _ The Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) has added a new honor in its extensive judging awards program. This year, the club will present the inaugural Zenith Award for the Restoration of the Year. This award will be decided upon and presented at the AACA Grand National Meet (AGNM) in Independence...

Pioneers in African American Automotive History at the AACA Museum

Hershey, PA  – In salute of Black History Month, the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum presents a history of the pioneers in the African American community who contributed to the advancement of the automobile industry. These men and women laid the foundation for others to pursue careers in such fields as franchised car...

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...

‘Magic Skyway’ 1964 Thunderbird on display at AACA Museum

Hershey, PA (October 20, 2016) __ A special 1964 Ford Thunderbird convertible used in the 1964-’65 World’s Fair “Magic Skyway” attraction will be on display at The Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA)  Museum in Hershey, Pa., through April 15, 2017. Once upon a time, “imagineers” at Disney came up with an idea to...

Full menu awaits Hershey Fall Meet visitors

HERSHEY, PA – The Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) and the Hershey Region AACA will welcome antique and collectible car enthusiasts from all over the world to Hershey, Pa, for the Eastern Division Fall Meet, Oct. 5-8. More than 700 volunteers from the region work all year long for the benefit of old car...

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...

Off-Road Adventures for the Summer at the AACA Museum

Sponsored by:  National Parts Depot & Brenner Jeep Family Hershey, PA – It’s time for some Off-Road adventure this summer at the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum as they feature their newest exhibit “Early Off-Roaders” celebrating the fun and adventure of these early SUVs including the 50th Anniversary of the Ford Bronco and the...

Simeone Museum wins AACA award

At the Annual Meeting of the Antique Automobile Club of America at the Sheraton Hotel on February 13th, the Simeone Foundation Museum was given the prestigious AACA Plaque Award “in recognition of outstanding achievement in the preservation of automotive history”. The Foundation stated is most appreciative and sincerely thanks the officers of America’s oldest...

AACA to feature HotRod Jen artwork

HERSHEY, Pa. — The Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum will exhibit the work of artist Jennifer Thomas, aka “HotRod Jen,” in its “Pinstriping & Automotive Art” display from March 11 to May 31. Jen is an internationally known artist; her artwork is featured on cars and motorcycles across the nation and hanging on...

Herbie ‘The Love Bug’ comes to AACA Museum

  Movie star Herbie, a.k.a “The Love Bug”, will be visiting the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA Museum). This famous Volkswagen is one of 11 original cars built by Walt Disney Studios for the first Herbie movie, The Love Bug. Of those 11, only three of the cars are known to exist today....