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Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum

6825 Norwitch Dr # 31, Philadelphia, PA 19153-3412
+1 215-365-7233
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Located in Philadelphia, PA, the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum is one of the world's greatest collections of racing sports cars. Through our theme, "The Spirit of Competition", we celebrate the history and evolution of these magnificent machines. Assembled over 50 years by renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Frederick Simeone, the Museum contains over 65 historically significant cars including Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, Bugatti, Mercedes, Jaguar, Bentley, Porsche, Aston Martin, Corvette, Ford and more. We are open Tuesday through Sunday for General Admission and there is always something new and exciting happening here. We offer many different types of events including our world famous Demo Days, Special Events, Special Exhibits and more. The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum is a 501(c)3 nonprofit institution.
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6825 Norwitch Dr # 31, Philadelphia, PA 19153-3412
+1 215-365-7233
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Reviewed July 19, 2016

This museum is located outside of Center City Philadelphia, so if you are visiting, it would be good to go just before or just after your time in the city. The building is in an area closer to the airport, nestled between airport and car...More

Thank BlueVB
Reviewed July 6, 2016

Anyone who loves cars or racing should visit this museum. I especially loved that the cars aren't all in pristine condition. You get a feel for their history by seeing all them in their natural condition. However, seeing a fully restored car takes your breath...More

Thank tina_w_csi
Reviewed June 27, 2016

We go here a lot with the kids. They love looking at the cars and the museum space is great! They have live demonstrations throughout the summer that are really worth watching.

Thank 107lf
Reviewed June 6, 2016

What a FIND! Did a simple Google search while visiting Philly and found this GEM of a place. Amazing cars from the beginning of car-time. It will take about 2 hours to see this place completely.As you're wandering around you might meet up with one...More

1  Thank ElizabethR123
Reviewed May 30, 2016

The Simeone museum is a chance for friends and family to bond over the history of automobile racing! There is no auto museum on the planet that has a better collection of milestone racing automobiles and yet this museum actually provides running demonstrations of three...More

Thank William T
Reviewed April 26, 2016

As a woman, whose husband is an auto fanatic, I really wasn't expecting to enjoy this place. But there were descriptions next to most of the cars that shared the history and stats, which in my mind really helped create the story behind the cars,...More

1  Thank Ksam1082
Reviewed April 19, 2016

This museum is literally a shrine to race cars. It almost brought tears to my eyes when I walked into the exhibits. We attended on a Demo day, so Dr. Simeone was there to present the chosen cars for the day, and we even got...More

Thank wolfgirl61
Reviewed April 13, 2016

Wow! The Simeone museum houses a collection of some of the most significant cars in the world, including the first Cobra Daytona Coupe, still in original condition.Getting to see this car alone is amazing, as it is the first car to be named to the...More

1  Thank zarpjg
Reviewed April 3, 2016

My son and I stopped in on our way to Philly. It was hard to leave the museum. The collection is magnificent. Everything from unrestored examples of important racers to multiple LeMans winner. The museum regularly takes out the cars for drives around the property....More

1  Thank grady225
Reviewed March 26, 2016

This collection pretty much started out as the private collection of one of Philadelphia's finest surgeons. A true hardcore car guy, and he loves the hobby as much now as when he started acquiring these cars. He is on premises pretty frequently and is totally...More

Thank _RichieT_Pa_Fla
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September 2, 2015|
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Response from Dave B | Reviewed this property |
There's no extra admission charge those day. There are usually 3 or 4 cars chosen from the collection that have something in common. Dr. Simeone discusses their significance and then the cars are started and run around the... More
June 8, 2015|
Response from SimeoneMuseum | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for contacting us. We do not have a hotel at our facility, but we recommend the Hampton Inn which is nearby. Thanks and please let us know if we can help you with your visit to the Museum.