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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 place to stop if you like old cars

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... read more

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Robert M
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Ocala
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Ocala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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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Thank Herman1970
Ocala, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Thank Lee C
Ocala, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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 4 weeks ago

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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Thank Robert B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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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Thank David B
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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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Thank Joe M
Summerfield, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

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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Ocala, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 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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