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Pioneers in African American Auto History

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Pioneers in African American Auto History

February 1 – February 28, 2017. In salute of Black History Month, AACA Museum will present a history of the pioneering African-American community that contributed to the culture of the automobile industry. These men and women laid the foundation for others to pursue careers in such fields as franchised car dealers, designers, custom car builders, …

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Amore della Strada: Italian Cars

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Amore della Strada: Italian Cars

November 19 -April 22, 2017   When you hear the word Italy, chances are your thoughts immediately go to Italian food, art and architecture, fashion and Italian Cars! Amore della Strada translates to “Love of the Road” and there’s no question that some of the sleekest sports cars in the World are Italian. While Italy Read More »

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Three Chevys & A Diner

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Three Chevys & A Diner

Exhibit dates:  November 18 - April 22, 2017 Turn back time to the iconic 1950s and your mind conjures up the nostalgic scenes of the neighborhood diner surrounded by those fantastically futuristic finned cars of days gone by.      This mini-exhibit will feature a 1955, 1956 and 1957 Chevy.   Special Note:  The Diner will always Read More »

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Mopar Midsize Muscle

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Mopar Midsize Muscle

Exhibit Dates:  November 18 - April 22, 2017 The AACA Museum presents Mopar Midsize Muscle an array of cars that were built for one purpose and one purpose only - to go fast in a straight line with no frills or gadgets just lightweight plain jane rockets. Our lower level gallery will be home to Read More »

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Sin City Tucker ’48 Replica & World’s Fastest Motorcycle Gyronaut X1

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Sin City Tucker ’48 Replica & World’s Fastest Motorcycle Gyronaut X1

1948 Tucker Replica & The World's Fastest Motorcycle on view at the AACA Museum October 23, 2016 - April 1, 2017 Great news!   This will continue to be on display through 4/22/17   There's no question that some of our most favorite vehicles for guests to enjoy are those that have some celebrity connection.    We Read More »

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Magic Skyway 1964 Ford “World’s Fair” Thunderbird Convertible

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Magic Skyway 1964 Ford “World’s Fair” Thunderbird Convertible

Photo credit: Disney Wikia photo credit: Mark Usciak We're excited to showcase a distinctive vehicle with ties to the 1964-65 World’s Fair – a bit of Americana from days gone by.   A 1964 Thunderbird Convertible used in the 1964-65 World’s Fair “Magic Sky” attraction will be on view through April 15, 2017 at the Read More »

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1940 Mercury Custom

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1940 Mercury Custom

On view now - January 6, 2017 Photo Courtesy of Rob Ida Concepts This 1940 Mercury was named "Best in Show" at SEMA, and it was named the "The World's Most Beautiful Custom".   It was featured at Amelia Island Concourse D'Elegance, "The Crown Jewel" at The Race of Gentlemen, and has just returned from Read More »

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Steampunk U

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Steampunk U

June 10 – November 6, 2016. A creative exhibit geared for summer fun! A Steampunk display with reflection on recycled gears and parts commonly found in the automotive industry re-purposed into both an artistic and functional form.

What is Steampunk? Steampunk: refers to a subgenre of science fiction and sometimes fantasy that incorporates technology and aesthetic designs inspired by 19th-century industrial steam-powered machinery.

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Early Off-Roaders

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Early Off-Roaders

May 21 – October 15, 2016. Sport Utility Vehicles today are often more Luxury than Sport or Utility. Plush heated leather seats, automatic four-wheel-drive and power everything are the norm and often outsell the bread-and-butter sedans offered. Most never go off the pavement.

“It’s as faithful as a dog, as strong as a mule and agile as a goat.” – War correspondent Ernie Pyle describing the Jeep.

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Mods Vs. Rockers

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Mods Vs. Rockers

March 19 – October 15, 2016. The mods and rockers conflict led sociologist Stanley Cohen to coin the term moral panic in his study about the two youth subcultures. Theme: A history and examination of the “Mods & Rockers” era in the UK, late 1950s – early 1960s. The exhibit will feature approximately 12 period motorcycles and 12 period scooters, along with material culture, photographs, and interpretive posters.

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