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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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Nice cars

We enjoyed checking out this museum. We took a Challenger for a test drive too. Loved talking with... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Janet O
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FREE AND AMAZING!!!!

Totally where the stop! Self-guided or informative Tour from the nicest people ever. Miss Shannon... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Laurel H
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"... a wonderful collection, and it's FREE! Thank you" a recent visitor. The Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum features vehicles ranging from the early 1900's to the 1960's in a variety of makes and models in both original condition and restored condition. After years of planning and nine months of construction, Swope`s Cars of Yesteryear opened in May 1999. The collection consists of sixty magnificent machines of the past, all museum quality. These are exciting automobiles that stir memories of long ago days when motoring was a fun-filled adventure. Our museum allows car fans and collectors to admire the progression of automobiles over time. Our collection includes antique cars like the 1914 Model T and the 1925 Pierce Arrow to classics like the 1969 Chevrolet Camaro and the 1956 Thunderbird.
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1100 N Dixie Ave, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-2534
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed checking out this museum. We took a Challenger for a test drive too. Loved talking with the gentleman who worked there. Cool there was a 1969 Camaro from Minnesota, my home state. Sorry to hear of the owners passing.

Thank Janet O
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Totally where the stop! Self-guided or informative Tour from the nicest people ever. Miss Shannon was awesome!!!! With six kids it can be really difficult to find a place like this that doesn't look at you like you're a horrible person when you bring little...More

Thank Laurel H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking into Swope's cars of yesteryear is like taking a trip back in time. If these car's could talk! The staff is very friendly and helpful, and the best part? It is completely FREE! Great way to spend an hour or two.

Thank Jenn_Nashvegas
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My jaw dropped as we walked through the doors. They had some of the most beautiful cars I have ever seen. They also had the cars spaced so you could walk around every one of them and get pictures from any angle you wanted. Many...More

Thank cheryl h
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

You should not miss this is you love cars. The hostess is delightful and she is a wealth of information about Mr. and Mrs. Swope and their collection of cars. You can tell that she really admired the Swope's and she loves the cars.

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

The staff was very welcoming and knowledgeable. The lady who was working was kind enough to take us around the entire museum telling us stories about each car. It's completely free to visit and about anyone will find at least one of the stories interesting....More

Thank Spencer M
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Since I was in the area why not stop by Swope’s to see a fine collection of classic cars all for the total sum of $0. Here are all these unique and vintage cars in mint condition just outside of downtown E-town to see for...More

Thank jgbtravels
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Extremely nice car collection. Many cars from the early 1900's. All of them in mint conditon. It's completely free. The lady there is very friendly, and very knowledgeable about the cars and the Swope family history. Would highly recommend this museum to anyone interested in...More

Thank Craig T
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

If you're into cars then be sure to visit. Many classic and rare finds here. Well preserved. And its all free to see.

Thank kodiak72
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

I watch automobile auctions every chance I get. I've seen many,many different types of classic car and yet I saw models here that I didn't even know existed! If you're a car nut, Swopes is a must see!!!!

Thank chevrod1962
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americanchick2018
14 March 2018|
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Response from kodiak72 | Reviewed this property |
Depends on your level of interest. 10 minutes if just walking through or a good hour or more if really interested.
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Mary R
27 June 2016|
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Response from ahcanupp | Reviewed this property |
Free!!
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Helen S
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Response from NHTraveler1312 | Reviewed this property |
I do not think you would have a problem, well worth a visit..
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