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, …read more
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 »read more
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.read more
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.read more
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.read more
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 »read more
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 »read more
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 »read more
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 »read more
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 »read more