Gilmore Car Museum

Calling out to Fisher Body Craftsmen’s Guild alumni

The Gilmore Car Museum, located in Hickory Corners Michigan, will be hosting a display of Fisher Body Craftsmen’s Guild model cars and memorabilia from April 6 to October 1, 2019. The goal is to tell the story of the FBCG and how it impacted the lives and careers of the participating...

Artist Talk at the Gilmore Car Museum

Wednesday, September 12th from 3-5pm at the Gilmore Car Museum A special exhibit has been featured at the Gilmore Car Museum this summer highlighting the spirit of innovation that has been part of the automotive industry since its inception, and the League of Retired Automotive Designers keeps that spirit alive. As an informal...

The Gilmore Car Museum goes back in time

  Hickory Corners, MI-The Gilmore Car Museum, near Kalamazoo, MI puts more than a hundred pre-WWII vehicles in motion during its annual Pre-1942 Showcase Car Show held on Saturday, May 19th. The show is dedicated to all motor vehicles built in 1942 and earlier representing both the first fifty years of the automobile...

Gilmore Car Museum celebrates A.J. Foyt

  Hickory Corners, Mich. – In celebration of the 102nd running of the famed Indy 500 the Gilmore Car Museum near Kalamazoo, Michigan announced a special exhibit honoring auto racing icon A.J. Foyt, opening on April 14.  “A.J. Foyt: A Legendary Exhibition,” which originally debuted at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum last year, will arrive at the Gilmore...

Gilmore Car Museum’s Speaker Series 2018

  Hickory Corners – Did you know that Henry Ford had experimented with what many consider an “oddball” X-8 engine layout to replace the simple 4-cylinder Model T? Or that Walt Disney had a connection to Kalamazoo and the early development of the Gilmore Car Museum? Have you ever heard or even experienced some of...

Toast the New Year at the Gilmore Car Museum

Ring in the New Year at the Gilmore Car Museum! This classy museum event will feature an evening of fun and frivolity complete with a wide selection of appetizers, drinks, dancing, a car-themed photo booth complete with costumes and props, a champagne toast at midnight, and a stellar “ball” drop inside the museum!...

Muscle cars come to Gilmore Museum

  HICKORY CORNERS, Mich. _  During the mid-1960s a “Plain Jane” Pontiac may have looked more like something your parents would drive or perhaps you assumed a low-optioned Dodge was nothing more than someone’s daily driver. “That was until they left you in their dust at the stoplight,” explained Gilmore Car...

‘Check Under the Hood’ at Gilmore Museum

Check out the engines behind Born to Perform: The Era of the Muscle Car Monday, December 4th – Sunday, Dec. 10 Gilmore Car Museum 9:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday / 9:00am-6:00pm Saturday & Sunday FEATURED CARS WILL INCLUDE 1962 Chevrolet Bel-Air 409 1964 Pontiac GTO 1965 Plymouth Belvedere 1966 Oldsmobile 442 1967 Shelby GT500 1969 AMC AMX 1969 Pontiac...

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...

MoPar event at the Gilmore Car Museum

Hickory Corners, MI – The resounding answer will be “YEAH, its got a Hemi!,” during the very popular MOPARS at the RED BARNS car show and swap meet that takes place at the Gilmore Car Museum on Saturday, July 29 from 9am to 3pm. Presented by the West Michigan MoPar Club for its 29th...