1907 Thomas Flyer Makes History Again

Thursday, June 9, 2016
The 1907 Thomas Flyer is making history again as it joins a permanent archive of significant historic automobiles within the Library of Congress. Mark Gessler, president and founder of the Historic Vehicle Association, and Jackie Frady, president and executive director of the Museum, unveil the Flyer's historic marker.

Museum Wins NAAMY Awards

Thursday, June 9, 2016
History Symposium Wins 1st Place The Museum won a First Place NAAMY Award of Excellence in Educational Programs during the annual competition of the National Association of Automobile Museums. The winning entry was the 2015 history symposium, The 1950s: Expanding the American Dream. Judges for educational programs included Museum Studies professors from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, and curatorial staff from the Western Reserve Historical Society and Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage.

Awards won at Amelia Island Concours

Thursday, May 26, 2016
We're excited to announce that the Museum exhibited two cars at the 2016 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance in Florida and returned home with two notable trophies.  The 1937 Cord 812 Supercharged Beverly Sedan, which was our March 2016 E-News Car of the Month won The Most Elegant Cord.  The 1938 Phantom Corsair won The Most Audacious Exterior.  Very fitting wins for these important automobiles.

Museum Cars to help open Reno's new Virginia Street Bridge

Thursday, April 7, 2016
1907 Thomas Flyer
Four remarkable Museum cars will drive across the new Virginia Street Bridge during the opening ceremony on Tues., April 12, 2016, at 11 a.m. This is a rare opportunity to see the 1907 Thomas Flyer outside of the Museum. It's one of the most historically-significant cars in the world and will be accompanied by three more of our cars, which will remain on the bridge until 2 p.m.  Come see the beautiful new bridge and an exceptional procession of transportation history.    

Car of the Month

Friday, February 26, 2016
1937 Cord Reunited with Famous Trophy The Museum's 1937 812 Supercharged Beverly Sedan is on the exhibition circuit. Since April 2015, it has been featured in an exhibit, Racers and Record Setters, at the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum in Auburn, Indiana.  This was the first time since 1937 the Cord was united with the Stevens Trophy, which is on loan from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. 

2015 Raffle Car Winner - Ticket # 054713

Thursday, November 5, 2015
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2015 Raffle Car Winner - Ticket # 054713 1989 Corvette Coupe Winner The winning ticket for the Museum's 2015 Raffle Car was drawn at the Museum's 26th Anniversary Party on the evening of November 5, 2015.  The winner from the state of California was called right after the winning ticket was drawn and was very excited to hear the news.

25th Annual Trick or Treat in the Streets of the Museum

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Saturday, October 31, 2015; 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. Special $2 Admission For twenty five years the Museum has held the family event, Trick or Treat in the Streets of the Museum, on Halloween.  This event receives widespread community support and often has more than 2,000 attendees.

Denim: Cool Rags and Rides

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
July 29 - November 6, 2015

Combined Test & Tune & Adopt-A-Car Event!

Friday, June 26, 2015
Thursday, July 23, 2015, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Our one-of-a-kind bright orange and three-wheeled wonder, the 1937 Airomobile, will be out for a spin! Come enter to win a ride in the Airomobile, 1910 Franklin, or classy 1958 Cadillac! Taste of Chicago will be here with Chicago style pizza and dogs! Attendees are automatically entered to win a ride, and signing up for a new membership that night earns you twice as many chances to win!

Father's Day Collector Car Contest: Size Matters

Monday, June 1, 2015
Sunday, June 21, 2015, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. On Father's Day, Sunday, June 21, the Museum is calling all Dads! Drive your collector car to the Museum on Father's Day and enter our Longest Drive, Biggest Ride and Largest Grille Contest. A great prize for each category. Dads receive free admission when driving a collector car or visiting with family.