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Cars & Christmas at the AACA Museum

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Cars & Christmas at the AACA Museum

A fun holiday exhibit with dozens of decorated trees and vehicles to delight every interest 1 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang US National Broadway tour car, a life-sized pedal car and much 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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Pinstriping & Automotive Art by HotRod Jen

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Pinstriping & Automotive Art by HotRod Jen

All of HotRod Jen's art on display is for sale. If you are interested in purchasing a piece, please call the Museum Retail Store at 717-566-7100 x103. Special Pinstriping Demonstration by HotRod Jen! HotRod Jen will be outside deomonstrating her pinstriping art during Carnival, weather permitting, from 9AM - 1:45PM. Also check out HotRod Jen's Read More »

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Herbie, The Love Bug

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Herbie, The Love Bug

We were lucky enough to have a famous Herbie staying with us for a while! Meet Herbie #10: This Volkswagen is one of eleven original cars built by Walt Disney Studios for the first Herbie movie, The Love Bug. Of those eleven, only three of the cars are known to exist today. This particular car is Read More »

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Larger than Life Pedal Car

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Larger than Life Pedal Car

On display until February 21, 2016 Have you ever dreamed of a GIANT pedal car? One that you could actually drive?  We've got one!  This one-of-a-kind creation has a body made from fiberglass with a steel under structure.  The creator, Dan Hryhorcoff, decided to copy a recognizable toy car and make it GIANT size.  This Read More »

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang US Broadway Tour Prop Car

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang US Broadway Tour Prop Car

Display Extended Until February 21, 2016! Is it a car, a plane or maybe a boat?  One of the best loved cars of all time has got to be Chitty Chitty Bang Bang! We’re excited to be able to showcase Chitty Chitty Bang Bang – the US National Broadway Tour prop car through January 2016! Read More »

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It’s a Small World: Micro & Mini Cars

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It’s a Small World:  Micro & Mini Cars

November 21 - April 22, 2016 “Awww…it’s so cute!” If you own a Corvette or a pickup truck, this is the last thing you want to hear someone say about your ride. But like puppies, kittens, bite-sized desserts and other diminutive obsessions, micro- and mini-cars often elicit this same response. The AACA Museum’s newest exhibit, Read More »

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