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USA Car and Truck Museums


Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum - 6030 Barber Motorsports Parkway, Birmingham, AL - over 900 vintage and modern motorcycles and as well as a substantial collection of Lotus and other racecars

International Motorsports Hall of Fame - P.O. Box 1018, Talladega, AL - three buildings and the enclosed courtyard, this collection of history making vehicles is priceless. They represent the crowning achievements of man's abilities and the pursuit of the our limits.


Museum of Alaska Transportation & Industry - 3800 West Museum Drive , Wasilla, AK


Franklin Museum - 1405 East Kleindale Road, Tucson, Arizona

Penske Racing Museum - 7125 E Chauncey Lane, Phoenix, AZ, - an amazing collection of vintage race cars, racing trophies, and various racing memorabilia


The Museum of Automobiles - Petit Jean Mountain, Morrilton, AR - Also on display is an Antique Gun Collection and Automobile related memorabilia.

Vintage Motorcar Museum - 301 West Main Street, Hardy, Arkansas - a private collection of 50 vintage vehicles dating from the early 1900s


Blackhawk Automotive Museum - 3700 Blackhawk Plaza Circle, Danville, CA - Two spacious Auto Galleries display about 90 historically significant and artistically inspired automobiles — mostly one-of-a-kind — dating from the turn of the century. The exhibition is on–going.

Firehouse Museum - 1972 Columbia St., San Diego, CA - large collection of fire-fighting equipment and memorabilia from across the country and around the world. This amazing story of fire-fighting is displayed in memorabilia, photographs and equipment.

Hays Old Truck Town - 1962 Hays Lane, Woodland, CA - one of the largest collections of antique trucks in the United States.

Murphy Auto Museum - 2340 Palma Drive, Suite 104, Ventura, CA - a wide variety of antique, classic, and newer vehicles on display, including a large collection of PACKARDS.

Petersen Automotive Museum - 6060 Wilshire at Fairfax, Los Angeles, CA - more than 300,000 square feet, its exhibits and lifelike dioramas feature more than 150 rare and classic cars, trucks and motorcycles.

San Diego Automotive Museum - 2080 Pan American Plaza #12,, San Diego, CA . - some of the rarest and most beautiful cars ever created.

Towe Auto Museum - 2200 Front Street, Sacramento, CA - a 71,000-square-foot facility showcasing more than 150 classics

Vintage Museum of Transportation and Wildlife - 1421 Emerson Avenue, Oxnard , CA - 45,000 sq ft collection of vintage and classic automobiles and motorcycles. see 130 motorcycles such as Harley Davidson and other American brands.


Forney Transportation Museum - 4303 Brighton Blvd., Denver, CO - one-of-a-kind collection of over 500 exhibits relating to historical transportation.

Shelby American Collection - 5020 Chaparral Court, Boulder, Colorado - the rich race heritage of Shelby American


Connecticut Fire Museum - 58 North Rd., East Windsor, CT - in a retired 1901 fire station with a unique atmosphere that saw the transition from hand drawn to horse drawn, then to motorized apparatus. In addition to a working Gamewell Fire Alarm System


Magic Age of Steam - Route 82 Yorklyn, DE

District of Columbia

Smithsonian Institution - 14th & Constitution, Washington, DC


Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing - 13700 SW 16th Avenue Ocala, FL - Plan on spending a couple of hours browsing the collection of Don "Big Daddy" Garlits' Antique and Classic Car Collection. Adjacent to the Museum of Drag Racing.

Ft. Lauderdale Antique Car Museum - 1527 SW 1st. Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida - showcases over 25 antique cars dating as far back as year 1909.

Sarasota Classic Car Museum - 5500 N. Tamiami Tr., Sarasota, FL

Silver Springs Antique Car Collection - State Road 40, Ocala, FL

Tallahassee Antique Car Museum - 3550A Mahan Drive, Tallahassee, FL

Tampa Bay Automobile Museum -Tampa Bay Automobile Museum - visitors enjoy a provocative blend of art and science in 12,000 square feet of gallery space.


Stone Mountain Antique Car and Treasure Museum - Stone Mountain Memorial Park, 2542 Young Road, Stone Mountain, GA


Grant's Antique Cars & Museum - 5603 Franklin Rd. Boise, ID

Idaho State Historical Society Transportation Museum - Boise, ID


Volo Antique Auto Museum - 27582 Volo Village Rd, Volo, IL

Wheels O' Time Museum - 11923 North Knoxville (Rt #40), Peoria, Illinois


Auburn-Cord Duesenberg Museum - 1600 South Wayne Street Auburn, IN - A masterpiece of art deco architecture, is distinguished by inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places. Over one million people, from all 50 states and 60 foreign countries, have visited the museum since it opened in 1974

Door Prairie Auto Museum - 2405 Indiana Ave, LaPorte, IN

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum - 4790 West 16th St. Speedway, IN

Studebaker National Museum - 525 South Main Street, South Bend, IN


National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Grand Ave. - One Sprint Capital Place, Knoxville, Iowa,


Wheels & Spokes Classic Auto Display - Hays, KS


National Corvette Museum - 350 Corvette Drive, Bowling Green, KY


Ark-La-Tex Antique & Classic Vehicle Museum - 601 Spring Street, Shreveport, LA

Firefighters Museum - 427 Laurel St., Baron Rouge, LA


Boothbay Railway Village - 586 Wiscasset Road, Route 27, Boothbay, Maine - See a narrow gauge coal fired steam train in a re-created historic village composed of locally significant historic structures and antique vehicles.

Cole Land Land Transportation Museum - 405 Perry Rd, Bangor, ME

Owl's Head Transportation - M Route 73, Owls Head, ME - one of the finest collections of pioneer-era aircraft and automobiles in the world. More than 100 historic aircraft, automobiles, bicycles, carriages and engines are on permanent display.

Seal Cove Auto Museum - Camden - one of the best antique brass car collections in the world. The collection includes over 100 rare and beautiful automobiles, and over 30 antique motorcycles.


Fire Museum of Maryland - 1301 York Road Lutherville, MD


Beverly Historical Society & Museum, Walker Transportation Collection - 117 Cabot St, Beverly, MA

Larz Anderson Auto Museum:


Automotive Hall of Fame - The People Place, 21400 Oakwood Boulevard, Dearborn, Michigan

Walter P. Chrysler Museum - One Chrysler Drive, Auburn Hills, Michigan

Gilmore Car Museum - 6865 Hickory Road, Hickory Corners, MI

Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village - 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, MI

Alfred P. Sloan Museum - 1221 E. Kearsley St. Flint, MI


Ellingson Car Museum - 20950 Rogers Drive, Rogers, Minnesota - 100 vehicles, including cars, trucks and motorcycles, from the early 1920's through the muscle cars of the 60's and 70's. Historic videos, pictures, memorabilia and a doll collection are also on display.

Roaring 20's Auto Museum - Highway 55 Brooten, MN


Tupelo Automobile Museum - Tupelo, Mississippi - Featuring 120,000 square feet of automobile displays and open viewing restoration bays. Over 100 antique, classic and collectible automobiles, chronologically displayed, illustrate the progress of over 100 years of automobile design and engineering.


Docs Museum - West Second Jamesport Mo. 64648

Kelsey's Antique Cars Museum - Box 564 Camdenton, MO

National Museum of Transport - 8015 Barrett Station Road St. Louis, MO - one of the largest collections of transportation vehicles in the world, including our star attractions - over seventy real locomotives representing the rail power that built America.

Ozark Auto Show & Museum - Wet Highway 76, Branson, MO

Patee House Museum - 12th and Penn Sts. St. Joseph, MO

St. Louis Car Museum & Sales - 1575 Woodson, St. Louis, MO


Oscar's Dreamland - Billings, MT

Polson-Flathead Historical - 704 Main St. Polson, MT


Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer - U.S. Hwy. 281-34 Junction 3133 W. Highway 34 Grand Island. , NE - the Antique Farm Machinery and Auto Exhibit, open May 1 through September 30 at 10 am and 2 pm, featuring steam and gas powered tractors along with many vintage automobiles, 200 pieces in all are housed in the exhibit.


Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection - 1650 Casino Dr., Laughlin, NV

Imperial Palace Auto Collection - 3535 Las Vegas Blvd. South Las Vegas, NV

National Automobile Museum - 10 South Lake Street
Reno, Nevada - Stroll down period street scenes. Explore decades of intriguing automobiles. Marvel at clothing from long ago

New Hampshire

Crossroads of America Museum - Route 302 & Trudeau Rd., Bethleham, NH

Westminister MG Car Museum - South St., Walpole, NH

New Jersey

National Auto Racing Hall of Fame & Museum - Flemington Speedway Rt. 31, Flemington, NJ

New Mexico

YesterDave's Auto Museum - 10601 Montgomery Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM

New York

The Buffalo Transportation Pierce-Arrow Museum - 263 Michigan Avenue, Buffalo, New York

Himes Museum of Motor Racing Nostalgia -15 O'Neil Ave., Bay Show, NY - he has 4 office trailers, 2 garages and a collection that long ago out grew his main house, which, by the way, is where the museum is.

New York Museum of Transportation

Northeast Classic Car Museum - 24 Rexford St, Norwich, NY - The largest collection of Franklin luxury cars in the world... plus many other extremely rare and unique models and manufacturers. Fascinating examples of early technological advances and much more!

Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome - 42 Stone Church Rd., Rhinebeck, NY - true "living" museum of antique aviation plus automobiles, motorcycles, early engines and memorabilia from 1900-1935

North Carolina

Richard Childress Racing Museum - 180 Industrial Dr., Welcome NC

C. Grier Beam Truck Museum - 117 North Mountain Street, Cherryville, NC - over 7500 square feet of vintage trucking memorabilia from the last seven decades.

Richard Petty Museum - Branson Mill Road Randleman, NC

North Dakota

Cass County Historical Society Bonanzaville -West Fargo, ND


Allen County Museum - 620 West Market St., Lima, OH

Canton Classic Car Museum - Market Ave and 6th Street SW, Canton, OH - forty-five rare and unusual classic and special interest automobiles. The gorgeous vehicles are complemented by the thousands of pieces of historical memorabilia displayed throughout the museum

Carillon Historical Park - 1000 Carillon Blvd.

Crawford Auto-Aviation - 10825 East Blvd. Cleveland, OH - showcases nearly 200 antique, vintage, and classic automobiles and aircraft ranging from an 1897 Panhard et Levassor (the first enclosed automobile) to Bobby Rahal's 1982 March Indy Car (the first winner of the Cleveland 500). The collection documents the technological and stylistic development of the transportation industry, with a focus on early automobiles created in Cleveland.

The National Packard Museum - 1899 Mahoning Avenue NW, Warren, OH - houses many beautifully restored and original Packard vehicles! At the museum, Packard family genealogy archives can be viewed and a wide variety of historic memorabilia

Welsh Jaguar Classic Car Museum - 5th & Washington Sts, Steubenville, OH - features 20 classic automobiles including Jaguars and muscle cars of the 1960s.


Mac's Antique Car Museum - 1319 East 4th St, Tulsa, OK - Over 40 rare and vintage cars, including Rolls Royce, LaSalle, Packard, and the 1948 Hudson featured in the movie "Driving Miss Daisy."



Antique Automobile Club of America Museum - 161 Museum Drive, Hershey, PA

America on Wheels Museum - Allentown, PA - a glimpse of the past, present and future of our nation's over-the-road transportation system

Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles - 28 Warwick St., Boyertown, PA

Eastern Museum of Motor Racing - 100 Baltimore Rd, York Spring, PA . - an outstanding collection of vintage race cars and artifacts, as well as a research library of rare books, documents, and photos pertaining to the sport of auto racing.

Frick's Car and Carriage Museum - 7727 Reynolds Street, Pittsburgh, PA - Housed in a 5,800-square-foot exhibition space, the museum showcases a remarkable collection of nearly 20 historic automobiles

Gast Classic Motorcars - Route 986, Strasburg, PA

Mack Museum - 997 Postal Rd., Allentown, PA

Rolls-Royce Foundation Library & Museum - 505 Fishing Creek Road, Lewisberry, PA

Swigart Museum - Box 214, Museum Park, Huntingdon, PA

Rhode Island

Pronyne - PO Box 1492, Pawtucket, RI - vast collection of historic race cars and memorabilia.

South Carolina

NMPA Stock Car Hall of Fame Joe Weatherly Museum - Highway 151-34 Darlington, SC - Exhibits include historic trophies, impressive racing engines and outrageous illegal racing parts removed from cars before actual racing events.removed from cars before actual racing events.

South Dakota

Telstar Mustang-Shelby-Cobra Museum - 1300 South Kimball Street, Mitchell, South Dakota -- Every bolt in these classic cars has been removed, inspected, cleaned and rethreaded or replaced. All the Cobra and Shelby titles have been autographed by Carroll Shelby.


Dixie Guns Old Car Museum - Highway 51S, Union City TN - In addition to thirty-six antique cars, the Old Car Museum has thousands of interesting antique mechanical devices and appendages.

Lane Motor Museum - 702 Murfreesboro Pike, Nashville, TN - one of the few museums in America to specialize in European cars. Approximately 150 cars and motorcycles not typically seen
in the U.S. are on display.

Floyd Garrett's Muscle Car Museum - 320 Winfield Dunn Parkway, Sevierville, TN - The 50's, 60's and 70's were a unique time in the American automobile industry ... the golden era of the "muscle car". Experience one of the largest, and most incredible collection of American Muscle Cars in the nation!

Smokey Mountain Car Museum - 2970 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN - See Many Type Of Vehicles Such As Electric, Gas, Steam, Avon Collection, Collectors Dolls, Historic Gas Pump Globe Display, Burma Shave Signs, Large Selection Of Books, Posters, Memorabilia For Ford, Mopar, GM, and Many More!


Alamo Classic Car Showcase & Museum - 6401 S Interstate 35, New Braunfels, TX

Central Texas Museum of Automotive History - Highway 304, Rosanky, TX - excellent examples of European estate cars, towncars, limousines, and sport cars. There are displays of cut-away engines, a wide variety of early automotive tools and diagnostic equipment. We also have a impressive collection of gas pumps, the artistic sculpture of radiator mascots and the subsequent hood ornaments.

GAF Auto Museum - 307 Woodlawn Street, Kilgore, TX, USA

Pate Museum of Transportation - 1227 W. Magnolia, Suite 420, Fort Worth, TX .- over 30 vintage cars


Antique-Classic Special Interest Auto Museum - 355 West 700 - South, Salt Lake City, Utah

Friendship Inns Int'l Classic Auto Museum - 355 West 700 South Salt Lake City, UT

Kimball-Browning Car Museum - 2501 Wall Avenue Ogden, UT - The Golden Age of automobiles is represented by early Stearns throughPierce Arrows, Packards, Lincolns and Cadillacs of the 1930's. Models on display are donated from the collection of over 55 automobiles of Matt and Barbara Kimball Browning. All models are restored to original condition and are operational. Vehicles range from a single cylinder 1901 Oldmobile to the 16 cylinder three-ton Cadillac.



Westminster MG Car Museum - Kimber Close, Route 5 - Westminister, VT


Babcock Carriage Collection - 1700 Hampton Street Richmond, VA

Historic Car & Carriage Caravan at Luray Caverns - Luray, VA

Pettit's Museum of Motoring Memories - Luisa, VA

Roaring Twenties Antique Car Museum - 6 Hood, VA - vintage automobiles and Americana.

Virginia Museum of Transportation, Inc. - 303 Norfolk Avenue, Roanoke, VA - Virginia’s historic transportation artifacts and exhibits


Museum of History and Industry - 2161 East Hamlin St. Seattle, WA

Harold E. LeMay Museum - 423 152nd Street East, Tacoma, WA


Dells Auto Museum - 591 Wisconsin Dells Parkway, Wisconsin Dells, WI

Wisconsin Automotive Museum - 147 N. Rural, Hartford, WI

J & J Muscle Car Collection - U.S. Highway 10 Medina, WI

Midway Auto Museum - Birnamwood, WI

Rhine Center Garage Historic Museum - Elkhart Lake, WI

Uihlein Antique Racing Car Museum - 236 Hamilton Road Cedarsburg, WI

Zunker's Antique Car Museum - 3722 MacArthur Dr. Manitowac, WI






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