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The Gilmore Car Museum
Telling the History of America Through the Automobile
Plan Your Visit

Model T Driving Experience

Learn to drive a Ford Model T

Operated with three foot pedals (No gas pedal!), one hand lever, and two hand controls on the steering wheel!

Secure a seat behind the wheel of an AUTHENTIC “Tin Lizzie” — right out of the museum’s fleet of vintage vehicles — and drive three miles on paved roads within our historic campus with an experienced and enthusiastic instructor.

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Vintage Rides

Experience history in motion!

Chauffeured rides in cars from the Museum's collection offered Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from May through September.

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Vintage Rides
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Featured Exhibit

Are We There Yet! Seeing America From the Family Station Wagon
Family Truckster
White Wagon

The Museum

Fostering Experiences that Connect People with the History, Heritage, and Social Impact of the Automobile.
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Ways to Support

Your Generosity Fuels the Future


The museum offers a variety of annual membership opportunities for individuals, families, and friends.

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Visit The Museum

The best way to support the museum is to visit! Open year round, there are plenty of things to do for the entire family.

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Your donations fuel the museum and help us secure the past for future generations. Whether it is $1 or $1,000, your donation's impact runs deep.

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