We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hemmings Motor News Filling Station

Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 216 Main Street, Bennington, VT
Description: Collectible cars on display and memorabilia for car lovers in the gift...
Collectible cars on display and memorabilia for car lovers in the gift shop.
read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 30 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 14
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Free and fun! What more could a motorhead want?

We totally tripped across this little gem while going to the Bennington Museum across the street! This fun little time machine was fun to explore...a store full of fun car stuff... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
ragtop_rider
,
Amesbury, Massachusetts
Add Photo Write a Review

30 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Amesbury, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
90 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We totally tripped across this little gem while going to the Bennington Museum across the street! This fun little time machine was fun to explore...a store full of fun car stuff (great selection of metal memorabilia and signs) but the best part was the old garage...yes, just like back in the '30's! Filled with the stable of Hemmings Cars from... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Marysville, Ohio
Level Contributor
216 reviews
118 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Noticed a Model A car carrier on the way back to my hotel across the street. Had no idea it was here, until then. Gas station has a lot of car and truck models, signs, license plates, etc. But, the best part is the small museum with several vintage trucks and cars. Best part: it's free.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Charlotte, NC
Level Contributor
245 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

My brother has been subscribing to the Hemmings Motor News for 40 plus. Years so I just had to stop. Great place for photographers, collectors and avid car enthusiasts. The antique and speciality car museum is another don't miss opportunity. Staff really helpful and friendly.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Fort Myers, Florida
Level Contributor
169 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Sonoco station in front of the Hemmings Motor News HQ. Filled with everything a car guy or gal could want. Don't forget to walk around back for a free tour of their classic car museum. Definitely worth a stop.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Bedford, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

It is not just a filling station! There is a charming antique car museum which is free (!) and even has a docent to tell you what to look for. Each car has an explanation. Even learned that a Buick century got its name from tots ability to hit 100 mph! There is also a store related to the Hemmings... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Level Contributor
598 reviews
230 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 282 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Come on, this is Hemmings, what's not to like?! This was a dream that was years in the making, my first trip to Hemmings Motor News. Being in New York for a photo assignment and having a few days of free time on my hands, it was a no-brainer to drive three hours north and visit Bennington and the famous... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Belleville, Canada
Level Contributor
82 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We had no idea where Hemmings was. We just saw it as we drove by and turned around to come back. The store has all kinds of vintage automobile memorabilia which was fun. But the best part was the 23 vehicles they have in the garage, most of which are beautifully restored. There were also many other treasures, including old... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Auburn, Maine
Level Contributor
248 reviews
97 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We made this stop as a great way to get out and stretch our legs and to gas up. While it's a small car museum it is a great small car museum, with a souvenir shop with all the fixin's. Very pleasant folks, more the happy to talk to anyone about anything. Some great looking panel trucks, old cadi's and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Fall River, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

A pristine collection of old panel trucks, car memorabilia, sleds and bicycles and just about anything associated with vintage cars. Great assortment of old license plates and model cars for sale for the collector in the store up front. Friendly guide!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dartmouth, Canada
Level Contributor
222 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I have read Hemming's Motor News for years, so I was surprised to discover them here in Bennington VT. I had stopped for lunch at the local Brewpub, but discovered Hemmings was less than a mile away. It is an interesting facility, actually a working filling station with a store attached selling a large selection of Hemming merchandise as well... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Hemmings Motor News Filling Station also viewed

 
Bennington, Green Mountains
North Bennington, Bennington
 

Been to Hemmings Motor News Filling Station? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hemmings Motor News Filling Station

Address: 216 Main Street, Bennington, VT
Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Bennington

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Hemmings Motor News Filling Station and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Hemmings Motor News Filling Station staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?