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Canton Classic Car Museum

Market Avenue @ 6th St., SW, Canton, OH
(330) 455-3603
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Ranked #3 of 13 Attractions in Canton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums
Description: Ohio's nostalgia museum filled with cars from 1904-1981, and lots of memorabilia.
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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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108 reviews 108 reviews
37 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

We were looking for something to do in Canton on a Sunday (much of the attractions were closed) and found ourselves at the Classic Car Museum. There's a free parking lot in the back and they take a AAA discount (they also have a coupon for 15% off the whole group if you go to their website and print it... More

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Lucas, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Nice collection of cars, car memorabilia, and a lot of very interesting historical and odd antique items. There is a lot of stuff odd, unique, and educational packed into what once was an old dealership and repair shop. There is about a 90 second clip on the history of the museum and a longer DVD on the Lincoln Highway. Educational... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

If walking around a bunker filled with old fat white dudes masquerading as salesmen, in order to gawk at about 35 old vehicles in no particular order or scheme, and consider purchasing one of them for obscene asking prices, this is the place for you. Museum it is not. Classic neither. It is free, and in the basement of the... More

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Derby. NY
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

If you love classic cars this is the place for you. Lots of "stuff" in a small area. Smelled a little musty, but that was ok. Cars in mint condition. Fun side trip.

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Clinton, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Besides a really good of collection of cars, automotive items, and other historical pieces of life, this museum had a copy of an hour long DVD about the history of the Lincoln Highway. The day I was there there were not very many people. So, the staff let me sit up close and watch the entire DVD by myself. I... More

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

This is not your typical car museum. Yes, there were many historic cars on display with detailed information about their specs and history. What made this museum different was all the other items on display with the cars - an assortment of collectibles and memorabilia from different eras. Many items were related to local history, but were still interesting to... More

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Massapequa, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We went here on Wednesday morning. The cars and displays are amazing...what a nice place. My husband loved all the old cars and all the old signs and displays.If you have a free hour stop by and see some really cool stuff.

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United States
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137 reviews 137 reviews
91 attraction reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We visited the museum on a Thursday and it was busier than I expected. Even though it is called the Classic Car Museum they have a lot more to offer than just cars. So, even if you’re not a huge car enthusiast you still might find a visit to be enjoyable. There is a lot of Canton history related memorabilia... More

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Secaucus, New Jersey
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117 reviews 117 reviews
24 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

My son and I were in town for the Football HOF and took this as a side trip. There are lots of run of the mill old cars, a rare 3 wheel BMW Issetta (bubble car) and an Amphicar. There were some partially restored cars and fire truck. There were also lots of old toys and artifacts. A little dusty... More

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Alexandria, Indiana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This was a find from doing some quick research about the area. Lots to see here beside cars. Not so much as you are overwhelmed! Very welcoming gentleman on July 6th. Time well spent here

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