AACA Museum http://www.aacamuseum.org Sun, 27 Sep 2015 10:00:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Matchbox Car Show http://www.aacamuseum.org/matchbox-car-show/ http://www.aacamuseum.org/matchbox-car-show/#comments Sun, 27 Sep 2015 10:00:15 +0000 http://www.aacamuseum.org/?p=5634 Date: Sunday, September 27 Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM A Ma Read More »

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Date: Sunday, September 27
Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

image031A Matchbox Toy show will again be held in Hershey!  The Die cast Toy Exchange is sponsoring this Matchbox Toy show here at the AACA Museum on Sunday, September 27th from 9AM – 4 PM.  Admission to the Museum on this day will be just $7.00 per person for ages 4 and older, with children 3 and under FREE.

This is a great chance for you to enjoy some miniature cars and full size cars on the same day at a terrific price!

Interesting in being a vendor?  For more information contact Wayne at 717-318-4073 or Ron at 717-880-1772 or via e-mail at diecasttoyexchange@hotmail.com.

Enjoy this Motor Week television segment filmed during the 2014 show!

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A Family Affair: Station Wagons http://www.aacamuseum.org/family-affair-station-wagons/ http://www.aacamuseum.org/family-affair-station-wagons/#comments Sat, 23 May 2015 18:44:13 +0000 http://www.aacamuseum.org/?p=7175 May 23 – October 12, 2015

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 “A Family Affair”
Celebrating the Station Wagon

May 23 – October 12, 2015

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Remember the Wagon Queen Family Truckster from National Lampoon’s Vacation? How about Carol Brady’s Plymouth Satellite wagon from The Brady Bunch? Do you have fond memories as a kid of riding in the back of the Vista Cruiser with a picnic cooler on the way to a family outing? If you do, you’re not alone. We at the AACA Museum do, and are celebrating those days before minivans, SUVs and soccer moms, before GPS units replaced paper road maps and in-car entertainment systems replaced ‘spot the license plate’ games and such.
Call them station wagons, suburbans, depot hacks, or shooting breaks, the origin of these utility vehicles became prevalent in the teens and twenties, but became very popular in the Post War periods of the 1950s and 60s. As America developed into a two-car family, the station wagon became the workhorse, taking the kids to school and summer camp, hauling the dog to the vets and transporting groceries.

Debuting in May 2015, “A Family Affair” will showcase both familiar and lesser known examples of station wagons and the impact they had on family life.

The AACA Museum has compiled a ‘wish list’ of the following cars, and is eager to hear from individuals with such examples willing to loan their vehicles for display:
• Volvo P1800ES/ PV544 or other
• Citroen DS/Ami
• Chevrolet Vega
• Ford Pinto
• AMC Pacer/Hornet/etc.
• Ford County Squire
• Chrysler Town & Country
• 1984 Dodge Caravan/Plymouth Voyager
• Oldsmobile Vista Cruiser
• Chevrolet Corvair
• Mercedes 300TD
• Rolls-Royce/Bentley/Aston Martin Shooting Break
• Fiat 128/131 etc.
• Edsel
• National Lampoon Family Vacation’s “Family Truckster”
• Checker
• Variety of Woodies
• Volkswagen Squareback etc.
• Dodge Aries/Plymouth Reliant
• Custom Mustang/Corvette/Firebird/? conversion
• Nash Rambler
• Studebaker Wagonaire
• SAAB 95

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Lotus: The Art of Lightness http://www.aacamuseum.org/lotus-art-lightness/ http://www.aacamuseum.org/lotus-art-lightness/#comments Sat, 24 Jan 2015 19:40:03 +0000 http://www.aacamuseum.org/?p=7164 January 24 – April 26, 2015

1956 Lotus Mk VI front 3q_72dpiLotus and the genius of Colin Chapman have been at the forefront of racing technology and automotive design since 1948. Colin Chapman's philosophy of light weight and efficiency of design resulted in 7 Formula 1 World Championships as well as wins at Le Mans, and Indianapolis , saloon car racing and the World Rally Championship. Chapman's mantras of simplification, light weight and the least amount of parts effectively deployed that went into his racing car design were directly translated into Lotus' road cars and produced iconic machines such as the Seven, Elan, Esprit, and Elise. The rest of the automotive world are finally realizing that horsepower makes you fast in the straights, but light weight makes you faster everywhere - and more fuel efficient to boot!

This exhibit will feature a variety of Lotus models throughout that 60 year history.

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January 24 – April 26, 2015

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Lotus and the genius of Colin Chapman have been at the forefront of racing technology and automotive design since 1948.  Colin Chapman’s philosophy of light weight and efficiency of design resulted in  7 Formula 1 World Championships as well as wins at Le Mans, and Indianapolis , saloon car racing and the World Rally Championship.  Chapman’s mantras of simplification, light weight and the least amount of parts effectively deployed that went into his racing car design were directly translated into Lotus’ road cars and produced iconic machines such as the Seven, Elan, Esprit, and Elise. The rest of the automotive world is finally realizing that horsepower makes you fast in the straights, but light weight makes you faster everywhere – and more fuel efficient to boot!

For over 60 years Lotus has continued to produce class-leading  sports cars and are a globally respected automotive engineering consultancy, working with many of the world’s most prestigious car manufacturers.

This exhibit will feature a variety of Lotus models both road and race throughout that 60 year history.

In addition to the vehicles on display, this exhibit will include Lotus artwork.   Gary Dausch will supply 3 pieces depicting Ayrton Senna driving Lotus Types 98T (John Player Special Livery) and 99T (Camel Cigarettes Livery) and a portrait of Jim Clark seated in a Type 43.  Gale Heimbach has cutaways of a Series 1 Elite, an Elan Drop Head Coupe, and a Europa Twin Cam which will add both artistic and technical value to the exhibit.

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List of Confirmed Vehicles

1956 Mark VI – Owner Kyle Kaulback

1959 Elite – Joe Marchione

1962 Seven S2 – Gary David

1964 Elan S1 – Greg Moore

1966 Lotus Cortina – Gary & Sandy David

1967 Europa S1B – Bob Fogle

1970 Type 61 – Kyle Kaulback

1970 Type 69 – Kyle Kaulback

1972 Europa TC – Kyle Kaulback

1973 Elan Sprint – Dee & Kenny Mance

1979 Esprit S2 – Art Mason

1987 Esprit Turbo – Giugiaro

1991 M100 Elan – Ted Taylor

1996 Type 110 – Kyle Kaulback

2001 Esprit V8 – Nathan Davis

2009 Exige S260 – Jon Walton

2014 Evora S – LCU

Elan Rolling Chassis – Clark Lance

Lotus engineered:

Delorean – Justin Mettee

ZR1 – Dave Nagler

We would like to include the following vehicles in the display and are looking for owners with the following:

Type 18, Type 23, Type 79 (possibly filled) and Type 108

Please get in contact with us if you have one of these vehicles and would be interested in having it displayed here at the AACA Museum during the time of this exhibit.

Lotus:  The Art of Lightness

Opening Reception – Friday, January 23rd

6:00 – 9:00 PM

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Join us for a fun evening as we unveil our newest exhibit – Lotus: The Art of Lightness! Be among the first to see these fabulous vehicles, talk with our guest curator about the exhibit along with some of the vehicle owners. Appetizers and beverages included with your ticket price along with full access to all AACA Museum exhibits. Advance tickets required $15 each

Purchase Tickets

To avoid ticket processing fees, tickets may also be purchased directly at the AACA Museum Ticket Counter or via telephone at 717-566-7100 ext. 100.

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Join us for a fun evening as we unveil our newest exhibit – Lotus: The Art of Lightness! Be among the first to see these fabulous vehicles, talk with our guest curator about the exhibit along with some of the vehicle owners. Appetizers and beverages included with your ticket price along with full access to all AACA Museum exhibits. Advance tickets required $15 each.

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Join us for a fun evening as we unveil our newest exhibit – Lotus: The Art of Lightness! Be among the first to see these fabulous vehicles, talk with our guest curator about the exhibit along with some of the vehicle owners. Appetizers and beverages included with your ticket price along with full access to all AACA Museum exhibits. Advance tickets required $15 each.

Purchase Tickets

To avoid ticket processing fees, tickets may also be purchased directly at the AACA Museum ticket counter or via telephone at 717-566-7100 ext. 100

For additional details on this exhibit, visit our Lotus:  The Art of Lightness Exhibit Page

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Polar Express Pajama Party December 5th 6:00 – 9:00 PM http://www.aacamuseum.org/polar-express-pajama-party-600-900-pm/ http://www.aacamuseum.org/polar-express-pajama-party-600-900-pm/#comments Fri, 05 Dec 2014 11:00:11 +0000 http://www.aacamuseum.org/?p=9192 Polar Express Pajama Party new for this year!

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Visitors will be greeted at the door by a railroad conductor who stamps their golden ticket and they are free to enjoy a tour of the AACA Museum including the Polar Express model train display along with several other train displays and dozens of holiday trees, specialty vehicles and more in our holiday wonderland. Pajamas, pillows, blankets and stuffed animals are encouraged!

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Polar Express Pajama Party new for this year!

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Visitors are greeted at the door by a railroad conductor who stamps their golden ticket and they are free to enjoy a tour of the AACA Museum including the Polar Express model train display along with several other train displays and dozens of holiday trees, specialty vehicles and more in our holiday wonderland. Pajamas, pillows, blankets and stuffed animals are encouraged!

Admission to this event includes some kid friendly food – hot dogs, popcorn, cookies, hot chocolate and pizza.

Enjoy the movie  – one of the modern day classics “The Polar Express” right here inside the AACA Museum. Movie will begin @ 7:00 PM.

Advance tickets required. Regular Admission $15, Children 4-12 Years – $10, Children 3 & Under are FREE.

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Note:  To avoid ticket processing fees, tickets may also be purchased via phone at 717-566-7100 ext. 100 daily from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM or by stopping by the AACA Museum ticket counter.

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Hess Toy Truck Mobile Museum Celebrating 50 Years – November 30th http://www.aacamuseum.org/hess-truck-mobile-museum-celebrating-50-years-november-30th/ http://www.aacamuseum.org/hess-truck-mobile-museum-celebrating-50-years-november-30th/#comments Sun, 30 Nov 2014 15:00:56 +0000 http://www.aacamuseum.org/?p=9274 Hess_WB_1014_V2

November 30th from 10 AM - 4 PM, guests will be able to explore the Hess Toy Truck Mobile Museum while viewing 50 years of Hess Toy Truck history.

The Hess Toy Truck Mobile Museum will be accompanied by outdoor activities for kids—including a photo op, Kids’ Zone and a bank of toy truck computer games.

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Mark and Jamie are the friendly faces on the Hess Toy Truck Mobile Museum who will guide fans on a toy truck journey through the past 50 years.

The Hess Toy Truck Mobile Museum is full of fun family activities; and the best part is it’s free to all. Inside the Hess Toy Truck Mobile museum, fans of all ages can see the entire collection of holiday trucks since 1964. Also inside, The Hess Toy Truck Mobile museum goers can watch clips from each of the popular commercials with the signature “The Hess Truck’s back and it’s better than ever” song, learn niche facts and even get never–before-seen details about how the trucks are made. Outside of the Hess Truck mobile museum will be an area featuring an activity-rich kids zone, a photo opportunity to put yourself into one of those famous old commercials, a prize wheel and the full arcade of the recent Hess Toy Truck mobile app games.

The Hess Truck Mobile Museum blog is your home base for the Mobile Museum.   Please stop by several times a week to see new images, video and additional content from the locations we’ve visited as well as reminders about our upcoming stops. Also, please follow us on Facebook and Twitter with the social media hashtag #HessMobileMuseum.

Guests will also want to come inside the  AACA Museum for our Cars & Christmas exhibit featuring dozens of decorated holiday trees, Ernie’s Taxi from the iconic holiday movie “It’s a Wonderful Life”, some fabulous automobiles, Grinch scavenger hunt, vintage bicycles & much more!

There is no fee charged for the Hess Toy Truck Mobile Museum activities – Regular AACA Museum admission will apply for entrance into the AACA Museum.

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Hess Toy Truck Mobile Museum – Celebrating 50 Years of Hess Toy Trucks http://www.aacamuseum.org/hess-toy-truck-mobile-museum-celebrating-50-years-hess-toy-trucks/ http://www.aacamuseum.org/hess-toy-truck-mobile-museum-celebrating-50-years-hess-toy-trucks/#comments Sun, 30 Nov 2014 11:00:35 +0000 http://www.aacamuseum.org/?p=9509 The countdown is on!

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Hershey, PA (October 31, 2014) The Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum will host the Hess Toy Truck Mobile Museum on Sunday, November 30th from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. A fun day for collectors and fans of all ages! Beginning November 1st, fans of the Hess Toy Truck will get to experience their favorite toy in a way they never have before, with the first ever Hess Toy Truck Mobile Museum! In celebration of the Hess Toy Truck’s 50th Anniversary, they’re taking the entire collection of holiday Hess Toy Trucks on the road. Come check it out to view never-before-seen artifacts chronicling the history of this beloved toy.

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Visiting the  Antique Automobile Club of America Museum – November 30th

The countdown is on!

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Hershey, PA (October 31, 2014) The Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum will host the Hess Toy Truck Mobile Museum on Sunday, November 30th from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. A fun day for collectors and fans of all ages! Beginning November 1st, fans of the Hess Toy Truck will get to experience their favorite toy in a way they never have before, with the first ever Hess Toy Truck Mobile Museum! In celebration of the Hess Toy Truck’s 50th Anniversary, they’re taking the entire collection of holiday Hess Toy Trucks on the road. Come check it out to view never-before-seen artifacts chronicling the history of this beloved toy.

The Mobile Museum is free to the public and will be a family friendly event, with outdoor activities such as puzzles, coloring, a photo booth, prize wheel, and an opportunity to play all the Hess Toy Truck mobile app games. All outdoor activities are weather permitting. Admission to the AACA Museum will be at regular pricing.

The Mobile Museum, which launches Saturday, Nov. 1, at The Strong Museum in Rochester, New York, will travel across the East Coast making over 30 stops through the middle of December. The Hess Toy Truck Mobile Museum will be making a stop here at the AACA Museum on Sunday, November 30th from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. You can follow the Mobile Museum blog at hesstoytruck.com as well as on social media with the hashtag #HessMobileMuseum.

The AACA Museum has lots to offer visitors over the holiday season with the Cars & Christmas display running from November 14 – January 4, 2015. Dozens of decorated holiday trees, model train displays, a Hess Truck display within the AACA Museum, specialty vehicles, vintage bicycles, the world’s largest Tucker automobile collection and much more! Visit the AACA Museum’s website for all the details www.AACAMuseum.org.

About the AACA Museum
The Antique Automobile Club of America Museum, a Smithsonian Affiliate, displays beautifully restored automobiles, buses and motorcycles in unique life-like scenes representing the 1890s – 1980s in a cross-country journey from New York to San Francisco. This Museum, a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, is known to be one of the largest automotive museums. Special exhibits change several times a year and focus on a variety of eras and types of vehicles. The Museum is in South Hanover Township, located just off Route 39, one mile west of Hersheypark Drive, Hershey, Pennsylvania. Regular admission $12, seniors age 61 and older $11, juniors age 4-12 $9, children age 3 and under are FREE. The Museum is open daily from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The AACA Museum will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. For further information, please call 717-566-7100 or visit www.AACAMuseum.org.

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Cars and Christmas 2014 http://www.aacamuseum.org/cars-christmas-2014/ http://www.aacamuseum.org/cars-christmas-2014/#comments Sat, 15 Nov 2014 21:46:38 +0000 http://www.aacamuseum.org/?p=9438 Cars & Christmas at the AACA Museum
November 15 – January 4, 2015

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There have been many sightings of Santa’s little helpers around the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum recently! They are preparing our exhibits for a spectacular holiday wonderland featuring themed Christmas trees and many other holiday exhibits. The Cars & Christmas exhibit features dozens of decorated holiday trees, Ernie’s Taxi from the iconic holiday movie “It’s a Wonderful Life,” some fabulous automobiles, Grinch scavenger hunt, vintage bicycles & much more! Here’s a rundown of the exhibits sure to light up your visit this holiday:

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Cars & Christmas at the AACA Museum
November 15 – January 4, 2015

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Hershey, PA (10/24/2014). There have been many sightings of Santa’s little helpers around the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum recently! They are preparing our exhibits for a spectacular holiday wonderland featuring themed Christmas trees and many other holiday exhibits. The Cars & Christmas exhibit features dozens of decorated holiday trees, Ernie’s Taxi from the iconic holiday movie “It’s a Wonderful Life,” some fabulous automobiles, Grinch scavenger hunt, vintage bicycles & much more! Here’s a rundown of the exhibits sure to light up your visit this holiday:

New Cammack Tucker Gallery – Come see the world’s largest collection of three Tucker vehicles and many other Tucker automobila at their new home in the AACA Museum. The collection comes from Mr. David Cammack, a very good friend and supporter of the AACA Museum, who passed on in 2013. His collection includes three 1948 Tucker ’48 vehicles, the factory Tucker test chassis, thousands of engineering drawings and blueprints, original Tucker parts, several engines as well as many other artifacts and displays. The vehicles include Tucker #1001 – the first ‘production’ prototype, Tucker #1022, and Tucker #1026 – the only existing Tucker built with an automatic transmission. A total of 51 Tuckers were built by hand in Chicago, of which 47 are known to exist. The Cammack Tucker collection is being housed permanently in a dedicated 5,200 square foot gallery that will not only showcase the cars themselves, but will also chronicle Preston Tucker’s life and history before and after the fabled Tucker ’48.

Vintage Bicycle Display – New this year will be a vintage bicycle display showcasing nine vintage bikes, including a 1970 Sear Screamer No.1, a 1949 Shelby Donald Duck, a 1953 Schwinn Black Phantom, and many more!

 

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1959 Pontiac Catalina Safari – Pontiac’s Cataline Safari wagon based prototype nicknamed “El Catalina.”  Come see this unique rescued and restored answer to the El Camino, the one and only of its kind.   To learn more enjoy this article from our friends at Hemmings: http://www.hemmings.com/hcc/stories/2011/10/01/hmn_feature1.html

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Trains, Trains & More Trains – A custom train display continues at the Antique Auto Museum at Hershey. Cruise through time—on rails—at the AACA Museum during the holiday season. New features for this year now include an interactive Car Wash in addition to the operating Drive-in Theatre and Saw Mill/Lumber Yard. Travel back in time as these O-gauge locomotives take you to “Tuckerville,” the Museum’s vision of small-town America in the 1950s. The display has been expanded to include over 350 feet of track and features a new Mountain scene and logging train.

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Ernie’s GMC Taxi – Here’s your chance to see the original Ernie’s GMC Taxi from the iconic movie “It’s a Wonderful Life.”

Sammy the Snow Plow – Sammy will be back for the holidays this year! Sammy is our 1967 four wheel-drive Walter snowplow weighing in at more than 21 tons and measuring 29 ½ feet in length. Sammy loves the cold weather so you’ll find him outside on the Museum grounds.

Great Grinch Escape – How many Grinch and Max the Dog characters can you find hidden throughout the Museum in every display area? Play along and count as you go!
MINI Snowmobile “Monster Machine” – This MINI Snowmobile was designed and created in 2003 as part of the Discovery Channel’s “Monster Garage” television program. The show, hosted by custom motorcycle fabricator and owner of West Coast Choppers, Jesse James, features James and his assembly team attempting to modify an everyday production vehicle into a “monster machine” under strict rules that place restrictions on time, budget and parts. The show then concludes with a challenge related to the new monster machine. Upon completion, James took the MINI snowmobile to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, to race NASCAR legend Richard Petty on a Polaris snowmobile. James and his team assembled the MINI Snowmobile out of a standard model MINI Cooper Hardtop during a one hour episode that originally aired on February 24, 2003.

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A Museum will also be hosting some holiday events enjoyable for all ages! Come join us for our festive new events this season:

The Hess Mobile Museum – Join us on November 30th from 10 AM to 4 PM and explore the mobile museum that includes 50 years of Hess Toy Truck history. Also enjoy some outdoor activities – photo ops, Kids’ Zone and a bank of toy truck computer games. All activities will take place outside on the grounds of the AACA Museum.

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Pajama Party and Polar Express Movie – All aboard! As you enter the museum, a railroad conductor will greet you and stamp your golden ticket, granting you entry to enjoy a tour of the AACA Museum including the Polar Express model train display along with several other train displays and dozens of holiday trees, specialty vehicles and more in our holiday wonderland. Pajamas, pillows, blankets and stuffed animals are encouraged! Enjoy hot dogs, popcorn, cookies, pizza and of course – hot chocolate! Join us for the modern day classic “The Polar Express” right here in the museum on December 5th from 6 PM to 9 PM. The movie will be starting at 7 PM. Advanced tickets required. Regular admission is $15, Children 4-12 – $10, Children 3 & Under are FREE.

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Local School Holiday Tree Decorating Contest – Several local schools will each be decorating a tree with ornaments created in their school art program. Visitors are encouraged to vote for their favorite tree. The three school trees that receive the most votes will be rewarded with a gift card for their school. Confirmed Schools include:Harrisburg Christian School, Cornwall-Lebanon, Northern Dauphin Christian School, Mill Road and Bainbridge Schools, Harrisburg High School.  We still have a few openings so we hope to have some other schools included.

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Give Back – Ready to really get into the spirit? The AACA Museum is teaming up with Central Pennsylvania Food Bank and Toys for Tots for a food and toy “drive” running from November 14th through December 30th. Central Pennsylvania Food Bank is a non-profit organization that helps provide food to over 55,000 people in need every week. You can help by donating non-perishable food items or by donating financially. With access to the wholesale distribution market Central PA Food Bank can stretch each dollar you donate. For every $1 donated, the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank can provide 6 meals to hungry individuals. The AACA Museum will also be collecting new, unwrapped toys for children up to age 16 in support of Toys for Tots. Toys for Tots prefers not to accept realistic looking weapons and gifts with food. If donated, such items will NOT be distributed. The Museum will be collecting these items in our lobby.

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Don’t forget to visit our retail store for great holiday gifts. The retail store will be selling Tucker car models inspired by our new Tucker Exhibit, 1:43 scale hand-built white metal models (not diecast) of the famous Tucker ’48! Exclusive to the AACA Museum, this one-of-a-kind model was produced by Brooklin Models Limited. It will be available in three colors to match the Cammack Tucker collection automobiles here at the AACA Museum – #1001 Tucker Maroon, #1022 Tucker Grey (silver) and #1026 bronze. Models will be available mid-late November in our retail store, but pre-orders are being accepted now for $139.99! We have something for everyone so bring the whole family and get into the holiday spirit!

 

ABOUT THE AACA MUSEUM:
The Antique Automobile Club of America Museum, a Smithsonian Affiliate, displays beautifully restored automobiles, buses and motorcycles in unique life-like scenes representing the 1890s – 1980s in a cross-country journey from New York to San Francisco. This Museum, a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, is known to be one of the largest automotive museums. Special exhibits change several times a year and focus on a variety of eras and types of vehicles. The Museum is in South Hanover Township, located just off Route 39, one mile west of Hersheypark Drive, Hershey, Pennsylvania. Regular admission $12, seniors age 61 and older $11, juniors age 4-12 $9, children age 3 and under are FREE. The Museum is open daily from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.   For further information, please call 717-566-7100 or visit www.AACAMuseum.org.

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