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Hemmings Motor News Filling Station

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Address: 216 Main St, Bennington, VT 05201-2103
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Collectible cars on display and memorabilia for car lovers in the gift...

Collectible cars on display and memorabilia for car lovers in the gift shop.

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The entire purpose of our Bennington visit and it did not disappoint.

We came to Bennington solely for the cruise-in held on a Thursday night at Hemmings in early June. It did not disappoint. Run by professional car people for decades. The gas... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Hooked_on_travel77
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Mts of western NC
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Mts of western NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came to Bennington solely for the cruise-in held on a Thursday night at Hemmings in early June. It did not disappoint. Run by professional car people for decades. The gas station is a real treat with many items for sale inside. The museum is very interesting and reminded us a bit of Antique Archeology in Iowa (American Pickers). The... More 

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Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

We go to Hemmings several times a year with out of town guests they change the cars periodically so its always fun and not stale the classic cars bring us all back and the guide is so helpful even allowed our visually challenged friend to touch the cars and carefully explained everything Music makes you want to dance and play... More 

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Laurens, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

I lived in VT for several months years ago. Fell in Love with this state!! Met my husband in FL...and could get him as far N as SC!! I would highly recommend anyone loving old cars & nostalgia to visit Hemmings Motor News Filling Station!! When we last went up to Vermont one autumn years ago....went to their Open House... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

We stayed three nights in Bennington and just so happened our Hotel was across the street from the Hemmings Filling Station & Museum.....we stopped by and besides being a real full service filling station they have just about every model car you can think of......I bought a beautiful steel 1939 Chevrolet Coupe for 19.95 and it was perfect in every... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

My boss is a big classic car collector, and I know he subscribes to their magazine, so I had to stop in. This is a must stop for the calssic car person. i made the mistake of taking a picture of a classic truck outiside, and He wondered if I was buying ( and driving it home) for him. Worth... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

We were in Bennington for the day and stumbled on a brochure for Hemming's so decided to walk over and check it out -what a great fine! We were familiar with Hemming's but had no idea they were located in Bennington. There is a gas station (not very exciting ), a cool gift shop with a ton of license plates... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Cool store for the classic car lover. Old fashioned filling station. . Ladies room is Ethyl and men's is Diesel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Free and Fun! Had a nice conversation with Skip who watches over the museum and got some inside info on the small collection. They have a retail store in front with models and t-shirts. They also sell gas. What a concept. If you like old cars and even if you don't, stop in for a half an hour and say... More 

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Amesbury, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We totally tripped across this little gem while going to the Bennington Museum across the street! This fun little time machine was fun to explore...a store full of fun car stuff (great selection of metal memorabilia and signs) but the best part was the old garage...yes, just like back in the '30's! Filled with the stable of Hemmings Cars from... More 

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Marysville, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

Noticed a Model A car carrier on the way back to my hotel across the street. Had no idea it was here, until then. Gas station has a lot of car and truck models, signs, license plates, etc. But, the best part is the small museum with several vintage trucks and cars. Best part: it's free.

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