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Born to Perform: The Era of the Muscle Car

From Super Bees to Chevelles and everything in between, step into an era where the engines were big and their performance was bigger.

Building Larry and Earlene Baum Muscle Car Gallery
Dates Permanent
# of Vehicles 23
Family Truckster

Are We There Yet?

If you’ve traveled very far on a group or family road trip, the phrase, “ARE WE THERE YET?”, will certainly spark some cherished memories from days past. The all-new exhibit at the Gilmore Car Museum—North America’s Largest Auto Museum— entitled…

Building Main Gallery
Dates April 2024 – March 2025
# of Vehicles 13
Carriage House

Carriage House

Constructed in 1963, this was Donald Gilmore’s first display gallery. Inside you’ll also find an exact replica of the Wright Bros Wright Flyer. Experience the Gnome-Mobile, used in the filming of Disney’s 1967 feature film. This larger than life…

Building Carriage House
Dates Year Round
# of Vehicles 2
International Gallery

International Gallery

The finest luxury cars in the world from the prewar era. See extraordinary examples of style and performance from historic international brands like Auburn, Bentley, Mercedes, Delage and Duesenberg!

Building Heritage Center
Dates Permanent Exhibit
# of Vehicles 12
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The Negro Motorist Green Book

Though roads and highways were free for all to use, doing so was not easy for people of color. The Green Book, written by Victor Green, provided guidance for African American travelers to find safe locations to sleep, eat, shop and purchase gas.

Building 50s/60s Gallery
Dates Permanent
MUST SEES Motorcycles

A Century of Motorcycles

The Gilmore Car Museum collection boasts more than cars! The motorcycle gallery features rare examples of bikes from the past, including a 1947 Indian Chief and the 1952 Triumph Trophy TR5 ridden by the famous Fonz on the 1970s sitcom, Happy Days.

Building Motorcycle Gallery
Dates April - November
1929 Duesenberg Roster

Automotive Mascots

From iconic trademarks to custom-designs for drivers from a bygone era, you’ll find one of North America’s largest collections of hood ornaments and automotive mascots at the Gilmore Car Museum.

Building CCCA Museum
Dates Permanent

1930s Shell Station

An authentic re-creation complete with a vast display of memorabilia from the days when gas was only 18 cents a gallon. Inside, you will find a vast display of Shell and gas station memorabilia.

Dates April - November

There’s Never Been a Better Time to Visit

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1 Corvette 1958 on GCM Campus Photo by GCM 2
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