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America on Wheels Museum

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Address: 5 North Front Street, Allentown, PA 18102
Phone Number: (610) 432-4200
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12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Went to America on Wheels for a get together with our financial advisor. It was like an open house they had. It was our first time there. My husband is a car fanatic and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Went to America on Wheels for a get together with our financial advisor. It was like an open house they had. It was our first time there. My husband is a car fanatic and absolutely loved it. Every 3 months (i think 3) they change the cars on the 2nd floor. The displays are beautiful. They have a restaraunt on... More 

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Pennsylvania
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13 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

My family enjoys cars so I thought it would be great to take them here. I loved the history and they layout. Wish it was bigger. The price is a little much I feel for here, but sometimes coupons are available. Loved the old cars, and the big trucks, and the other interactives they have. Such as bulldog contests and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

I bring my three year old grandson here regularly as he loves anything on wheels. Most of all he LOVES driving the Big Mac truck. We come on weekdays and spend at least an hour driving in the simulator. They should have more simulator type of exhibits as kids just love them.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We spent the day in Allentown today and we went to the America on Wheels Museum, we all thought it was very enjoyable. The layout was really nice and well worth the money. We wanted to give a shout out to a wonderful lady who works there, Ms Jane Grove. She is super knowledgeable about everything to do with the... More 

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Danville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

From the oldest car made in the U.S. to the newest Lamborghini Gallardo and McLaren MP4-12C, this museum is loaded with the coolest things. This and the AACA Museum in Hershey are both great place to visit if you like cars.

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New York City
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We were looking for a museum to hit in the Allentown area and this was a pleasant surprise. The museum is not big, but they have made the most of the two floors without it feeling cluttered or cramped. We appreciated the friendliness of all the docents who volunteer there. There are a variety of displays here, including an old-time... More 

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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95 attraction reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We were in Allentown on business for a second time and had an itch to explore. Tripadvisor recommended this museum and we were not disappointed. There are a variety of vehicles in the museum and many of the exhibits rotate seasonally. Our favorite exhibits were the Mack truck exhibit and the oldies but goodies that rotate. This is a serious... More 

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Limerick, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Fun museum to spend an hour or two. It has a rotating display upstairs which featured the "woodies" when I was there. Great to see the vehicles as all were in impeccable condition. Another favorite was the simulated mechanics garage complete with mechanic, vehicle being serviced and gas pumps. Great spot to grab some unique pictures. Good for kids as... More 

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Haddonfield, New Jersey
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Lots to see, hands on for the kids, very interesting and informative. They cover so much stuff, motorcycles, cars, trucks, everything you can imagine on wheels. It's a nice sized museum and lots of things for the kids to do with photo ops and a nice little gift shop. The have a section upstairs that is an exhibit that changes,... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

It was snowing and we wanted to find an indoor activity. Glad we found America on Wheels. From antique to classic to exotic cars, they have it all. Throughout the museum, there are gentlemen who love nothing more than to talk about the cars and the history. A very enjoyable afternoon.

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