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“A "Don't Miss" Attraction!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Gilmore Car Museum

Gilmore Car Museum
6865 Hickory Road, Hickory Corners, MI
269-671-5089
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Owner description: The ever expanding Gilmore Car Museum, hailed as one of the Top Five car museums in the nation, features over nearly extraordinary cars and motorcycles from all eras. The Automotive Heritage Center (about 150 vehicles) is Open daily year-round. The outdoor park-like campus of historic buildings (including 1930s gas station, working 1940s diner and several exhibit sturctures)are open April - Novemember.Museum exhibits range from cars of the 1890s to the classic Duesenberg, the elusive 1948 Tucker, to the muscle cars of the ‘60s and ‘70s. Located just off M-43 at Hickory Road near Hickory Corners (20 minutes northeast of Kalamazoo, MI)
Alma, Michigan
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“A "Don't Miss" Attraction!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

This is a gem. No car enthusiast should miss this. Actually anyone with the slightest interest in cars should plan on a visit. The country setting and huge barns is unique among museums. A great place to plan a family picnic with an educational experience.

Visited September 2013

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Spring Lake, Michigan
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“World Class museum for the auto lover (and more)”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

The location of the museum is a little obscure but you will find it's well worth the trip. This museum has more than enough for an auto lover and even the casual observer. The museum is set like a campus out in the country. It has multiple buildings with different themes. The buildings are set like barns or garages and provide a nice setting for the cars. There are also special sections for motorcycles and even hood ornaments and radiator caps.

Plan on spending at least a few hours or even a full day if you want to appreciate all the details.

Visited June 2013

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East Liverpool, Ohio
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“A must see for all car enthusiest!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013 via mobile

Attended model A meet in Sept. Not a large turnout of model A's, which gave my father and I more time to see the entire museum. Loved every building!!! Collection of cars is like no other we've ever seen!! Will definetly be going back!!

Visited September 2013
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Palmyra, Virginia
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“Good memories made at Gilmore”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

The Gilmore offered a chance of a life time, to learn to drive a Model T , I gave this to my husband as a gift and it was one of the best day trips we have ever taken. The staff of the Gilmore were awesome, and the wealth of information that they were able to share with us was beyond our expectation ..

Visited July 2013

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Caldwell, Idaho
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“relax in yesteryear”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Our visit to Gilmore is hard to reduce to words. It was like visiting an auto showroom for the new 1948 Tucker or the brand new Model A Ford. It is tastefully done and can be viewed (experienced) at a casual pace. There are attendants to answer questions and a forties vintage diner if you get hungry! Loved it!

Visited September 2013

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