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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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Buses and Baseball – 2011

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Buses and Baseball – 2011

Hershey, PA (May 16, 2011) With the 2011 Baseball Season upon us, the Museum of Bus Transportation invites you to visit their newest display: Buses and Baseball, featuring the All American Girls Professional Baseball League and the Negro Leagues Baseball Teams and the buses they rode in during that time. The Museum of Bus Transportation which displays 12 vintage buses on the lower level of the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum has arranged this special exhibit from June 1 to September 25, 2011. The All-American Girls...

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Two-Wheeled Treasures from the Dennis Carpenter Collection

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Two-Wheeled Treasures from the Dennis Carpenter Collection

This diverse collection of twenty-eight Motorcycles, Cushman and Motor Bikes primarily spans the 1930’s through the early 1970’s. Favorite brands include Triumph, Indian, BSA, Honda, BMW and some more rare makers such as Ariel, Mustang, Marmon and AJS. One of the more unique vehicles in this collection is a 1944 Military Airborne Cushman Model ’53. Dennis Carpenter, a renowned Ford restoration parts supplier, has graciously loaned the AACA Museum a portion of his personal collection for display through May of 2011. Vehicle List Also available...

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