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Chocolate Covered February

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Chocolate Covered February

February 1 – 28th 2014 Hershey is known year-round as The Sweetest Place on Earth but February is a special month with a town-wide celebration of all things chocolate.   The AACA Museum has a 1920s gallery that depicts downtown Hershey in the 1920s.   The Museum is also home to one of the rare Hershey’s Kissmobile Cruisers that on display for guests to enjoy. To kick off this year’s celebration kids can create their own white wall tire out of a chocolate donut and vanilla frosting on February 1st from 1-3 PM. Throughout the month,...

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The Art of the Build: Rods and Kustoms

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The Art of the Build: Rods and Kustoms

January 24 – April 27, 2014 Whether it be Europe, Asia, here in America or anywhere in between, the world depends on mass-produced vehicles to make life convenient and comfortable. These vehicles and the factories that assemble them are what keeps economies growing, businesses flourishing, and families in motion. For most of the general population, a ‘showroom stock’ car is more than adequate. In fact, the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) prides itself on promoting the preservation and restoration of cars and other vehicles to the...

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It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas!

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It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas!

Spectacular Holiday Celebration at the AACA Museum November 15, 2013 – January 5, 2014 We’re transforming the galleries of the Antique Automobile club of America Museum into a spectacular winter wonderland featuring more than 25 Christmas trees adorned with themed and period decorations. Toy displays for big and small girls and boys will include a variety pieces including: exotic cars, fire truck, Hess Trucks, Antique Dolls, Pedal Cars and much more! All Aboard as trains, trains and more trains will abound throughout all levels of the Museum!...

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Haunting Halloween Exhibits

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Haunting Halloween Exhibits

Haunted Harley October 18th through November 10th, 2013 The one-of-a-kind “Haunted Harley” provided by Bob Finkle of Carlisle. This frightful HOG has been transformed with unique audio-visual effects, 3-Dimensional animations, and LED lights to create a ghastly display that the entire family can appreciate. This 2006 Harley Davidson Dyna Low Rider will be available October 18th through November 10th, so be sure to come and enjoy the first and only LED animated motorcycle in the world! The 1924 wooden bodied REO Funeral Hearse on display in...

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Pop Culture & Cars

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Pop Culture & Cars

May 17 – October 13, 2013   Join us for a trip down memory lane as we re-create popular culture items alongside popular cars of the 1950s-1970s. What images do the 50s, 60s and 70s conjure up for you? Poodle Skirts, Elvis Presley, Drive-In movies, diners, sock hops, The Beatles, Peace Signs, Jimi Hendrix, Black Lights, The Monkeys, Smokey and the Bandit, Grease, Saturday Night Fever, Game Shows, Disco Balls, Magic 8 Balls and much more! Superfly cars Some of the more unusual vehicles will include two “Superfly cars” courtesy of Les...

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Beautiful Buicks – Buick 110th Anniversary Exhibit

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Beautiful Buicks – Buick 110th Anniversary Exhibit

Mid-May – October 13, 2013 This is a year for celebrating anniversaries. The Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum is celebrating 10 years, Buick is celebrating 110 years and the Buick Riviera model is celebrating 50 years. The AACA Museum working in conjunction with the Buick Heritage Alliance is excited to showcase a variety of Buick years, makes and models as part of our 10th Anniversary exhibit line up.   Named after founder David Dunbar Buick, the firm is one of the oldest active makes both in America and in the World....

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British Motorcycles in America

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British Motorcycles in America

March 15 – October 17, 2013   A retrospective of the classic British motorcycles imported to America from 1940 through the 1970s, when the power, performance, chrome and color of the great English machines dominated American racetracks and streets!Welcome Invasion: British Motorcycles in America, 1940-1980. focuses on the motorcycle as aesthetic object and material culture, and addresses the innovations, successes, and eventual implosion of the British motorcycle industry. The exhibit, informally called British Invasion, will highlight...

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Porsche Style & Design Exhibit

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Porsche Style & Design Exhibit

January 25 – April 28, 2013 photo credit: Michael Furman More than 20 Porsche road and race cars including 356 and 911 as well as some more modern cars are expected as part of this exhibit that will cover the full history of Porsche. View the very best of both air and water-cooled models and examples of prototypes.   Some of the Porsches scheduled for the show include: 1947 Volkswagen Beetle 1955 356 Continental Coupe 1956 356A Speedster 1957 Porsche Standard Tractor 1958 718RSK race car 1959 356A Carrera GS Coupe 1963 901 (911...

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Christmas – Kids from 1-92

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Christmas – Kids from 1-92

Happy Holidays at the AACA Museum in Hershey November 16, 2012 – January 6, 2013 It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas . . . Or, it will be soon! The AACA Museum is feverishly planning and building a Spectacular Christmas display to delight kids from 1-92 again this season! Festivities begin on November 16th and run daily through January 6, 2013 from 9 AM – 5 PM Daily. The Museum will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Our main exhibit gallery will feature a Cruise through Time from the...

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“100 Years Of Chevrolet” Exhibit

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“100 Years Of Chevrolet” Exhibit

July 2012 – October 14, 2012 Sponsored by Klick-Lewis and Hank Hallowell “See the USA in your Chevrolet” is the song by Dinah Shore that many of us associate with the iconic Chevrolet brand. We’re going to bring back the memories with our 100 Years of Chevrolet Exhibit opening June 15th. More than 30 great cars, automobilia and fine art will tell the Chevrolet story from the past 100 years. Pinky Randall, Mr. Chevrolet in the Collector Car Hobby, will be the Honorary Curator. A full list of exhibit vehicles is listed below, but here are...

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