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Studebaker National Museum

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Address: 201 S. Chapin St, South Bend, IN 46601
Phone Number: 888-391-5600
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: This tribute to the now-defunct Studebaker automobile exhibits over 75...
This tribute to the now-defunct Studebaker automobile exhibits over 75 vehicles that span the 114-year history of the company, from the Studebaker family's Conestoga Wagon to the final car to roll off the assembly line.
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Great place to visit

We live in area and have taken friends and family there on 3 occasions. It is so well done. Even if you are not a car enthusiast, the history is so interesting. Be sure and take a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

We live in area and have taken friends and family there on 3 occasions. It is so well done. Even if you are not a car enthusiast, the history is so interesting. Be sure and take a tour of the Oliver Manion right behind the museum. Well worth the time.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This museum is really well done and organized with a special exhibit attributed to the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. It tells of his history during before the civil war leading up to his assassination. This is a nice bonus but we're here to talk about Studebaker which started in the mid 19th century as a horse... More 

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Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

If you like transportation you will love this Museum. It is filled with history and beautiful wagons roadsters and cars. It will feed your love affair with the cars of old

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This museum does a good job of presenting the history of the coach and auto industry in South Bend. You'll see coaches used by the likes of Ulysses Grant and Abraham Lincoln and a huge selection of cars ranging from early electric vehicles to the ill-fated Studebaker Avanti. You can also take a tour of the beautifully preserved Oliver mansion... More 

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Loveland, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I loved this Museum! A wonderful display of the progression of the Studebaker. You start the tour with the days of the wagons and slowly move into the automobiles and motorcycles. Bring your family and friends and stroll down memory lane! This place is great for all ages.

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silver spring md
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Studebaker had a long history and there is a lot of it here. the early wagon maker days nicely touched upon, there are a couple of Presidents (the Classic ones), a nice collection of the Lowey credited stuff (from "eet has to look like zee areoplane" to the best looking coupe of the 50s) and then the decline. The display... More 

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Adrian, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Very interesting museum, worth the time to peruse. Nice gift shop too. Filling in the blanks because I must write minimum of 100 characters. Not much else to say, its a museum with a gift shop.

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Bowling Green, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A bit small compared to other auto museums I have been to in my life but still worth the visit. Too bad the Studebaker line is defunct. They had some great looking cars and forward looking ideas. The 1950-51 bullet nose design is my all time favorite. Although I would be happy to own any of these gems. We had... More 

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Saint Augustine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

If you are a car buff or history buff of any kind this museum is for you! It has a great collection of Studebaker wagons and cars . They have an exhibit on the assassination of President Lincoln which includes his carriage until October 2015. They have a very limited snack bar . Tickets were reasonable at $8 for adults... More 

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Louisville, KY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

On our return from Grand Rapids, MI we stopped at the Studebaker National Museum. South Bend is home to the Figjting Irish but also to the now defunct Studrbaker automobile. There several mint condition Studebaker automobiles plus the one used in The Muppets Movie with Fozzie Bear inside it. They also had a special exhibit commemorating the 150th anniversary of... More 

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Additional Information about Studebaker National Museum

Address: 201 S. Chapin St, South Bend, IN 46601
Phone Number: 888-391-5600
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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