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Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing

13700 SW 16th Ave, Ocala, FL 34473
352 245 8661
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Ranked #1 of 12 Attractions in Ocala
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

My husband is a huge drag racing fan & travels from Australia for the race meetings. We visited this museum & he was absolutely thrilled. I am not into it so much but also enjoyed looking around. There is so much to see in this museum. Definitely worth a visit

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The Villages, Florida
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4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Don Garlits is a legendary drag racing genius, but his collection is MUCH more than just drag racers. There are actually two museums on the property, one devoted to drag racing with some unbelievable displays that are not hidden behind ropes. Even if you are a casual fan, you'll greatly enjoy the Drag Racing Museum. The best, at least for... More

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Ocala, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Great place to check out antique cars and racing memorabilia. May not look like much from the outside, but the 2 main buildings are overflowing with beautifully restored antique and classic cars and trucks. Allow several hours to go through both buildings. Lots of interesting cars to see and info to read. Well worth your time and a great value... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

After reading the reviews on tripadvisor whilst looking for different things to do around Orlando I came across Don Garlits and it sounded like my sort of thing. Although Drag Racing is not very popular in the UK the machines on display are awesome! The second hanger full of Classic automobiles from Model T's to Plymouth Superbird's and everything else... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My husband took our twelve year old grandson for a visit. The young one was impressed and sent pix to his older brother to brag. They both came home with smiles and stories.

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Harriman, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We were at the Museum yesterday and it was awesome. My husband came out of the antique car building and up pulls Don on a golf cart. He was so kind .

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The time we went they were also having a car show in front of museum it was very interwsting. Don Garlits was there signing autographs.

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Hollywood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Some great race cars to see. These cars will take you back to several years of racing. This place is definitely worth visiting if you are a race fan or a car fan.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Interesting to see the museum. A friend of ours in CA., used to race with Don and advised us to stop in to the museum, when we got to Fla.

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Lutz, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I have never seen race cars like this before and so close. The tour was great! What a collection!!! I especially liked the old car section as my late husband had several that he once used as did his father. I used to ride in a 57 Chev. I really liked the woodie too. I recommend that anyone of any... More

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