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On-Site Camping

General Information

  • Rustic camping on grass field.
  • Must check-in by 5pm. No after hours check-in.
  • All campers must register at the Museum Store upon arrival and prior to parking your camper.
  • Registration numbers must be placed in a visible location on the vehicle.
  • Public restrooms (no showers) are available at the Shell Station.
  • No sewer, electrical or water hookups.

Camping Reservations & Fees

  • For camping reservations call (269) 671-5089
  • Campsite: $25/night

"This was an absolute wonderful spot to enjoy the countryside and also to learn a ton about cars. I've talked about my knowledge learned ever since!"


Camping Rules

The Gilmore Car Museum is happy to be able to offer rustic camping on our grounds. Obtaining a permit from the State of Michigan, for a permanent campground and the preservation of this beautiful site, requires us to implement rules that help us comply with requirements that will be beneficial to everyone.

  • No discharge of grey water or black water will be tolerated. Anyone caught discharging any wastewater will be required to leave the museum grounds immediately.
  • Tarps or other ground covers are not allowed.
  • Ground fires are not allowed.
  • Pets are welcome. Pets must be on a leash and campers must clean up waste generated by their animals.
  • Campers with generators are asked to either divert their generator exhaust or protect the grass from damage.
  • Quiet time starts at 10:30 pm. At quiet time, please shut down any unnecessary lighting and other noise activity for the remainder of the evening.

In Case of Emergency

  • Call 911 and report your emergency if necessary.
  • Call or text Director of Facilities & Operations – Mike Burrill @ (269) 998-3032.

The staff at the museum hopes you enjoy your stay. We thank you for your help in keeping the grounds in good repair.