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Gilmore Car Museum

6865 W Hickory Rd, Hickory Corners, MI 49060-9788
+1 269-671-5089
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Wow! A Must See!

Ok, it may feel that you are in the middle of "nowhere". But this is a gem of a destination. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
768Roslyn
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Montreal, Canada
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Must See

You don't have to be a car guy / gal to enjoy the Gilmore Car Museum. The cars are almost like... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
OldBoyScoutFox
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Fairborn, Ohio
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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
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+1 269-671-5089

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ok, it may feel that you are in the middle of "nowhere". But this is a gem of a destination. The cars are gorgeous, stories are fascinating and the museum and cars are immaculate. Have a soda or an ice cream at the diner. Charming!!...More

Thank 768Roslyn
Reviewed 3 days ago

You don't have to be a car guy / gal to enjoy the Gilmore Car Museum. The cars are almost like works of art. Those in the 20's and 30's are full of chrome and in the lights they sparkle. Each car has a placard...More

Thank OldBoyScoutFox
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Tucker, Duesenbergs, Pierce Arrows, and much more. I love this collection and the various showrooms make this a great experience.

Thank Cousin_Eddie_Johnson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw an article in the Detroit Free Press how great this place is to visit. Brought grandson and grand-daughter and neither were disappointed. It was more than just cars. Was going to do a quick visit and then stayed 6 hours. Both kids loved it....More

1  Thank Dan M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are at all even remotely a car enthusiast. You have to visit the Gilmore museum. It is the best example of classic US made cars I have ever seen. It runs the gamut The top of the line luxury cars of the 1930s...More

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you enjoy classic cars. especially early vintage cars, this is as complete a museum as it gets. It is an interesting drive, watch your speed limits as you go through small middlesex, village and farms, most of all, enjoy the view! It is extraordinary!...More

Thank Wind-In-His-Hair
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a BEAUTIFUL museum located in the middle of nowhere. It was worth the 2 1/2 hours trip. The exhibitions are great and when you finish the visit, you feel great! Also, the landscape of the road is very worthwhile. The visit to this...More

Thank 922alejandrol
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

this museum is in the middle of nowhere and the best and largest car museum in the country. well worth the drive from anywhere. you wont be disappointed.

Thank Nicke153
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ever heard of a Barley or Roamer car? Did you know Kalamazoo was the "second Motor City"? Lots of eye openers here. It's been 20 years since I was first here and much has changed. In addition to the original "barns" they have built a...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was enjoyable, but after while they all looked the same. If you think your going to be seeing a lot of cars including 50 to 80's, you won't.

Thank Bob and Gayle B
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Hoosier_traveler87
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.
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bwrestlefan73
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
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luvnflorida
20 September 2016|
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Response from Tom M | Reviewed this property |
Yes - a whole building for that era
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