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America on Wheels Museum

5 North Front Street, Allentown, PA 18102
(610) 432-4200
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Ranked #2 of 12 Attractions in Allentown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We are members of AOW, and we love visiting several times per year whenever they change the upstairs feature exhibit. They have had great themed exhibits such as "woodies" last summer and the current "supercars and guitars." They, also have special invitational events for members like last night's gala, which featured wines, catered food from several area restaurants, and live... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I love seen all the antique cars and all the history. Beautiful place and my family enjoyed it very much.

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Lehigh Valley, PA
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112 reviews 112 reviews
24 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a tiny museum for its type, as you'd expect for its location, and thus it's an intersting place to spend a few hours if you're into transportation history. A few of the exhibits,notably the pedal cars and the temporary display of exotic cars are quite good. The balance of the museum is rather dull, and the exhibit placards... More 

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Coleford, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
15 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This museum in Allentown is worth a look if you are in the local area and at $8 per adult is very good value indeed. America On Wheels is a small museum which surprisingly though holds a lot of vehicles. It is arranged over 2 floors and will keep you entertained for a couple of hours if you are interested... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I took my family there 2013. My son, who is a marine, was home for the holiday. We took his 3 year old son to the train display...I did think there would be more displays. However, the amount was adequate for a 3 year. The cars on display are quite interesting. Last year, they did have bring an unwrapped toy... More 

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South Orange, New Jersey
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71 reviews 71 reviews
20 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The museum is in a nice modern building with plenty of parking. Admission is not bad at $8/adult. The museum itself is small. 2 floors but not a lot on display. The 2nd floor is the exhibit area that changes every 6 months. This month was exotic sports cars. A couple of Lamborghini's a Ferrari, etc. The permanent exhibit is... More 

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Pennsylvania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We were experiencing Lehigh University Parents Weekend so we took a ride in the Lehigh Valley. We came upon this museum just off Hamilton / Hanover Blvd in Allentown so we decided to stop in. It is small enough to see the whole museum in a short time and there were many volunteers who were willing to answer our questions.... More 

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Harleysville, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

My husband and I are car enthusiasts, and this museum does not disappoint! They have everything from a Model T to muscle cars to odd ones we never heard of. There are toy displays, as well as posters, framed advertisements, license plates and other memorabilia. But it's not just cars -- there are bicycles, motorcycles, a fire truck, Mack tractor... More 

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North Wales, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We visited the museum this weekend with our teenage sons and had a great time. The exhibits were very interesting and we all learned more about autos, motorcycles, bikes, and more. This place is a real gem and an asset to the Lehigh Valley. The staff was very friendly and informative. We loved the root beer floats and milk shakes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We thought your "Orphan Car" display was excellent, except for the fact that you had 2 Pontiacs, but no Crosley Cars. These were manufactured from 1939 to 1952, in Indiana, with the home office in Cincinnati,Ohio. They were small economy cars built for limited income family's, so that they could afford a "new" car. Your museum is a great addition... More 

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