North America

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: 548

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: 552

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: 554

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

You voted 3. Total votes: 546

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: 490

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: 533

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: 569

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.

Total votes: 578

Automobile and Transportation Museum Monterrey

Original name: 
Museo de Autos y Transporte Monterrey

A private collection, showcasing 63 cars made between 1902-1960s.

Total votes: 495

Puebla Automobile Museum

Original name: 
Museo del Automóvil de Puebla

This museum which was set up by a local classic car club is now extended. It is not includes a new space, which has three permanent rooms in which various iconic cars of the Volkswagen and Audi brands are exhibited, which are an important part of the history of the Automotive Industry in Puebla.

Total votes: 502

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