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Hostetler's Hudson Auto Museum

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Address: 760 S. Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, IN 46565
Phone Number: 260-768-3021
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Description: World's largest collection of Hudson, Essex, & Terraplane automobiles...
World's largest collection of Hudson, Essex, & Terraplane automobiles. Ranging from 1909 to 1956 the collection houses some of the finest examples of the autos produced by the Hudson Automobile Company. Both pristine restorations and pristinely preserved examples walk you through time while you reminisce about America's love affair with the automobile.
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A GREAT PLACE TO LEARN ABOUT ONE OF AMERICA's CAR COMPANIES

A great collection of Hudsons and related cars (Terraplanes, Nashes) set in a clean modern facility in the center of an Amish Community. All the cars are worth seeing and taking... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A great collection of Hudsons and related cars (Terraplanes, Nashes) set in a clean modern facility in the center of an Amish Community. All the cars are worth seeing and taking pictures of. If you can get a guided tour - that is even better.

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Arroyo Grande, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Wonderful museum with outstanding Murals! Right in the heart of Amish Country and nearly across the street from the Shipshewana Auction & Flea Market.

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Livonia, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

A must see for the car guys in your group. Very nice collection of some very unique Hudson automobiles over the entire range of their production years plus a few other makes tossed in as well.

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Bowling Green, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Beautifully restored vehicles like no other I have seen. Labeled with history of vehicles. Absolutely spotless.

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Hudsonville, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We both went thru it,but I finished about 45 minutes before he did! I liked the little historical notes at the bottom of the car descriptions. A great collection

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Norton Shores, MI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We stayed two nights in Shipshewana and were looking for something different from all the shopping. This was perfect! We were very surprised at the extent of the collection. We have been to many auto museums and this one looked to be very small from the outside of the building it shares with an event center. Although it is far... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We took our kids here for a trick or treat event. The museum is great. Beautiful Hudson automobiles and knowledgeable volunteers.

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Hammond, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Great Flea Market, like the Bulk food store, like the cheese factory there are also several good restaurants in the area, a water park for kids, and horse buggy rides

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Richland, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Most of these cars have been moved to the Gilmore Car Museum in Hickory Corners Michigan The Gilmore Museum is the 5th largest car museum in the country.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Hostetler's Hudson Auto Museum features the largest collection of Hudson Automobiles in the world. The cars are immaculately restored and well displayed and presented. There are several great antique car museums in Northern Indiana (we went to all of them). This ranks with the others and should not be missed. The docent was well informed and added to the experience.... More 

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Address: Address: 760 S. Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, IN 46565
Phone Number: 260-768-3021
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Shipshewana

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