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Volo Auto Museum

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Address: 27582 Volo Village Rd, Volo, IL 60073-9613
Phone Number: +1 815-385-3644
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Pick the right time of year

Look on the website for weekend festivals. People bring their own old cars, guests can take a tour of the museum and grounds. Kids can run around. It's a happy atmosphere. The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Round Lake Park, Illinois
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Round Lake Park, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Look on the website for weekend festivals. People bring their own old cars, guests can take a tour of the museum and grounds. Kids can run around. It's a happy atmosphere. The TV/Movie cars will please grade school kids. Many restored cars are for sale, but guests are not allowed to touch. Enthusiasts could easily spend an hour or more... More 

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Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Have heard of this museum but never took the time to stop. Will definitely make the effort to go back. Maybe the next time I will take a driver so I can take one of the vehicles home with me - some are for sale!

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Thank BAK46
volobrian, Owner at Volo Auto Museum, responded to this review

I'm also glad you took the effort! Thank you! Things are always changing. Soon we'll be adding the Batmobile Tumbler! More 

Joliet, Illinois
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of average old cars, many for sale. Most are not "museum quality". The TV/ movie cars are average replicas. BTW, their 1966 Batmobile is NOT a "Barris original" as the museum claims repeatedly, even on this site. It is an older replica made in Canada by a guy named Don Currie. Barris was the king of BS'ers, and he... More 

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Thank Bill D
volobrian, Owner at Volo Auto Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving the review and I respect your opinions, however I do have to address the incorrect info you posted here. Our Batmobile is NOT a Don Currie "Anti Crime Roadster", we did have a Currie "Anti Crime Roadster", not "Batmobile" (Batmobile is a trademarked name) many years ago but sold the car when we got the Barris... More 

Des Plaines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the audio you stand under a cone like devise and hear the theme song of the movie also they have movies about the cars! Great little restaurant for hot dogs and pizza. The cars for sale are out of this world very vintage. Bring your camera because you'll probably have never seen such beautiful cars. Great family place... More 

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volobrian, Owner at Volo Auto Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for the great and detailed review! Those speakers are a great asset, the showrooms used to be filled with noise pollution until we discovered the sound domes which direct the sound to the specific display. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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138 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our second time at Volo. The first time I walked around and looked at the cars with him. I must admit that it was interesting. This visit I decided to shop at the antique malls. Large selection of items. There is a place to grab a snack on the property. Something for everyone.

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volobrian, Owner at Volo Auto Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! We do aim to have something for everyone, not just car lovers. More 

leo75
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went here today. Wow what a great place to spend the afternoon. This museum did not disappoint at all. So many beautiful cars. They have it all muscle cars, antique cars and cars used in tv and movies. I also want to point out we had the place practically to ourselves. So going during the week... More 

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volobrian, Owner at Volo Auto Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! Many people don't realize that were open year round daily, so we are a great get away in the middle of winter when you're looking for indoor activities too! More 

Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We really enjoyed touring this place. The cars made you fantasize about which ones you’d want in your own garage (assuming you had the resources of Jay Leno). I saw many of the original cars we owned over the last 50 years, including a few motorcycles. Lots of things for the young ‘uns, too. Although the pizza in their “diner”... More 

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volobrian, Owner at Volo Auto Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. Glad everyone was able to enjoy. I myself an not a big antiquer as well, but every time I walk through the building I always get stopped by something that grabs my attention! More 

Elgin, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Not sure how many vintage cars they have on display...hundreds I'd guess. From the models that you probably learned to drive, to antiques,one-of-a-kind and cars from the movies and TV shows. One of the collections is especially fun for the kids because its full of Disney and carton characters & their vehicles. You go from building to building, so you... More 

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volobrian, Owner at Volo Auto Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We run offers quite often plus e have special events throughout the year too, like our train rides. So be sure to check the website volocars.com to see what we'll be offering before your visit! More 

Chicago
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324 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The Dusenbergs started the trip. Some of the most beautiful cars ever made. The first thing I saw when we walked into the first building was a 1967 Camaro. This was my first car. The Ali though the five buildings was a fantastic walk through automotive history. Also seeing the one building that had the military memorabilia was outstanding. In... More 

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volobrian, Owner at Volo Auto Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I've been to Volo Auto Museum half a dozen times now, and it never fails to be a great day, especially when the weather is bad. My in-laws loved the cars from the 40's and 50's, I love the muscle cars, and my wife desperately wants a vintage Dussenberg.

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volobrian, Owner at Volo Auto Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. Happy to hear everybody had their own favorites! More 

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