February 1 – 19, 2018
Celebrate Chocolate Covered February at the AACA Museum, Inc. February 1st – 19th, 2018. Known as The Sweetest Place on Earth, Hershey is celebrating February with town-wide festivities the whole family will love.
At the AACA Museum guests can enjoy the 1920s gallery that depicts downtown Hershey in this iconic decade. Guests can also view and take pictures with the rare Hershey’s Kissmobile Cruiser. Throughout February guests of all ages can participate in our Hershey’s Kisses Scavenger Hunt throughout the Museum. How many Hershey’s Kisses will you be able to find? A random participant will be chosen to win a 5lb. Hershey’s Chocolate Bar and 4 Admission Tickets to the Museum.
On President’s Day, February 19th, join us for our Trash Car Build. We’ll test your creativity by allowing kids to create a “trash” car out of recycled materials. We are also offering a special admission rate of $7.00 per person, regardless of age on February 19th. As always, children 3 and younger are free.
The AACA Museum will be closed February 20th through March 2nd for building maintenance. We will open the Museum at its normal time March 3rd. Stop by to enjoy Chocolate Covered February at the AACA Museum!
As always, we offer other fun interactives for guests of all ages to enjoy. The Assembly Line Experience allows guests to view how a Model T is built and learn about the assembly lines important role. Screech your brakes at our photo stop where you can pretend to drive a vintage car. Our Tucker Interactive gives you the chance to get behind the wheel of a Tucker replica and see how the cyclopes head light works. While these are just a few of our guest’s favorite interactives, we encourage you to stop by and check them all out.
Our featured exhibits include Getting the Job done: Vehicles That Earned Their Keep which focuses on working vehicles like fire trucks, police cars, limousines and more! We are excited to have both the 1st DeLorean Prototype along with a Production Model. In the Member’s 1st Federal Credit Union Gallery, visit our Pioneers of African American Auto History exhibit where you can learn about the men and women who laid the foundation for others to pursue automotive careers. Making your way into the Williams-Clyne Gateway Gallery, the National Corvette Restorer’s Society (NCRS) has different generations of Corvettes on exhibit through April 23, 2018.
In our exhibit galleries, guests can cruise through time while enjoying vintage vehicles. In our lower level, we have The Museum of Bus Transportation which houses full-sized antique buses along with our original 1940’s Valentine Diner. Our Special Vehicles include Whitney Houston’s Rolls-Royce Limousine and the Lakeland Bus from the movie “Forest Gump.” Other exhibit items include motorcycles, motor scooters and a collection of more than 100 hood ornaments. In the Cammack Gallery, we showcase the World’s largest display of Tucker automobiles. The Historic Vehicles Association (HVA) has an ongoing display and shares a variety of historically significant vehicles throughout the year. On display now through early June is a 1920 Anderson Six Convertible Roadster.