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Fort Lauderdale Antique Car Museum

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Address: 1527 S.W. 1st Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315
Phone Number: 954 779 7300
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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This museum is a reproduction of a Packard showroom from the 1920s. On...

This museum is a reproduction of a Packard showroom from the 1920s. On display are 22 Packard motor cars from the 1900s to the 1940s, all in full working order. Among them, are Roadsters with compartments for golf clubs, a doctor's coupe with a compartment for his medical bag, and a 1929 645 Dual Cowl Phaeton that can self-lubricate its chassis as it drives along the road.

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fun day with family

They have a great museum....lots of really cool stuff...memory lane for sure....alot of cars are from old movies...etc....!!!! Fun for the whole family...

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

They have a great museum....lots of really cool stuff...memory lane for sure....alot of cars are from old movies...etc....!!!! Fun for the whole family...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fort Lauderdale is a classy place. So is this museum. This collection of Packard Motorcars is wonderful. We especially appreciated the fact that these cars may viewed closely without having to peek over a rope or barrier. Although you may not touch the cars, you may look as closely as you want to appreciate them. Photography is allowed, but not... More 

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Houma, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While on a day trip to Fort Lauderdale, we found this wonderful museum. Not knowing much about Packard, we were interested to learn about it! This is a huge collection with interesting info on each car. There are also many collections of various automobile parts, such as hood ornaments and cigarette lighters. You can also watch a very interesting video... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped by today (7/9) only to find a sign on the door that said "Summer Hours. Closed on Saturday" Would have been nice if that was posted on their website. Very disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was so cool. The amount of cars they had is incredible. They are all set up for a great stroll through everything with lots to see. It's not just cars either! They have all sorts of antiques set up like a work shop, a gas station, a library, you name it! Overall soooooo well done! They even had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is amazing to think that this was once a private collection. It is magnificent! If you love automobile history and nostalgia, this is a great place to visit. Give yourself at least 2 hours though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great find while on vacation. The owners are very enthusiastic about the cars and take great care of them. It was a great learning experience. We took our six year old son, who was quickly bored. I don't think it's a fun place for young kids as they can't actually touch or sit in the cars.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I visited the Fort Lauderdale Antique Car Museum as a venue for a business event with a cocktail reception and a special guest speaker and lots of room for networking. I had no idea that this beautiful collection of antique cars was in this area of Fort Lauderdale and I would definitely recommend making at least one trip here to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Imagine, that those nicely restored cars were only half a generation from us away... We met the Founders's wife. Charming, very interesting to hear their Story, starting from zero, when they came here

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

A beautiful, well maintained and organized Museum. Don't miss this if you are a car buff. Lots of history here!

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