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Museums in United States

Antique Car Museum at Grovewood Village

A popular attraction at Grovewood Village is the Antique Car Museum, established in 1966 by Harry Blomberg - Asheville’s Cadillac-Pontiac dealer for over half a century and founder of modern day Harry’s on the Hill. The museum is home to several antique and vintage automobiles that Harry and his dealership had come to own over time, including a rare 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham (only 400 made) and Asheville’s own 1922 American LaFrance fire truck. All vehicles are in running condition.Photo is courtesy of Bruno Costers

Bruno Costers' photo

Antique Fire Engine Museum

"Main exhibit is "Jumbo", which is a 1911 Robinson Chemical Fire Engine completely restored by the City of Staunton Volunteer Fire Department. It is the only surviving fire truck of its kind in existence. This truck was the first motorized fire truck of its kind to be used in the State of Virginia. The fire department itself is one of the oldest in the State, organized in 1790"

Armacost Museum

The collection is an eclectic one with cars ranging in age from a 1910 International to a Ferrari Testarossa. The premiere mark in the collection is Studebaker. The family had a long and fruitful relationship with Studebaker, dating from 1923 to 1956. Twenty-eight Studebakers are on display ranging from a 1915 SD4 Touring car to a 1964 GT Hawk. There are many Studebakers from the 20's and 30's, considered the heyday for Studebaker. Also on display is an example of the famous Raymond Lowey designed 1953 Coupe plus a Lowey designed Avanti.

ArtCar Museum

The Artcar Museum is a private institution dedicated to contemporary art. The Museum features the most imaginative, elaborate, and artfully constructed art cars, low riders, and mobile contraptions, as well as displaying exhibitions of art by local, national, and international artists of all media. It expouses an aesthetic that draws from the traditions of the both fine and public art.

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum

When the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum first opened its doors to the public at 12 o’clock noon on July 6, 1974, an era of exciting automotive history came brilliantly to life. That summer Saturday was the culmination of dreams, held by many, that a permanent institution would be created as a lasting tribute to Auburn’s rich motorcar heritage. Never before had there been proposed an automobile museum inhabiting the auto builder’s original factory showroom building.

Audrain Automobile Museum

The Audrain Automobile Museum was established in 2014 with the mission of preserving and presenting Newport's automotive history while connecting and engaging with other local non-profits and the community as a whole. With access to collections of over 2000 cars, the Museum presents three curated thematic exhibits per year that runs parallel with American history. The Museum is unique in the way that it remains committed to telling stories that connect the history of automobiles with American culture.

Auto World Museum

The Auto World Museum features Mr. William E. Backer’s vintage automobile Collection and reflects his and his daughter’s, Vicki Backer McDaniel’s vision. A "home grown" engineer, Bill is a highly successful local manufacturer, businessman, and automobile collector. Bill spent his life collecting the amazing cars he loves. He has now entrusted this remarkable collection to our foundation to insure these automotive treasures are preserved and available all to see.