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Revs Institute

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Informative & Interesting

If you are a car enthusiast you will love this place. The docents are well-trained. The collection... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
M D
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Naples, Florida
Top drawer collection with race history

This is among the best collections in the US. Many cars with race history. Docent tours available... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joe H
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ADVANCED RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Revs Institute, a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization, is dedicated to the preservation of automotive history. Revs is comprised of an automotive preservation workshop, extensive archives, research library and four...more
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2500 Horseshoe Dr S, Naples, FL 34104-6119
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed November 14, 2014

Our Docent tour was fascinating. He was tremendously knowledgeable and provided vast insight and behind the scene storytelling we would have missed if we strolled by ourselves. The purpose built display building provides a benefit over the top from normal "garaged" displays. However, there is...More

5  Thank Brad M
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed March 27, 2015

After 2 hours of staring down at perfectly stationary four-wheeled oblongs, I abandoned the others in my party and ran through the nearest fire exit. Outside it was 82 and balmy; inside, black, windowless, and air-conditioned to the point of chill. I guessed the guide...More

9  Thank Venturesome
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a fabulous museum with exceptional tour guides. Must make a reservation, prior to visiting. Don’t miss it.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are a car enthusiast you will love this place. The docents are well-trained. The collection of cars and the stories behind them are amazing.

Thank M D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is among the best collections in the US. Many cars with race history. Docent tours available and require reservations. Docents are very knowledgeable but one can learn plenty by just reading the plaques. Most times you can just walk in a pay admission to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing collection of cars made even more interesting by the guides and their willingness to share their knowledge. We were under time pressure so took the option to look around on our own which was perfect for us because around every corner was someone eager...More

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AnnaM16958, Guest Services at Revs Institute, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We value your amazing feedback and are so glad to hear that Revs was an excellent choice for you! Our spirited volunteers have a gift for making the extraordinary Miles Collier Collections come to life and as you found, are always eager to share their...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely allow extra time. We decided to take a self guided tour. It is an amazing collection. If you stop to read about each car, it does take time. We overheard one Docent's tour and we were amazed at how much information he was sharing...More

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AnnaM16958, Guest Services at Revs Institute, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

So glad to hear how much you enjoyed your visit to Revs and that you'll be back to visit us again! As you experienced there is much to absorb - whether you're guided with a docent tour or walk through on your own, our knowledgeable...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whether you spend an hour or several hours here, this museum is certainly worth a visit. It is definitely one for car enthusiasts but also one for those who may be slightly less interested - I fall in to the latter category, but I have...More

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AnnaM16958, Guest Services at Revs Institute, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We very much appreciate your 5-star rating and are HONORED that your husband holds us in such high esteem, as "the best automobile collection he has ever seen." As you experienced, whether you are a car enthusiast or slightly less interested, our docents and volunteers...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I’m not madly into cars, but my husband is so we went to REVS motor museum and I’m very pleased we did. This is a gem of a place and I would thoroughly recommend the 2 hour docent tour. Our docent was Mark K. Mark...More

Thank Lesley L
AnnaM16958, Guest Services at Revs Institute, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Many thanks for recognizing Revs as a “gem of a museum!” We’re delighted that you and your husband found your recent tour to be so engaging and we're sure that your docent, Mark K., will appreciate the high praise! Like you, many “ride along” guests...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a one of a kind chance to see automotive history from Model T to Porsche Le Mans cars accompanied by a knowledgeable guide with great stories. Walk right up and look in from inches away ( no touching! ). Guided tour of 2...More

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AnnaM16958, Guest Services at Revs Institute, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Many thanks for your review! We don't believe in barriers at Revs – allowing visitors to get up close and personal with each and every car in the Miles Collier Collections. As you found, our dedicated docents and volunteers LOVE to share their knowledge and...More

Reviewed October 9, 2018

Attended this tour (excellant) with my husband. Really not interested in old vehicles but surprise! loved this tour with Gary. Very informative and most of the vehicles were in immaculate shape. Would love to get behind the wheel in some of these cars. SUch great...More

Thank Cory L
AnnaM16958, Guest Services at Revs Institute, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We truly value the remarkable review of your recent docent tour with Gary, at Revs. As you experienced, Gary's passion and charm helps the cars in the Miles Collier Collections come to life and I’m certain that he was DELIGHTED to know how much you...More

Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

If you are an old car nut? This is the place for you!! It has cars from the first horseless carriage to the Dusenburg to the 1995 F1 McLaren!!More

Thank Susan K
AnnaM16958, Guest Services at Revs Institute, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Your feedback is extremely valuable to us - thank you! Revs is all about the history of the world-class collection of cars presented in the Miles Collier Collections and how the evolution of vehicles in our society has so vastly affected and improved all of...More

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SAVVYTRAVLER456
September 22, 2018|
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Response from Naples17 | Reviewed this property |
The REVS Institute has an amazing collection of cars. I recommend you go to their website and check it out with the boys and see what they think.
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Jean P
September 15, 2018|
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My first guess is priceless, but he actual monetary value has to be in the hundreds of millions of dollars. Some of the cars are one of a kind.
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Response from AnnaM16958 | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in visiting The Revs Institute! The Revs Institute is open to the public three days each week - Saturday, Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00am to 4:00pm. All visitors must reserve tickets for... More
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