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Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing

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Address: 13700 SW 16th Ave, Ocala, FL 34473
Phone Number: 352 245 8661
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worth an hour drive

If you are a drag racing fan or a classic car fan this is worth a stop. He was in at the beginning of drag racing and developed many of the features on dragsters today. We had the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are a drag racing fan or a classic car fan this is worth a stop. He was in at the beginning of drag racing and developed many of the features on dragsters today. We had the pleasure of actually meeting Don when we were there.

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Roseville, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband loves museums. Me, not so much. He picked this place during our recent trip to Florida. He is a huge racing fan (drag) and Big Daddy is of course the undisputed king of drag racing, so we went. Two museums in one. The first is older cars, many owned or driven by Don and/or his family or friends.... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We (my husband, brother and sister-in-law) took a tour of this museum. We were there for 2 1/2 hours we saw a lot of interesting cars,trucks, and race memorabilia. There is something for everyone to see. We would do it again. The staff are all very friendly and like to share information about the museum and drag racing.

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We have driven past here for many, many years during our travels. We finally decided to stop in on a chilly saturday. There were not many people there so it was a great day to visit. This is an amazing collection of cars along with the separate building of drag racing memorabilia!!! We highly recommend a stop here!!!

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Thank oneyearride
Valentines, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Not just drag cars, but stunningly beautiful antique cars and motorcycles. Great selection of cars from the 1930s. Excellent information about each car and its history.

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Cadiz, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I am and have been crazy about cars my entire life. I watched drag racing while growing up as a kid and Don was one of my favorites. So when we were in the Ocala, Florida area I just had to visit this museum. I was not disappointed! And for those of you who are not an enthusiast, it is... More 

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Tiptree, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I like cars, but know nothing about drag racing at all. We wre looking for something to do in the local area and this seemed to be the only thing around. As is often the case when you have low expectations we were blown away by this place! So many fantastic cars and so much interesting history to read about.... More 

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Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Plan on 2 hours to see all the cars & exhibits on display. The price is $20 for adults, $15 for over 60yo & $15 for students. It will take you back in time.

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Ocala, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fascinating venue for drag racing fans featuring one of the greats. It is pricy but if in the Ocala area or cruising through on I-75 this stop at Exit 341 is worth the time. There are plenty of food and gas options available as well.

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Dunnellon, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Never gets old and brings back memories. I've been there many times and each time I see things I didn't see before.

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