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“Towing Museum Chattanooga TN”

International Towing and Recovery Museum
Ranked #26 of 148 things to do in Chattanooga
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A museum commemorating the history of the tow truck.
chattanooga
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Towing Museum Chattanooga TN”
Reviewed November 26, 2013


The International Towing Museum seems on the surface as such an unlikely destination but I must say that I think that most will find it interesting and fun. Chattanooga has been described (by some) as the place where commercial wreckers were first manufactured. There are lots of wreckers from the beginning to the present to give visitors a sense of the evolution and development of commercial towing vehicles. This attraction may not be for everyone but I think that it's a cool destination.

Visited July 2013
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ATlanta
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Unique”
Reviewed October 23, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

At first, I was unsure about what a ripoff this couldbe. But, it was very well done and had a lost to see. Well worth the admission. I suggest you stop by

Visited August 2013
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White, Georgia
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Towing disappointment”
Reviewed October 20, 2013

This museum is not all that it is supposed to be. It might have had 20 tow trucks if that. Our kids which are 8 and 6 didn't enjoy it except for the little tow truck that the kids could operate.

Visited October 2013
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2 Thank Tabitha M
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Summerdale, Alabama
Level 5 Contributor
73 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Very interesting”
Reviewed October 20, 2013

There is a lot of information available at the museum.

For people who enjoy mechanical stuff, this is the place to visit. Many restored trucks and stories about towing and rescues.

Lots of history, and very documented.

Good for kids through seniors.

Visited July 2013
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Hendersonville, North Carolina
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Really interesting”
Reviewed October 18, 2013

I guess I never thought about these wonderful people who put their lives on the line in the Towing and Recovery business. This museum exhibits awesome vehicles and shares their wonderful stories. A must see in Chattanooga

Visited September 2013
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