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Wisconsin Auto Museum

147 N Rural St, Hartford, WI 53027
(262) 673-7999
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Ranked #1 of 6 attractions in Hartford
Type: Specialty Shops
Most recent review
- Apr 15, 2014
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Hartford, Wisconsin, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Quite a selection of cars and trucks. They have a plane and a train! lot's of local history with the Kissel car being built right here in Hartford. Many celebrities drove a Kissel, it was the car to have in the day, and they have several on site. It's amazing how brand new they look. Well worth the price of... More

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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

My husband's favorite..he's a real car buff but I'll have to admit I really enjoyed it...something for everyone..amazing!

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Hartford, Wisconsin
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

We've been here twice. It is ever changing and there is something to see for all ages. A locomotive that's larger than life down to a (Messersmidt)? The grand kids loved the huge toy trains that run on hundreds of feet of tracks. The racing cars and cars from the 60's thru the early 80's. Se deserving and some a... More

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Hartford, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Over 100 cars ranging from early 1900's to 80's sports and muscle cars and vintage modified stock race cars. Largest collection of Kissel cars, which were built in Hartford, WI. Also contains a Lionel model train layout, a 1913 steam locomotive, an EAA airplane, an old motor boat and many other old small engines and memorabilia. This is an attraction... More

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Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
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56 reviews 56 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Nice bit of car history for Hartford. Larger museum 75,000 sq ft) then what we originally thought it would be. There is an elevator, so it is handicapped accessible if you need it. Great for all ages. Over 100 cars and artifacts to view.

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Hartford, Wisconsin
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013 via mobile

Where can you see not just a steam engine, old GE appliances, Messersmit, a locomotive and a Tucker? Right here in beautiful downtown Hartford Wi. Did I mention the Kissel car company was located here? Yup got a few of these in there to. From 8 to 80 will like this muesum. The model trains when you first walk in... More

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Milwaukee
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

I like all the old cars and all the old auto signs . There is a real Steam engine locomotive which was awesome to see. There is also some old campers that were intresting to look at also.

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Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
14 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

My wife thought she would be bored. She loved it! Wow, the cars. Two floors of shiny old cars. Many I never had heard of till now. Also big Lionel train displays. Huge real train engine and cars too. This is definitely a great place to go.

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Algonquin, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

Fun way to take a trip back in time and learn about old cars.

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Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2011

Spent over three hours doing a slow relaxed tour of this large museum in a very charming old wisconsin town Northwest of Milwaukee. This is not your typicall 60's muscle car thing. They have quite a collection of cars that date from the early 20"s into the 50's and 60's, They have all sorts of neat stuff including the biggest... More

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