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Gilmore Car Museum

6865 W Hickory Rd, Hickory Corners, MI 49060-9788
+1 269-671-5089
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Very Impressed! You will be, too.

Visited with my daughter's family. Very, very impressed!!! Gilmore Car Museum is spacious on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kal-Traveler
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Kalamazoo, MI
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This was something my husband jokingly said was on his bucket list so I got us tickets and we both... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rose K
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Hudsonville, 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
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+1 269-671-5089
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited with my daughter's family. Very, very impressed!!! Gilmore Car Museum is spacious on expansive grounds which are well maintained. Staff is knowledgeable, friendly, helpful. What a collection of so many models and ages of automobiles. Cars are in immaculate condition and you'll have unlimited...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was something my husband jokingly said was on his bucket list so I got us tickets and we both enjoyed it very much. We did this in March so there were some areas not open but we were very impressed with all the cars...More

Thank Rose K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A spectacular collection of Americana automotive and automotive related history - likely not duplicated anywhere else. It would seem impossible to add any additional favorable comments to the dozens already submitted, and shared by earlier visitors. This is an absolutely must see museum, even if...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Cars were part of everyday life for me growing up in Flint. Buicks and Chevrolets rolled off the assembly lines and onto transport trucks every day. Years went by after I moved away. Now those brand-new cars are classics from the past. My interest was...More

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Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

We had a really good time here. The exhibits were all nicely displayed and the cars were awesome. We can't wait to go back in the summer when more buildings are open.

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Reviewed March 13, 2018

We really enjoyed viewing all of the cars and car related items here. They have a nice gift shop, too. There was a lot to see and we spent all day there. Al & Sally's Blue Moon Cafe was great, too. We enjoyed the old-time...More

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Reviewed March 6, 2018

From the moment you walk in, you can notice there is a lot to see! My boyfriend loved this place. We were both able to learn a lot through this visit. Because of the season, there were some parts of the museum that were closed...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

We happened on the Gilmore Car Museum while traveling north in Michigan on the way to Traverse City. We were so impressed because there was so much to see with multiple buildings. The cars are in immaculate condition and not a speck of dust anywhere....More

Thank Ann S
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Reviewed February 7, 2018

Hubby and darling daughter are both big car fans. Me not so much, so when they suggested going to the Gilmore Car Museum, I wasn't exactly thrilled. I should have been. This place is fabulous. It's kind of in the middle of nowhere, and looks...More

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Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

I walked away from this place in awe. It’s amazing to see car after car on display in mint condition. It’s kind of cool how it’s separated by style, design, era. Plus some touring exhibits too. There are so many cars, they are truly bumper...More

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travelmanMichigan
March 18, 2018|
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Response from garbo63 | Reviewed this property |
Depends how much you like cars. Any where from a couple hours to half a day. Just depends on you.
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jangbe
February 23, 2018|
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Response from Brian H | Reviewed this property |
I see you have an answer already but I wanted you to know that the place is really awesome if you like beautiful old cars. We took our grandsons that are 6 and 9 years old. The 9 year old enjoyed it but the 6 year old got... More
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Hoosier_traveler87
March 25, 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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