The Antique Motorcycle Club of America Gallery in the AACA Museum at Hershey
The Antique Motorcycle Club of America (AMCA) is pleased to announce its new partnership with the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum. To celebrate this alliance, we are proud to reveal the sneak preview opening of
MOTORCYCLES 1884 – 1973
starting on Sunday, June 8, 2008
The antique motorcycle exhibits will be located within the Antique Auto Museum at Hershey. Initially 30- 40 rare motorcycles will be on exhibit. The majority of the bikes and artifacts will be displayed in the new AMCA Gallery. However, don’t miss the chance to see period correct motorcycles intermingled with over 100 historic automobiles in the time line exhibit that spans eight decades.
Other museum highlights include:
•The largest collection of historic buses under one roof in the country
•Recreated turn of the century machine shop and 1940’s gas station
•The Lakeland bus from the movie Forrest Gump
•1950’s Drive-In theater scene (new for 2008)
•Cars from the 1930’s – 1950’s used in the movie The Good Shepherd
•Changing special exhibits… for summer 2008 - The Rise and Fall of the Tail Fin in American Automotive Design
•Interactive photo area with cars you can sit in and motorcycles that you can pose on
The AACA Museum facility will be the new international headquarters for the AMCA and will also serve as an exciting location for special antique motorcycle events and social gatherings.
The Antique Motorcycle Club of America is actively seeking loaned or donated motorcycles for future exhibitions in the AMCA Gallery within the Antique Auto Museum at Hershey.
Please contact AMCA Acting Business Development Manger – Geoff Ringlé, email email@example.com or AMCA President – Rocky Halter, email RHa4280280@aol.com.
For information on joining the Antique Motorcycle Club of America please visit
www.antiquemotorcycle.org or call Marilyn Hostetler 952-472-2622.
The Antique Auto Museum at Hershey, a member of the Smithsonian Institute Affiliations Program, displays beautifully restored automobiles in unique scenes and settings. This Museum is one of the nation’s newest and largest automotive museums. Visitors are transported through eight decades in time from New York to San Francisco, making each visit a visual adventure for all ages. Special exhibits and events change throughout the year giving return visitors something new. The Museum is located just off Route 39, one mile west of Hersheypark Drive in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Regular admission $9, seniors age 61 and older $8, juniors age 4-12 $7, children age 3 and under are FREE. The Museum is open daily from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. For further information, please call 717-566-7100 or visit www.aacamuseum.org.