Museum News

Truckin’ down the road with ‘The Drive Home IV’

TACOMA, Wash. – America’s Automotive Trust (AAT) and the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) announced Houston as the start of “The Drive Home IV” – a 10-day, 2,750 -mile vintage vehicle trek to Detroit from Jan. 3-12. In its fourth year, The Drive Home (TDH IV) is an annual road...

‘Doc Hudson’ on display at Wisconsin Automotive Museum

Hartford, Wisconsin – The car made famous by the animated movie Cars, and voiced by none other than Paul Newman, is now on exhibit at the museum through the spring of 2019. Owned and restored by the Hudson Historical Society, this replica of Doc has been making appearances at a variety of...

AACA Museum, Inc. welcomes Ernie’s taxi from ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

Hershey, PA – “It’s a Wonderful Life” is a classic movie that is cherished by generations of families over the holidays. Now’s your chance to see the iconic Ernie’s GMC Taxi from the movie in real life. Used in the movie released in 1946 “It’s a Wonderful Life,” when taxicab driver Ernie drives the main character George Bailey, played...

The National Packard Museum celebrates 1901 Packard homecoming

(WARREN, OHIO) – The National Packard Museum announced that the fifth oldest surviving Packard automobile, a 1901 Model C, serial number C-72, will arrive for exhibit on Friday, December 7, 2018. This freshly restored vehicle is on loan from Terry Martin of Leavittsburg, Ohio. Mr. Martin is a founder of the...

‘Cars of the Stars’ at ACD Museum

(AUBURN) – New Special Exhibit Debuted Monday, December 3 – Cars of the Stars! Auburns and Cords have always been known for their rakish style and stunning performance. As such, they attracted a large share of attention from the public when they were new. Their eye-catching appearance made these in-vogue automobiles even more...

Final car-side presentation of the year at ACD Museum Dec. 1

  (AUBURN) – The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum is continuing the monthly program, “If These Cars Could Talk.”  Visitors will have the opportunity to learn in-depth about the 1937 Cord with a live car-side presentation. The special car-side presentation will take place on Saturday, December 1 at 2:00 pm (free...

The California Automobile Museum is looking for Microcars

The California Automobile Museum is preparing for an upcoming special exhibit on MICROCARS and we are looking for more cars to display! The exhibit will run from March 15, 2019, through August 5, 2019. Below is a wish list of vehicles for this microcar display. They will feature vehicles from the...

AACA Museum, Inc. celebrates the American Land Yacht

Hershey, PA – The AACA Museum’s newest feature exhibit from November 17, 2018, through April 28, 2019, is called “Land Yachts: Postwar American Luxury Convertibles.”  The exhibition will showcase the beauty and the glamour of the full-size American convertibles built from the immediate post-WWII years through 1976 when Cadillac produced what was then believed to be the...