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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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Dusty Jewels: Off-road Motorcycles of the 1970s

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Dusty Jewels: Off-road Motorcycles of the 1970s

April 3 – October 25, 2012 The Antique Automobile Club of America Museum is proud to announce the April 3rd opening of its next major motorcycle exhibit, “Dusty Jewels: Off-road Motorcycles of the 1970s.” The 1970s were the “high water mark” of interest in motorcycling in the United States, and a unique variety of manufacturers world-wide supplied America with motorcycles. Prior to the decline in motorcycle sales in the 1980s and 1990s, many diverse factories produced models that were both functionally cutting-edge and aesthetically very...

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Alternative Energy Vehicles

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Alternative Energy Vehicles

March 2 – May 27, 2012 The AACA Museum will begin 2012 by “going green” with an Alternative Energy Vehicle Exhibition. Electric cars and hybrids are all the rage today with the movement toward a cleaner environment and the crippling cost of gasoline. Video from Lebanon Daily News What most people don’t know is that these technologies have been around as long as the automobile itself! In the car’s formative period, electricity went head to head with steam and the internal combustion engine as countless manufacturers competed for market...

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Treasures from the AACA Museum Collection

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Treasures from the AACA Museum Collection

January 13 – February 12, 2012 Treasures from the AACA Museum Collection exhibit will focus on high end American Luxury Cars from the 1930’s – 1950’s showcasing styling changes over the decades. Vehicles will include: 1929 Packard 6-33 Touring 1935 Brewster Four Door (Food Chassis) 1936 Packard Convertible Sedan 1938 Lincoln V12 Brunn Convertible 1941 Lincoln Zephyr Limo Ambulance 1941 Packard 19th Series Clipper 1954 Packard Clipper Panama Sedan 1956 Continental Lincoln Mark II 1965 Lincoln continental Convertible 1985 Rolls-Royce Silver...

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1948 Tucker Sedan

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1948 Tucker Sedan

July 15th – Sunday, July 24th, 2011 We were grateful to have a 1948 Tucker sedan on special display here at the AACA Museum from Friday, July 15 – Sunday, July 24th. Special thanks to the Swigart Museum in Huntingdon for the loan of this rare and magnificent vehicle.

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Circus Model Builders

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Circus Model Builders

The Circus Model Builders International returns to display in Hershey after fifty years. May 23 – 26, 2011 The Leonard Aylesworth Ring #2 of the Circus Model Builders will display model circus equipment from the Golden Age of the American Circus at the Antique Automobile Club of America Museum from May 23 to 26, 2011. The displays will comprise all aspects of the circus from museum quality artifacts, to model circus wagons and, tents, trains, and complete model shows. Each display is hand crafted from a variety of different materials such as...

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