Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum

Mike Tillson: Driving the 2018 Philadelphia Concours d’Elegance

PHILADELPHIA – If the name Mike Tillson sounds familiar, you probably love classic and exotic automobiles and might even own one. Or maybe you have attended the Radnor Hunt Concours d’Elegance, or the premier Philadelphia Concours d’Elegance presented last year by Cool Cars for Kids. Tillson founded Tillson Motorcars in Overbrook, Pa., more...

2018 Philadelphia Concours d’Elegance is now accepting entry submissions

  PHILADELPHIA – The 2018 Philadelphia Concours d’Elegance, presented by nonprofit Cool Cars for Kids, Inc. (CCfK), is seeking entry submissions. Classic car collectors from throughout North America are invited to submit their entries for this premier Concours to be held on Father’s Day weekend, Saturday, June 16 at the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum....

S.T.E.A.M. learning at the Simeone Foundation Auto Museum

Throughout his life, Dr. Simeone put together one of the greatest collections of racing sports cars and made that collection public, so the world could see and experience these incredible automobiles.  As a museum, one of the primary directives is the education of the visitors. Their newest educational initiative is the...

Simeone Museum wins ‘Museum of the Year’ award

PHILADELPHIA _ The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum in Philadelphia – a collection of 65 rare and significant racing sports cars – has been selected as 2017 “Museum of the Year” by the Octane Awards (formerly known as the International Historic Motoring Awards) for an unprecedented second time. The museum previously won the inaugural...

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...

Simeone Museum plans MoPar exhibit

The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum will launch a new exhibit, “MoPar or No Car”, which will be held from June 17 to July 9. The display will have 12 cars on display from the early 1960s through 2017, representing an array of MoPar sports cars from Dodge, Chrysler, Plymouth and SRT....

Peter Brock – 2016 Spirit of Competition Award recipient

Peter is the recipient of the Simeone Museum’s 9th annual award The “Spirit of Competition” is the theme of the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum and the focus of our annual fundraiser. Each year a distinguished figure from motorsports is selected who has a specific inspirational message. This year we honor Peter...

Bonhams’ ‘Preserving the Automobile’ auction

New York –  On Monday, October 3rd Bonhams will host its fifth annual Preserving the Automobile Auction at Philadelphia’s Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum. Particularly noteworthy about this unique, forward-thinking sale is the depth and breadth of automobiles on offer. Characterizing just about every era and interest of motoring, the careful selection of vehicles...

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...

What’s going on at the Simeone?

Voting is open for Le Mans Choice Demo Day The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum announced this year’s debut of their newest Demo Day, Le Mans Choice. This is a chance for old car enthusiasts to select fours cars to view in this special driving demonstration run. This year they have 27 cars, all with...