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Tupelo Automobile Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Very sad to hear that they will be closing. They have a beautiful display of some amazing classic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
emerieandkennasmommy
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Aberdeen, Mississippi
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Great Automobile Museum Closing March 28 2019

Friends and I went to this museum before it closes forever. Over 100 fully restored autos on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
d0uglas2018
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Huntsville, Alabama
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1 Otis Dr, Corner Franklin & Otis Across from BancorpSouth Arena, Tupelo, MS 38804-4015
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very sad to hear that they will be closing. They have a beautiful display of some amazing classic cars. The owners back story is wonderful as well. Very nice woman.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank emerieandkennasmommy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friends and I went to this museum before it closes forever. Over 100 fully restored autos on display. from 1899 to 1994 and some extras on loan to the museum. The collection started in the 70's and the collectors death in 2006 put a timeline...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank d0uglas2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a church group for a day outing. They were great on getting us in and processed and out on the floor. They have lots and lots of cars. Even non car people will find this a great attraction. Their exhibits are one of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank owenpet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Read about this museum in the newspaper. Many different types of vehicles from antique to modern. Lots of very rare automobiles. Displayed in a very interesting way. Admission very reasonable. Well worth the time and cost to visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Wallace C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wrote a review of this terrific museum in the summer of 2018. It was announced in December that the museum is closing and all of the cars will be auctioned off. Very sad, a great loss.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Wind-In-His-Hair
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum represents a wonderful chronology of automobile evolution. The collection houses some extremely rare automobiles and follows the progression of the advent of the automobile through the most modern. Plus, THEY HAVE A TUCKER. The only other one I have had the opportunity to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank donaldk845
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Or you will miss the chance to see this awesome collection if antique card. The museum is permanently closing at the end of March 2019. We have been to many car shows and museums, and this is the best collection of early 1900's cars that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank eatbread
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't have to understand much about cars to appreciate the intetesting collection. From antique to muscle cars to vehicles owned by celebrities such as Elvis, BB King and Liberace and everything in between. There's also a rather large gift shop. Hurry to see it. It's...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank travelon2468
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They have some very unique Vehicles from early 1900s to very new vehicles. They even have a Tucker. Vehicles are set up for very easy viewing & most have speakers you can activate to tell you about the vehicle. Would be very easy for handicap...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank henrymc65
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Jane Spain, Curator and widow of museum founder Frank Spain, announced earlier this week that the museum will close in late March or early April 2019 due to declining attendance. The collection will then be auctioned off by Bonhams in late April. See Hemmings.com for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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connieward701
February 18, 2018|
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Response from AkiS270 | Reviewed this property |
Adult:$10 Children Age 5~12:$5 Senior:$9 Children under 4: Free
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Not exactly sure what you're asking-- the museum along with the city of Tupelo host The Blue Suede Cruise in May-- the museum always 150 cars on display-- they have special exhibits going all the time as well -- give them a... More
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