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Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing

13700 SW 16th Ave, Ocala, FL 34473-3970
+1 352-245-8661
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Great place to take your family!

The cars and their presentations are fantastic! But there is a much bigger story here that should... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Los Angeles, California

If you are into drag racing from the 50s up, this is the place to visit. Many cars of his and other... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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13700 SW 16th Ave, Ocala, FL 34473-3970
+1 352-245-8661
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Reviewed yesterday

The cars and their presentations are fantastic! But there is a much bigger story here that should be shared. I was overwhelmed by what an individual (Don Garlits, in this case) can achieve and accomplish in a life time, and he is in his mid-80's...More

Thank BigPlanDan
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you are into drag racing from the 50s up, this is the place to visit. Many cars of his and other stars of drag racing. He was one of my heroes in the 60's and this place was well worth the admission price.

Thank James R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always enjoy stopping here. My Dad loved it before he passed. Stepping back to the days of hot rods and fun. Lot of history and great cars

Thank David G
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a lot more on exhibit here than I realized. I took a friend from North Carolina. He was quite impressed.

Thank Sam M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome! It was so easy to get to the museum from the I-75 Exit. The antique car building is as incredible as the drag racing building. Everyone in our Family enjoyed stopping here on our drive to Tampa. Highly recommended!

Thank DaveHom1796
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are TWO mce museums here. One is for race cars, but the other is a fantastic antique museum that has much more than old cars. Definitely worth a visit. 10 miles south of Ocala on I-75 by rte 484.

Thank deepnhock
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Magnificent collection of drag racers. Our 5 year old enjoyed it—probably would have had more fun if he were a little older so he could read things himself. He’s probably about the youngest we’d take in for sheer sake of our own sanity and not...More

Thank Hoosurnurse05
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to know about drag racing this is the place to go. Everything is presented in a clean, organizated way. It has something for anyone who comes.

Thank John W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome to see all of the cars besides the drag racing. My 10 year old grandson really enjoyed. Stayed three hours and definitely going back again.

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 7 December 2017

nice cars lot to see, little on the expensive side, plenty of parking doesn't get too crowded during the weekdays

Thank bigmike12017
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3 January 2018|
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Response from Ronald E | Reviewed this property |
No charge for parking but look at his web site if you visit for private tours with Don
17 January 2017|
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Response from Donna G | Property representative |
Yes you may take photos at the Museum...we are also pet friendly as long as your pet is on a leash.
12 September 2016|
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Response from MrC386 | Reviewed this property |
Yes sir they do..