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Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum

1100 N Dixie Ave, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-2534
+1 270-765-2181
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Very cool place, well done!!! A blast to visit and look at all the very cool and well maintained... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
via mobile
Great auto museum

Great stop of moving thru the area, however, Elizabethtown, KY has nothing to offer in decent food... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Timothy T
LaPorte, United States
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1100 N Dixie Ave, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-2534
+1 270-765-2181
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very cool place, well done!!! A blast to visit and look at all the very cool and well maintained vehicles, and best of all its gratis!!!

Thank Mjldly
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great stop of moving thru the area, however, Elizabethtown, KY has nothing to offer in decent food after your stop! Went looking for a simple nice sit down pizza parlor. One- even though the sign was still up was out of business for a year,...More

1  Thank Timothy T
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This museum is so elite and the models on display will take your breath away. They are high vintage and some I have never seen before. Whenever I am in the area I always ask my friends if they have been there and if they...More

Thank Nancytriker
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Swopes was everything I hoped it would be. We were greeted warmly and allowed to take all the time we wanted with each car. The museum is just the right size and not overwhelming. We had a great time and are ready to take some...More

Thank Barbie B
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful, clean, very knowledgeable regarding each car. Very passionate about the cars and the history of not only the cars but the family. Mr. & Mrs. Swope. If it wasn't for their passion we wouldn't be able to enjoy seeing them. And paying it forward...More

Thank 1dianaMarie
Reviewed 8 December 2016

The facility is located among the Swope auto dealerships. it is a very nice facility. There is no admission charge. A lady and man that worked there were extremely friendly and helpful. She advised that Mr. Swope started collecting years ago. If I correctly recall...More

Thank dhcsmc321
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

This is an Exquisite venue for vintage cars. The Curator was personable knowledgeable and Mr. Swope's, who. owns these vehicles, is generous and sharing them with the public. They are documented and storied. This is a free museum. No memorabilia to buy nothing to spend...More

Thank Joan Z
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We arrived the first day of reduced winter hours so only had about 55 minutes till they closed at 4:00 PM EST. :( Poor planning on our part as the displayed vehicles are beautiful, have unique histories of acquisition details, etc. on nice signage by...More

Thank Larry H
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

This is a must-see for any car lover that is near Elizabethtown, KY. Great cars, all in perfect shape. The host of our (free!) tour was Shannon (pictured on the right), who knows a lot about each car and its history and treated us like...More

Thank RicardoS1
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

This is a must see when your in Ky. Nice and clean. Curator knows the cars and their history. Our grandson had fun and took alot of pictures.

Thank Jerry S
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Mary R
Is there an admission charge
27 June 2016|
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Helen S
Is the museum handicapped assessable?
24 September 2015|
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Response from NHTraveler1312 | Reviewed this property |
I do not think you would have a problem, well worth a visit..