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R.E. Olds Transportation Museum

240 Museum Dr, Lansing, MI 48933-1905
+1 517-372-0529
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Excellent Museum

Impressed! It doesn't look like much from the outside. The museum did a very good job of detailing... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ryan B
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Ne Ohio
Good for a brief stop

Our son is into cars (12yrs old). He likes the place but didn’t want to read the information on the... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
indydiscountdiva
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From rare vehicles like REO, Star, Durant, and Viking to classic Oldsmobiles, buggies, bicycles, aviation endeavors, trucks and engines- enjoy the excitement of transportation history! See why we are rated one of "The Ten Best Automobile Museums in the United States" exhibiting a small collection, by Car Collector Magazine.
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“on display” (10 reviews)
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240 Museum Dr, Lansing, MI 48933-1905
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+1 517-372-0529
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Impressed! It doesn't look like much from the outside. The museum did a very good job of detailing RE Olds' life. The family's personal items were displayed and in a nice order. I didn't know the Olds company made, snow throwers and lawn mowers. It...More

Thank Ryan B
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Our son is into cars (12yrs old). He likes the place but didn’t want to read the information on the cars. The place is neat to see all the history but I’ll be warn you daughters and moms will not be very happy. They have...More

1  Thank indydiscountdiva
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on way to car event in Kalamazoo. Great little museum. Informative and interesting info on Oldsmobiles and R E Olds. Was not on our way but worth the time.

Thank Ginny W
Reviewed 8 September 2017

neat museum if you're into old cars. loved all the old cars, advertising, and the old signs. Lots of history.

Thank cherscars
Reviewed 17 August 2017

As an Oldsmobile owner I never realized the name of the founder nor some of his very early models that were on display including one on loan from the Smithsonian. There were onl yfour left yet they had both a replivcan as well as one...More

Thank larrygilbert
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Spent a delightful hour and a half leisurely strolling through the RE Olds Museum with my family. They have dozens of pristine Oldsmobiles from every era. It is a feast for the eyes, without being overwhelming. Inexpensive, and WELL worth it.

Thank Greg S
LansingAutos, Manager at R.E. Olds Transportation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thanks so much for visiting and for the nice review!

Reviewed 7 August 2017

This building has a lot more to see than it looks from the outside. The history of RE Olds is very interesting. The cars and displays are fantastic. Don't miss this if you are in Lansing.

Thank UsaAmazed
LansingAutos, Manager at R.E. Olds Transportation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thanks for visiting!

Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Decided to give this place a shot and was not disappointed. All the cars and history is amazing. The price is great and there was employees walking around that gave you history about certain artifacts you find interesting. There was an old punch in clock...More

Thank Kelsey A
Reviewed 26 July 2017

This small museum in downtown Lansing was inexpensive but a little run down. There was no air conditioning and since it was a very hot and humid day we didn't stay very long. But the exhibits are very interesting, even for my daughter who was...More

1  Thank jsiculan
Reviewed 22 July 2017

My husband was involved in the Aftermarket Automobile Industry for 43 years so when we came to Lansing for a wedding, we had to visit this museum that honors the history of the Oldsmobile and REO companies. There is free parking and the cost for...More

1  Thank Maureen S
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livytwo
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Response from LansingAutos | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for the question. It is $7 for adults, $5 for seniors 65+ and students under 18 or with a college ID. Families, (two parents and up to three children under 18) $15. Hope to see you soon!
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