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7 Best Auto Museums In America

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7 Best Auto Museums In AmericaAmerica's automobile museums. There’s no better place to soak in the history and development of the automobile, in addition to getting an up close glimpse of some of the finest cars that have ever been made.


Check out the seven best automobile museums in America. If one is close by, you should check it out. But you might also consider planning your next vacation around a trip to one of these great museums.

The Mullin Automotive MuseumMullin Automotive Museum in Oxnard, CA celebrates the artistic and design aspects of automobiles. It features French cars from the 1920s and 1930s, including Bugattis, Delages, Delanayes, Voisins, and more. Founded in 2010, the museum pays homage to the art deco style that is expressed in the craftsmanship and design of these fine automobiles.

The Nethercutt Museum and CollectionNethercutt Museum and Collection features over 250 automobiles dating from 1898 to 1997, covering a century of auto history with vehicles from both Europe and America. These cars are drivable and maintained in mint condition. Many of these vehicles have won awards at the prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Others were owned by celebrities, movie stars, or royalty.

Speedway Motors Museum of American SpeedSpeedway Motors Museum of American Speed showcases the history of automobile racing. A winner of TripAdvisor.com's 2015 Certificate of Excellence, this museum has an impressive collection of engines, automobiles, art, toy, and other racing memorabilia. Located in Lincoln, Nebraska, this is a great destination for a family vacation.

The California Route 66 MuseumThe California Route 66 Museum celebrates not only the vehicles that traveled on this road, but the life and culture that developed around it. Have a seat in an authentic 1950s diner or jump into a Model T Ford and experience a taste of American life and culture made possible only by the automobile. Located in Victorville, CA, this fascinating museum has been in operation for 20 years.

Rick Treworgy’s Muscle Car CityRick Treworgy's Muscle Car City features over 200 vintage cars from the 1950s to the 1970s. You will see Camaros, Corvettes, Pontiac GTOs, and many other speedsters.

If you own your own muscle car, this is a great place to show it off. There are regular car cruisings and shows with over 700 parking places. There is even a parts shop if you need that hard-to-find part to restore your own automobile and the car corral where you can purchase your very own muscle car.

Rick Treworgy's Muscle Car City also have an authentic 1960s diner with amazing food. Located in Punta Gorda, Florida (between Sarasota and Fort Myers), you can enjoy many other nearby attractions at this amazing vacation destination.

The Henry Ford MuseumHenry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan.

In addition to over 140 vehicles, visitors can see the 15 millionth Model T, the first Mustang with serial number 001, and the limousine in which President Kennedy was assassinated. Everyday, visitors assist in the assembly of a Model T. It is disassembled each night so that visitors can assemble it again the next day.

Next door, at Greenfield Village, you can visit a replica of the factory in which Ford build his first cars. Founded in 1923 as a school, this museum continues to foster innovative educational activities today.

Volo Auto MuseumVolo Auto Museum has been delighting visitors since 1960 with over 30 different auto-related exhibits. One exhibit features famous cars from TV and the movies, including the General Lee, the Batmobile, and James Bond's Aston Martin. Other exhibits feature muscle cars, antique cars and military vehicles. If you are interested in selling or purchasing a collector car, the Volo Auto Museum is the place to go for expert service.

Drive On Down To America’s Best Auto Museums!

If you love cars, you’ll be delighted to visit an auto museum. There’s no better place to soak up the history of uniquely American automobiles. Make sure one of these destinations is on the itinerary of your next vacation. You won't be disappointed.

Doug Caldwell 4 years ago at 8:40 PM
Rick Treworgy's Muscle Car City is NOT located near Daytona FL,
it is in SW FL south of Sarasota. Great museum, but not near Daytona...
Jeff Jensen 4 years ago at 2:13 PM
Thanks for the information Doug! I have changed it to be more accurate.
Gary 4 years ago at 4:08 PM
Should have been the 8 best...Missing Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing, Ocala, Florida
Gary 4 years ago at 5:05 PM
Plus I live just outside of Volo and have been to both, Don's collection is way more intersting. Volo will have Svengoolie some time in the fall so that's a plus for them ;+)
http://www.garlits.com/museum.htm