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Great collection of historic cars.

Did this visit just because there wasn't much else to do in the downtown. They have anumberof... read more

Reviewed December 15, 2018
Rick H
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Stone Creek, Ohio
a great automobile museum and refurbish merry go round

Great history center with a wonderful and one of a kind automobile museum and wonderfully rebuild... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2018
CCW711
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Solon, Ohio
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Reviewed March 6, 2018

Although it’s not very big and actually doesn’t include a lot of history about Cleveland and Ohio prior to the 1880s, it's still a good museum filled with history! The museum is mainly filled with old fashioned cars and a couple of planes; they were donated to the museum by a private collector after he died – there’s easily 100 cars in there! There’s also an old red Model T which starred in the movie The Long, Long Trailer with Lucille Ball (I Love Lucy). I ended up chatting with two security guards, Bill and Brain, and they let me sit in it and get a photo!

There’s also an area focusing on the first black mayor of Cleveland which was the first major city to elect a black man as mayor. A section of the museum also mentions 1900s history briefly and the focuses on the future. But by far the highlight for me personally out of everything exhibit wise was the DeLorean car they had on display. It’s the first car ever to roll off the production line and the only car model the DeLorean Motor Company ever made. Unfortunately there’s no flux capacitor inside, I checked!

The museum also offers a guided tour of a mansion included in the price of admission. The house was only actually lived in for 8 years and has been part of the museum for over 60 years!

The best thing in the entire museum though is the Euclid Beach Park Grand Carousel which was operational from 1910 until 1969. When the park closed in 1969, they literally tore the carousel apart and distributed the horses throughout America. In the 2000s, the museum found all of the original horses and parts of the carousel and spent 7 years restoring it to its original glory. It’s now fully operational again and lives inside the museum. Included within the admission price is two free rides on it. I haven’t been on a carousel in years! It’s so beautiful though and still fitting with the time period!

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed December 4, 2017

Very interesting place, good combination of aviation and automotive history, interest8ng to see some vehicles that you’ve only ever seen on t.v or in films. Nice rainy day activity

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Patricia D
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Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

Nice place, tied with the Cleveland history. Has the Euclid park merry go round. Cars, planes, a couple motorcycles. Political buttons, the Manson’s, look at the details in the wood work. Nice place to visit.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank fleckhunter
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

Besides the auto and air display, this museum offers a view of old Cleveland. The cars and airplanes are terrific. Then there is the old merry go round from Euclid Beach Park....which you can ride free with your admission ticket.. At the opposite side of the museum is a costume display of women's clothes from 1800-1900's. And also a wonderful room filled with the history of Ohio men who were USA Presidents...7 of them! And the stroy of the Stokes men...one of whom was our first black mayor. Do spend some time here!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 36sued
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

Wasn't sure what to expect but this museum was really cool. $10 to get in and worth a whole more. The cars on display and the information about them and them was fascinating. It is a great display of the evolution of the car over the years.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank MarcieK60
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