North America

Yarmouth County Museum

An award-winning museum with over 20,000 artifacts that document Yarmouth County's heritage, in a historic former church. As part of its permanent exhibition this Museum displays a 1920s "Automatic" Electric Pleasure Vehicle, one of the two which are in existence

Total votes: 519

Hancock Historical Museum

The Hancock Historical Museum is a privately-funded, non-profit history museum founded in 1970 by five Findlay residents to collect and preserve the rich history of Hancock County. As part of its collection, the Museum displays two locally built Grant automobiles.

You voted 1. Total votes: 502

Marathon Village

Though this is a not a museum, it is worth visiting. Marathon Village was once home to the Marathon Motor Works in the early 1910s.

Total votes: 532

Fostoria Museum

This collection focuses on local history, including a 1941 fire truck and an Allen automobile which was built in Fostoria in the 1910s.

Total votes: 538

Kinney Pioneer Museum

Take a step back in time and experience life on the Iowa frontier through the vintage exhibits and living history at the Kinney Pioneer Museum. Explore the pioneer village featuring a one-room school house, log cabin, jail, and blacksmith shop and more.

Total votes: 532

San Jose Fire Museum

The goal of the San Jose Fire Museum is to collect and preserve the history of the San Jose Fire Department - the first paid fire department in the country. As a result of that effort, the museum's collection contains over 27 pieces firefighting apparatus. These vehicles represent one of the most varied collections in the United States

Total votes: 526

South Peace Centennial Museum

This charming 40 acre agricultural pioneer village features hundreds of restored antique tractors, rare steam engines, stationary engines, horse drawn wagons, carriages and antique automobiles. Walk about the grounds to admire the gardens or browse the historic pioneer buildings full of antiques just the way they were years ago. Visit the homesteaders' cabins, trading post, church, school, grist mill, community hall, and general store. Experience a working a day in the life of a pioneer strolling through the blacksmith shop, barn, carriage house, and railway buildings.

Total votes: 479

Speedway Motors Museum of American Speed

Founded in 1992 by “Speedy” Bill and Joyce Smith, the Speedway Motors Museum of American Speed is dedicated to preserving, interpreting and displaying physical items significant in racing and automotive history. The museum is a federally recognized 501 (c) (3) private foundation and currently encompasses more than 150,000 sq. ft. over three levels. The vast collection resulted from the Smiths’ personal involvement in racing and hot rodding for more than six decades, and their lifelong passion for collecting and preserving historic automotive artifacts.

Total votes: 524

Bluegrass Motorcycle Museum

The Bluegrass Motorcycle Museum of Hartford, Kentucky. When visitors come to Hartford, a short day trip is in demand to see the treasures of the Bluegrass Motorcycle Museum. Owned and operated by Jack Embry and his wife Nancy, the displays boast over 20 vintage, American made motorcycles, and 30 years’ worth of motorcycle memorabilia.

Total votes: 547

J.A. Cooley Museum

If history and early technology fascinate you, then visit San Diego's best-kept secret. This unassuming 10,000 square-foot storefront is full of rotating exhibits that represent the private collection of Jim Cooley, a native San Diegan who has been collecting for over 50 years.

You voted 3. Total votes: 564

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