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Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing

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Address: 13700 SW 16th Ave, Ocala, FL 34473-3970
Phone Number: 352 245 8661
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Great Father and Son, Car and Racing Enthusiast Trip, You Will Be AMAZED!

Spend hours in here reading and looking at thousands and thousands of displays of cars, race cars, and other sorts of ephemera! Well worth the visit if you are in the area.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
nazghoul2000
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Hernando, Florida
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Hernando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spend hours in here reading and looking at thousands and thousands of displays of cars, race cars, and other sorts of ephemera! Well worth the visit if you are in the area.

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Lady Lake
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The museum is primarily, as you might imagine, about drag racing. However, Don has a wonderful collection of classic street autos as well! The world's only factory green Plymouth Super Bird, DeSotos, Packards, Hudsons...the whole gang is there! To top it all off, Don Garlits himself can often be found there. It's right at the I-75 exit, so there's no... More 

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Ocala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Decided to stop and see Don Garlits place after years of driving by. I wish I had stopped sooner. We took our time and walked through the two large buildings. The first was antique cars up to the sixties. They had a lot to see,it took about an hour. The second was alot of Don's drag cars and some other... More 

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Spring Hill, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nobody can come to Gator Nationals,Without visiting the Museum of the Godfather of drag racing Don Garlits,The amount of racing here will amaze all race fans.This is a great experience for the entire family or just the group of racing enthusiast.It's economically priced and a place you will be sure to return to see what you missed on your last... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not a "car" person, but this tour is over 2 hours and the cars aren't just drag racers. There are loads of antique cars that will keep your interest. i highly recommend Don Garlitz Museum of Drag Racing at 484 and I-75 in Ocala.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don Garlits was an amazing experience! So many collector cars and famous race cars from my era! So many different things

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Ocala, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brought my 2 grandsons (13 & 15).They didn't grow up around cars like I did and found it interesting but after seeing a half dozen cars they started losing interest. I enjoyed it more but would have liked more variety.

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Summerfield, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016

Nice display of old cars and also racing cars. A lot to see. Could use some updating. An old place just collecting money without improvements.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Don keeps things fresh at the museum by changing up the cars from time to time. It's a small price to pay to enjoy the timeless vintage machines on display.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

If your into drag racing it's a must see, you can spend all day there. We liked the front engine dragsters the best. Brings back lots of memories.

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