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Gilmore Car Museum

6865 W Hickory Rd, Hickory Corners, MI 49060-9788
+1 269-671-5089
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great place to see

well kept buildings and beautiful property. Any car enthusiast would love this place. Lots to see... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tamera W
Vicksburg, Michigan, United States
Wonderful Day

My husband and I went and were amazed at the cars, beautifully displayed and restored. This place... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
DeWitt, Michigan
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The ever expanding Gilmore Car Museum, hailed as one of the Top Five car museums in the nation, features over nearly extraordinary cars and motorcycles from all eras. The Automotive Heritage Center (about 150 vehicles) is Open daily year-round. The outdoor park-like campus of historic buildings (including 1930s gas station, working 1940s diner and several exhibit sturctures)are open April - Novemember.Museum exhibits range from cars of the 1890s to the classic Duesenberg, the elusive 1948 Tucker, to the muscle cars of the ‘60s and ‘70s. Located just off M-43 at Hickory Road near Hickory Corners (20 minutes northeast of Kalamazoo, MI)
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6865 W Hickory Rd, Hickory Corners, MI 49060-9788
+1 269-671-5089

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Reviewed yesterday

well kept buildings and beautiful property. Any car enthusiast would love this place. Lots to see. Summer car show is huge and you can easily spend all day there.

Thank Tamera W
Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I went and were amazed at the cars, beautifully displayed and restored. This place is truly a hidden gem.

Thank SharieN_13
Reviewed 5 days ago

The collection of cars is simply amazing with the number of pre-WW II cars that are beautifully restored. The barns that hold many of the vehicles on display are also interesting in their own right. Plan a full day to see most of the cars...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Gilmore Auto Museum is an amazing look into the history of the car. All the cars are beautifully restored, and there are the hood ornaments, the ads, the toy cars, and so much more. The food in the diner is good and reasonably priced. This...More

Thank Dodiew423
Reviewed 1 week ago

I attended the museum about 12 years ago and it was very nice. This summer my wife, son and I, made a return visit. Much has changed and now it is a great interesting adventure. A real must see if you have most of a...More

Thank Roger S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have been to the Gilmore a number of times for car shows. When we were dating and engaged, each time we went we said it would be a great place for a wedding. In September we had our wedding reception at...More

Thank aeverhart
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an awesome place to go if U love old cars!!! So many too see and the barns where they are are wonderfully redone, Friendly people and great time!!

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Newer, always being added to, continual weekend vehicle shows! Open year round! Website:GilmoreCarMuseum.org Visiting SW Michigan? plan a visit here, especially if you love old vehicles! It is built on 90 acres acquired by Donald &Genevieve Gilmore. He was a car collector and she encouraged...More

Thank Sewnut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an amazing surprise to us!! This is a campus like setting with many different buildings showing different varieties of cars. They have the very first car ever built, the ONLY 1939 BUICK DUAL COWL PHAETON EVER BUILT plus a fantastic display of over...More

Thank Ron C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great place to spend a few hours with my family. My 20 year old son, who's not really a "car guy" went and he had a great time walking through the barns looking at all the old cars. My daughter found her...More

Thank rathrbcruisin
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25 March 2017|
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Response from Kzoopera | Reviewed this property |
The closest nice hotels are Comfort in in Plainwell and Quality Inn in Battle Creek. Both are about 15 miles away.
1 December 2016|
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Response from Skippyfrizz W | Reviewed this property |
Please come check Gilmore out, if the cars haven't been in movies, they ought to be.! I promise you will love it, the Disney Display especially ! Enjoy ! Skippyfrizz
20 September 2016|
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Response from Tom M | Reviewed this property |
Yes - a whole building for that era