Museums in United States
The BMW Car Club of America Foundation is the philanthropic expression of the 70,000+ members of the BMW Car Club of America, our corporate sponsors and generous donors. Together we operate the largest BMW Museum & Archive in the Americas, directly next door to the BMW Performance Center in Greer, South Carolina.
"This is no ordinary museum. And these are no ordinary exhibits. Some have reached 340 mph, some have won Formula 1 championships, some have starred in James Bond™ movies and some, like the Dixie Ihle, have inspired decades of craftsmanship, creativity and dreams." - says the information blurb about the display, shown at Zentrum, a showcase of BMW's past, present and future next to the factory.
Bonanzaville by the Cass County Historical Society is history museum and pioneer village located in West Fargo, ND We explore the history of the Red River Valley , from Native Americans through the modernization of America. Each of its 40 buildings are filled with period furnishings and artifacts. Additionally there is an automobile, tractor and airplane museum.
Although the Boothbay Museum is primarily devoted to exhibits on railroading, there is a display of antique cars. About 25 autos are in the collection of which 22 are on display. The cars range from a 1911 Ford up to more recent classics. Since many,of the cars are on loan, the exhibit continually changes. The railroad section features a 11/2-mile loop of 2-ft. gauge track over which a steam train operates when the museum is open and two stations filled with historic items. Another part of the Museum consists of a reproduction of an early New England village.
Discover Pennsylvania’s Transportation History at the Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles! See vehicles of all types: gasoline, electric, and horse-drawn, including carriages, wagons, and sleighs. You will see ‘high wheelers” and “safety bicycles,” vehicle builder’s tools, and local historic roadside architecture. The museum is housed in the former home of the Boyertown Auto Body Works, which had continuous operations on this site from 1872 – 1990, and retains the factory setting, making it a unique and interesting setting for the vehicles.
The British Transportation Museum was founded in 1998 by Dick Smith, Mike Edgerton, John Wolf and Mike Smith. The main mission of the museum is to preserve British transportation in America through education and preservation. The museum strives on community outreach, educating all those whom pass through its doors. We have collaborations with many local groups, such as local car clubs focused on Minis and Triumph. One of our biggest collaborators is University of Dayton, where students will come by weekly to maintain some of the cars in the fleet.
Browning-Kimball Classic Car Museum is part of Ogden's Union Station. The automobiles on display are examples of the Golden Age of motorcar history. Vehicles range from a 1901 single cylinder Oldsmobile to a 1930 16 cylinder Cadillac. Running boards, huge fenders, oversize matchlit headlights and rumble seats are reminders of an extravagant era.
Located in the downtown historic district of Staunton, VA, Bruce A. Elder Antique And Classic Automobiles displays important automobiles from the dawn of motoring through the muscle car era. Housed in the famous Beverley Garage Building, constructed in 1911 as "The Finest Garage In The South", visitors can tour an ever-changing collection of rare and exciting vehicles spanning nearly 100 years.
The Brumos Collection has been opened to the public in January, 2020. It is the beautiful remnants of a racing team, a dealership, and a distributorship. The Brumos Collection focuses on vintage Porsches, many of them race cars, but also features an assortment of other vintage vehicles. Those who pay the $20 fee ($15 for children, seniors, and military) will see an assortment of cars from the history of Porsche and Porsche, as well as other cool European and American cars of the past.
The Buses of Yellowstone Preservation Trust, Inc. was formed in 2008 by a small group of passionate bus owners with plans to preserve or restore Yellowstone Park buses built from 1917 to 1939. The goal is not only to display these buses in museums but to take them to various events around the country and let people ride in them to experience the same thrill and adventure that excited passengers in Yellowstone Park decades ago.