Hershey, PA (January 30, 2015) – Are you a lover of all things chocolate? Each year Hershey, PA celebrates Chocolate Covered February – a month-long, town-wide celebration of all things chocolate! Here at the AACA Museum visitors will enjoy viewing the original Hershey’s Kissmobile cruiser – a uniquely sweet vehicle like no other. All month, visitors can also participate in a Hershey’s Kisses Scavenger Hunt throughout the Museum – how many Hershey’s Kisses can you find?Read More
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.Read More
1978 Lotus Type 79 Championship winning Formula 1 car announced for Lotus: The Art of Lightness Exhibit
The Antique Automobile Club of America(AACA) Museum is thrilled to announce the addition of a 1978 Lotus Type 79 Championship winning Formula 1 car to their Lotus: The Art of Lightness Exhibit opening to the public on January 24, 2015 with an opening reception planned for January 23rd.
The Type 79 was a ground breaking Formula 1 design featuring aerodynamic “ground effects” that catapulted Team Lotus to their 7th Formula 1 Constructors Championship and Mario Andretti to the 1978 Formula 1 Driver’s Championship. Throughout Team Lotus’ history they had a reputation for technical innovation that literally reset Formula 1 car design standards. The Type 79’s “ground effect” aerodynamics continued that trend and sent all other competitors back to the drawing board. Resplendent it its John Player Special livery, and affectionately referred to as “Black Beauty” the Type 79 ranks among the most important race car designs ever.Read More
Hershey, PA - In celebration of its 2014 success, The Elegance at Hershey Board of Directors and Executive Director Kara Lang were pleased to present checks totaling $125,000 to JDRF, the AACA Museum and the AACA Library & Research Center on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at The Hotel Hershey. Organizers presented $75,000 to Theresa F. Read More »Read More
The Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum presents Lotus: The Art of Lightness from January 24-April 26 2015. This compelling exhibit will offer a selection of Lotus road cars and racing cars throughout their 66 year history covering over 15 models from a 1956 Mark VI to the 2014 Evora and will also include representative examples of Lotus engineered vehicles.Read More