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Volo Auto Museum

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Address: 27582 Volo Village Rd, Volo, IL 60073-9613
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A fun place for memories

This place is fun not only because of the all the cars, which are amazing, but there are literally thousands of antiques for sale in the barns on the property. And the memories... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Belvidere, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

They do have some very nice vehicles, but in reality it's just a big showroom for a car dealer. Once was enough Full price is $15 a head.

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IL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is fun not only because of the all the cars, which are amazing, but there are literally thousands of antiques for sale in the barns on the property. And the memories come in because the cars are from old tv shows, movies, and from famous people! A must see in the area!

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Thank BadBetsy
volobrian, Owner at Volo Auto Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, glad we could spark memories! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On February 15th a friend and I toured this large museum that filled 5 warehouses. In addition to hundreds of classic old cars that have been impeccably restored, we enjoyed cars from Hollywood movies, cars owned by actors and many others from television comedies and dramas. Many of the cars displayed are available for sale. There are also displays of... More 

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Thank PaulMP38
volobrian, Owner at Volo Auto Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We did a fast expansion and we are working on additional signage as well as the possibility of a self-guided GPS tour from your phone. There is no doubt that there would be a much greater appreciation for the items if their stories were told. You'll also be able to get some of these... More 

Glencoe, Illinois
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58 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

Third visit to Volvo and I like it more and more. Very interesting exhibits a lot of variety huge facility just really unique and fun people who work there are nice the place seems to constantly get renovated and have new items on display and I could see myself coming here twice a year just to always catch what's new

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Thank CFR1967
volobrian, Owner at Volo Auto Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We are always moving forward so repeat visitors don't have the same experience twice. Follow us on Facebook or our website to see what all we're up to. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

The auto museum is always a fun afternoon, or you can take most of the day & go shop the antique shops too. I'm not a car buff,but I do enjoy the variety of vehicles here, from the ones in the movies, to the old antiques.

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Thank Shawnsjob2
volobrian, Owner at Volo Auto Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! More 

McHenry, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

I've been going to Volo for over 30 years. I wish so much I would have purchased the lifetime pass 20 years ago but oh well. I buy the family pass yearly and have been taking my children and now my grand children at least monthly if not more often. My wife loves the antique dealers but my passion is... More 

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volobrian, Owner at Volo Auto Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review! "Where do you find these things" is one of our most asked questions. There is no silver bullet, it takes a lot of searching. We actually have a TV show coming out on the History Channel called 'Volo, House of Cars' that will focus on our "treasure hunts". More 

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

We visited right after Christmas, and drove almost 90 minutes to visit. As a relative brought us, I was not expecting the $15 / adult and $9 / kid price. But since we had driven so far, we sucked it up and paid. Three plus hours later, I admit I got my money's worth! I think it would be a... More 

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volobrian, Owner at Volo Auto Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for this great review. With our name "Volo Auto Museum", many people expect to see nothing but cars. But we are a family business with many different tastes and it come though in our business by being able to then provide a wide variety of stuff to see. We have 3 generations from ages 8 - 67 that... More 

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33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

If you like cars and other vintage rides you are on the right track here. They have hundreds of cars and motor vehicles on display and many are even for sale. The collection spans over all decades and is probably 80% US models. Very nice inscenations of movie cars etc. But very cramped for good pictures.

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Thank Markus T
volobrian, Owner at Volo Auto Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! We do use every square inch of the place which provides tons of stuff to see! More 

Mundelein, Illinois
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44 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

Great get together with guy car nut guys. Well put together displays with informative videos on the different exhibits. Especially liked the military display.

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volobrian, Owner at Volo Auto Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 star review. We are constantly expanding, adding new displays and improving old ones so there will always be something new on future visits. More 

Dallas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

The place is great to go see if you like cars. There are all types of cars, trucks, bikes, and boat motors to see. They have a substantial number of cars that they are selling that make up the collection plus the cars they own. My favorite was to see the Dussenbergs. Wow, what classic American cars. You will never... More 

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volobrian, Owner at Volo Auto Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for a wonderful review! More 

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