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“no photos policy a big letdown” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Fort Lauderdale Antique Car Museum

Fort Lauderdale Antique Car Museum
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: This museum is a reproduction of a Packard showroom from the 1920s. On display are 22 Packard motor cars from the 1900s to the 1940s, all in full working order. Among them, are Roadsters with compartments for golf clubs, a doctor's coupe with a compartment for his medical bag, and a 1929 645 Dual Cowl Phaeton that can self-lubricate its chassis as it drives along the road.
sydney
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“no photos policy a big letdown”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2013

As a packard enthusiast who was visiting from australia I was extremely excited by the collection of fine vehicles on offer but extremely disappointed that this auto museum doesn't allow photography in order to protect it's intellectual property. they actually just want to try and sell you an overpriced brochure featuring the museums vehicles for an extra twenty five bucks after paying for admission.

Visited March 2013
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“A Hidden Gem”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2013

After years of traveling to Ft Lauderdale, we finally found this terrific museum and plan to go again. The cars were from the 1920's and up and in tip top condition. The video was informative and the staff took time to answer questions. You can spend an hour or more enjoying the history of the automobile. Don't miss it.

Visited June 2012
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Boston, Mass.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Fantastic Packard collection”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2013

Great selection of antique Packard vehicles surrounded by auto travel memorabilia. The movie (a TV documentary, I guess) tells the history of Packard but the interviews in it are uninformative (e.g., "this car was really unique and innovative" ... but no explanation of why!). Definitely worth a stop!

Visited March 2013
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New York City, New York
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“Cars of interest”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2013

An overwhelming amount of movie-history related automobiles theft might be fun for teenagers and frequent movie buffs. Great classic cars from the way I remember (they don't make them like that anymore nostalgia, and that is for the better, planet wise)
A bit pricey for my taste, however the layout is easy to follow.
Since there are not many if any museums like that in our area it is well worth seeing.

Visited February 2013
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Fort lauderdale
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“Packard automobile fans delight”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2013

This private auto museum contains a collection of antique automobiles, especially many fine, old Packards, The layout is a recreation of memorabilia and the cars are in beautiful shape. A must for car buffs.

Visited April 2012
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