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Studebaker National Museum

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Address: 201 Chapin St, South Bend, IN 46601-2521
Phone Number: 888-391-5600
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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This tribute to the now-defunct Studebaker automobile exhibits over 75...

This tribute to the now-defunct Studebaker automobile exhibits over 75 vehicles that span the 114-year history of the company, from the Studebaker family's Conestoga Wagon to the final car to roll off the assembly line.

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Great museum with history

A great place to visit and learn about the history of theStudebaker family and the car. Lots of great displays. Perfect for car buffs and families.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Gail J
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South Bend, Indiana
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South Bend, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A great place to visit and learn about the history of theStudebaker family and the car. Lots of great displays. Perfect for car buffs and families.

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

good value and interesting. very quiet inside and very hands off, but it was nice. my son had fun with the garage for kids.

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Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a fantastic look at the history of South Bend through the eyes of Studebaker! Loved the displays and the CARS!!

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South Bend, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food was catered and surroundings allowed a group of visitors and locals to enjoy a bit of local history. You will learn about the businesses that were the foundation of the city of South Bend.

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Fort Mitchell, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

When I was in town last week visiting family we visited here. I loved the old cars. There is a lot to see.

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East Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The vehicles are exhibited on three levels. Main level is 'From the Beginning to 1934', Upper level '1935 to Present' & Lower level 'Military & Visual. The vehicles on the main level range from a 1904 Electric Runabout to a 1932 President Brough. Included are three wagons & eight carriages. One carriage exhibit is the President Carriage Collection on four... More 

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Plain City, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great surprise! They have so many vehicles in this museum and they are in beautiful condition. Not only Studebakers, but also some other Indiana made cars on the upper floor. It's very well laid out, with great signage. Loved all the detailed history on the Studebaker family & their products. Many great historical photos, especially about testing. The... More 

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Las Cruces, NM
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Part of a complex of museums at the History Museum, this is one to visit. The Studebaker carriages, cars, and trucks had a long history, and this museum tells the story well. A fine collection of coaches and cars.

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like to spend time reading about the happenings in this era plan on several hours. The displays are fantastic! All the way from horse and buggy to the end of the studebaker. There are two floors of cars displayed. There is great detailed signage on all of the vehicles. The ground floor has several sound effects to go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to South Bend IN to visit the Studebaker Museum hoping to see a good selection of their cars. We were pleasantly surprised to find that it's much more than an auto museum. Studebaker was a pioneer in the transportation industry and the worlds largest manufacturer of horse drawn wagons, carriage & buggies. The exhibit starts with a conestoga... More 

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