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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 18 Attractions in Allentown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums
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Harleysville, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 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
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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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Endwell, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This is a fairly small museum but has a little something for everyone. They have a nice collection of pedal cars for the kids. There is an interesting diorama of a 1940's garage. Their Indianapolis racecar collection is something I haven't seen accept at larger venues. They cover auto restorations including a before and after example. They even have a... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

America on wheels museum was a pleasant surprise. I found them on the Inter-net while looking for car museums. It was worth the trip from NC ! Their presentations & information on different modes of transportation was excellant. To top it off it was free for seniors today :)

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Macungie, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We live in the Allentown area, and take our out of town guest to America On Wheels Museum. We always find that there is some new exhibit there, as well as the old standards. We enjoy both the new and the old exhibits.

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Peachtree City, GA
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159 reviews 159 reviews
28 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

If you're a car, motorcycle, truck or bicycle fan, you'll love this place. Takes about an hour to see but you could spend a lot longer if you want to.

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PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Beautiful, retro and peaceful. Most people have no idea of this wonderful place hidden in downtown Allentown.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

For the $8 to get in I believe this was good deal. Only took us about 45 minutes to go through it all though. Probably an hour or more if you are a real true avid car lover.

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Londonderry, New Hampshire
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

A cool little gem in downtown Allentown, this museum was a pleasant surprise with vintage vehicles of every description. The displays are well done and more plentiful than you would expect. There's everything from antique bikes to WWII motorcycles, to Mack trucks and even an amphibious car! Admission is extremely reasonable and if you are a AAA member, you get... More

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