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Early Ford V-8 Foundation & Museum

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Beautiful collection of vintage Fords - Not quite ready for prime time.

Lynn and I recently toured the Early Ford V-8 Museum which is in a beautiful new building on the... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
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The Museum is still in the process of adding a major amount of displays but it already is... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Lynn and I recently toured the Early Ford V-8 Museum which is in a beautiful new building on the Kruse Museum & Expo grounds. We weren’t quite sure that the museum was open, but Josh, the Executive Director eventually greeted us at the door. There...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Radiohutch
Reviewed 29 October 2018

The Museum is still in the process of adding a major amount of displays but it already is fantastic. Josh, the Executive Director, I think figured out I wasn't a "motor head" and went to great lengths to explain the treasures within the Museum. He...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank irishsue70
Reviewed 9 October 2018

This will be a national treasure when it opens in May. We had a sneak peak and private tour from the Director. Thanks again Joshua. I can't wait to come back and see the final product in May 2019.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank J8703YMcharlesb
Reviewed 19 September 2018

A nice stop with lots of information on Fords. Nice gift shop with a kinds of goodies for the Ford collector.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Randi L
Reviewed 24 September 2017

The collection was very well displayed and when the addition is complete it will be even more impressive. The curator was really helpful answering questions, offering suggestions and making sure your experience was the best it could be.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Diane L
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We enjoyed the museum with all of the ford goodies. They did a good job and the staff told us about the expansion of the building. My son works for ford in Atlanta and he will get a kick of the then and now of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Penny F
Reviewed 25 June 2017

I have owned Fords all of my years of driving and this was a real treat to see the older Ford designs. I would recommend this museum to everyone passing through Auburn, Indiana. it is worth the time and the money to visit.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Super nice museum, cars and trucks are top of the line. The old school bus was a highlight as one of our group is a school bus driver.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank 2016RG
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Do not miss this car museum! Josh is the director and was onsite which enhanced our visit. This museum is cars, memorabilia and advertising which creates a comprehensive picture of the V-8 era. It is well done and continues to grow..make it a stop on...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank dietzmi2016
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Phenomenal museum! Executive Director Joshua Conrad is knowledgeable and enthusiastic. We highly recommend and we look forward to a return visit after their planned expansion is complete.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Sandra M
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