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2015 Automotive Technology Competition to be held at AACA Museum

Students From Ten Pennsylvania Schools to Compete in 2015 Automotive Technology Competition at the AACA Museum When: Thursday, February 19, 2015 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. - Competition 8:45 a.m. to 9:20 a.m. – Morning Interview Opportunities 1:45 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. – Afternoon Interview Opportunities 2:15 p.m. – Awards   Where: AACA Museum in Read More »

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Chocolate Covered February at the AACA Museum

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February 1 – 28, 2015

Hershey, PA (January 30, 2015) – Are you a lover of all things chocolate? Each year Hershey, PA celebrates Chocolate Covered February – a month-long, town-wide celebration of all things chocolate! Here at the AACA Museum visitors will enjoy viewing the original Hershey’s Kissmobile cruiser – a uniquely sweet vehicle like no other. All month, visitors can also participate in a Hershey’s Kisses Scavenger Hunt throughout the Museum – how many Hershey’s Kisses can you find?

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1978 Lotus Type 79 Championship winning Formula 1 car announced for Lotus: The Art of Lightness Exhibit

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The Antique Automobile Club of America(AACA) Museum is thrilled to announce the addition of a 1978 Lotus Type 79 Championship winning Formula 1 car to their Lotus: The Art of Lightness Exhibit opening to the public on January 24, 2015 with an opening reception planned for January 23rd.

The Type 79 was a ground breaking Formula 1 design featuring aerodynamic “ground effects” that catapulted Team Lotus to their 7th Formula 1 Constructors Championship and Mario Andretti to the 1978 Formula 1 Driver’s Championship. Throughout Team Lotus’ history they had a reputation for technical innovation that literally reset Formula 1 car design standards. The Type 79’s “ground effect” aerodynamics continued that trend and sent all other competitors back to the drawing board. Resplendent it its John Player Special livery, and affectionately referred to as “Black Beauty” the Type 79 ranks among the most important race car designs ever.

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Lotus: The Art of Lightness

The Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum presents Lotus: The Art of Lightness from January 24-April 26 2015. This compelling exhibit will offer a selection of Lotus road cars and racing cars throughout their 66 year history covering over 15 models from a 1956 Mark VI to the 2014 Evora and will also include representative examples of Lotus engineered vehicles.

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Hess Toy Truck Mobile Museum – Celebrating 50 Years of Hess Toy Trucks

Hershey, PA (October 31, 2014) The Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum will host the Hess Toy Truck Mobile Museum on Sunday, November 30th from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. A fun day for collectors and fans of all ages! Beginning November 1st, fans of the Hess Toy Truck will get to experience their favorite toy in a way they never have before, with the first ever Hess Toy Truck Mobile Museum! In celebration of the Hess Toy Truck’s 50th Anniversary, they’re taking the entire collection of holiday Hess Toy Trucks on the road. Come check it out to view never-before-seen artifacts chronicling the history of this beloved toy.

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