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Mount Dora Museum Of Speed

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This is one of those special finds

There is so much to see in this unique collection of everything iconic to American pop culture. So... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Karen B
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Melbourne, Florida
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A spectacular "tardis" far beyond a car collection

Set inconspicuously on a wall, partly obscured by a life-sized plastic cow in a pink pinafore... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
peter s
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We hope these photos will help give you a peek at the inside this private Museum. Your visit here is a chance to 'take a Dejavu trip' through Time, walk through our 7,000 sq. ft. facility, and enjoy some of America's Finest Classic American Muscle...more
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206 N Highland St, Mount Dora, FL 32757-5728
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is so much to see in this unique collection of everything iconic to American pop culture. So much more than cars! Of course, the cars in this collection are significant; however, it is the presentation of a more complete history here that makes this...More

Thank Karen B
BentleyBoy, Owner at Mount Dora Museum Of Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank YOU 'Karen B' I appreciate the time and effort it took to write up the review. It was a pleasure to meet you 'all. Kerry Bogard, Curator & Owner, Mount Dora Museum of Speed

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Set inconspicuously on a wall, partly obscured by a life-sized plastic cow in a pink pinafore dress, rests a guitar signed by Eric Clapton. Not only did the modesty of its presence seem an apt descriptor for the nature of this wonderous collection of memorabilia;...More

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BentleyBoy, Owner at Mount Dora Museum Of Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow, Peter S! Holy Cow (in stronger words :)....you should be a Script Writer in Hollywood! Thanks so much for 'connecting' to the effort I put in here. If I said, "it's Folks like you that make all this worthwhile"...it would be an understatement. Thanks...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018

Stopped here with friends while in Mount Dora for the day. We stayed a couple hours. A lot of interesting items to look at. Some really nice old cars. It brought back memories of the good old days. It was also good to get out...More

Thank Tampa3
BentleyBoy, Owner at Mount Dora Museum Of Speed, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Hi ":Tampa3" ! I really enjoyed visiting with you' all. Love Car Guys! Mount Dora has definitely turned into a 'Destination Location' but, it's nice to be able to offer folks some respite from the Heat and Humidity....a coool way to be entertained, LOL. Thanks...More

Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

My BF is an antique car aficionado. He was most excited to go to this place. We were 3 adults and one 5 year old child . We waited for him to finish summer camp so he could join us. We walked in very excited...More

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BentleyBoy, Owner at Mount Dora Museum Of Speed, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

'NadaBramha' ; Wow, you are a minority among the 96 % reviewers that love this place! This write-up is truly a Travesty. Sad for Honest Merchants that TA will permit a review w/o that person ever, even going inside someone's business. Every piece of advertising...More

Reviewed July 20, 2018

Not to be missed. Visited Thursday July 19th.This museum was just as I expected after reading the wonderful reviews. A good number of interesting antique autos, enough memorabilia to keep you looking for hours. Things you wont see anywhere else like a restored ambulance and...More

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BentleyBoy, Owner at Mount Dora Museum Of Speed, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2018

"HerbM"; Wow...Thanks so much for taking the time to write the Museum up on TripAdvisor. One thing I found in my old age is 'There Are Givers and Takers" and you are the Poster Child for "GIVERS", LOL. I am so glad so enjoyed it!...More

Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

My husband went through the museum while I shopped in Mt. Dora. He loved it and enjoyed talking to the owner. Great place to visit!!More

1  Thank Judy W
BentleyBoy, Owner at Mount Dora Museum Of Speed, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2018

"JudyW"; Thanks Judy but, next time, please JOIN Him!! Last time I checked, 52% of the attendance was female! I had added Mannequin's in Period Dress (down to their service badges and jewelry), the "I Love Lucy Display", "American Pickers" Display, "Ten Most Outrageous Toys",...More

Reviewed May 29, 2018

I truly enjoyed this museum at my own pace and away from the wife. The museum is quiet enjoyable and surprising, I had not idea this type of museum would've been found in Mt. Dora, Make sure when you're in the area, to take time...More

1  Thank Ponch84
BentleyBoy, Owner at Mount Dora Museum Of Speed, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

Thanks "Ponch84" I enjoyed meeting your Family from Miami. Your Son was a real Gentleman about being denied use of his big Camera. Hopefully the Museum visit here, will cause him to save & buy a vintage ' PONTIAC GTO' ' in the future. Then,...More

Reviewed May 26, 2018

Walking through here is a walk through time with a ton of fun things to see.. Sensory overload for cool cars and historic artifacts...Well worth the time and price. I will need to go again, so much to see

1  Thank pudlinmp
BentleyBoy, Owner at Mount Dora Museum Of Speed, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Thanks A Million 'Pudlinmp' !! .....for Taking the Time to Write the Museum up, and such a Positive Review! It was a pleasure meeting you. Will look forward to seeing You & Yours again. Kerry Bogard, Curator & Owner Mount Dora Museum of Speed

Reviewed May 3, 2018

This is a nifty little museum run by an interesting man who has a collection of restored cars as well as an extensive collection of memorabilia from the 1930s, 40's, 50's and onward. So many memories of childhood and "the good old days."

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BentleyBoy, Owner at Mount Dora Museum Of Speed, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2018

Thanks A Million "GeorgeAnn". I appreciate your sharing your viewpoint with other travelers. It's folks like you that keep me going. Happy Trails! Kerry Bogard, Owner/Curator

Reviewed April 13, 2018

Had a day trip today out of Orlando to Mount Dora. Visited the Mount Dora Museum of Speed which was a great place to see. Even if you are not a motor enthusiast, there are enough things to look at from days gone by that...More

1  Thank ritaanneae
BentleyBoy, Owner at Mount Dora Museum Of Speed, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2018

Hello 'ritaanneae'! Thank you for taking the time to 'write-up' the Museum and, most of all, for your Kind Words. It as a pleasure to meet 'you 'all' ( Southern: translation, 'all of you') LOL Kerry Bogard; Owner/Curator

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Connie W
August 24, 2018|
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Response from BentleyBoy | Property representative |
15.00 pp. No children under 14 sorry. No large camera's due to damage. Closed Tues 28th for Hospital / Dr appoint.
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TTbiker
November 7, 2017|
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Hi; Old age has been taking it's toll on the cats. But, still have 8. They are great companions. I have been busy working hard to boot the Museum displays up. Look forward to seeing you soon. KB
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Gail R
December 3, 2016|
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Howdy Buckeye ! No..... no affiliation. Just a Mom & Pop trying to do something special for Mt.Dora
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