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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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Drag Racing Legend

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
David B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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 1 week ago 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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Thank Joe M
Summerfield, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The race car museum for me (a gearhead) was great lots of history. The antique museum is also full of beautifully refinished cars and memorabilia

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Thank Don H
Ocala, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located just one block off of I-75 on the east side on Rt 484 you will find his wonderful Museum along with opportunities to see his career unfold. Depending upon your interest level you could spend up to 4 hours there and there are plenty of people there to help explain some of the displays. Check his website for frequent... More 

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Summerfield, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My nephew was cisiting form Maine and we enjoyed several hours just walking thru this museum and seeing the displays. Very informative and enjoyable even to me who does not like racing!

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Thank Beryl S
Ocala, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great museum for race car enthusiasts to visit. I loved seeing the cars and the history behind the sport. Very convenient to travelers on I-75.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend came in for Christmas and loves cars. this place is right around conner from me so we went what a great time and a awsome place to go.

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Thank Penny B
Seville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A few of my friends told me I should go...And plan to spend hours, Ya right I thought WOW! What a place it is 100 X better than I ever expected. I spent 4 hours and could have been there for 6 hours!! GREAT Classic cars, Engines of all kinds & sizes, Race cars Old & New. This is one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome if u love drag cars and engines little bit of history stored away in there great trip! And it located right off i75 just south of ocala..

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed seeing the dragsters and how long they are, the size of the engine. However, in this time of technology and creative attractions there is little to get excited about. For the money there are nice old cars to see and dragsters. But they could do a lot to have some interactive exhibits. Set up a mock drag race for... More 

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