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Gilmore Car Museum

6865 W Hickory Rd, Hickory Corners, MI 49060-9788
+1 269-671-5089
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Hands down the absolute very best car museum

A friend and neighbor recommended the Gilmore. So when we planned a trip to Kalamazoo and Battle... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
RayB621
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Columbus, Ohio
A Not Miss For Car Enthusiasts!

Well, if you like automobiles (aka cars), then you will love the Gilmore Car Museum. There are no... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
gatzbyllc
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Chicago, Illinois
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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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Reviewed 3 days ago

A friend and neighbor recommended the Gilmore. So when we planned a trip to Kalamazoo and Battle Creek Michigan to do some ancestral detective work, we planned to go here too. It is really hard to find the right words to explain how wonderful this...More

Thank RayB621
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Well, if you like automobiles (aka cars), then you will love the Gilmore Car Museum. There are no words to describe the experience. There are so many buildings and rooms, my wife and I couldn't see it all in one day. The best room is...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were heading back to Michigan after a function in Illinois. We were all a little disappointed in it, and without going into any specifics, we were all joking about how we could salvage our weekend and make it worth the six hour drive!! That’s...More

1  Thank Linducce
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband asked to go here long before we left Arizona. He'd heard collections were world class. Gilmore lived up to expectations. Terrific buildings and fixtures. Great historic context was expressed in photos and exhibits. Excellent docents spiced up our self guided tour. To illustrate...More

Thank Elizabeth T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very reasonable admission fee ($14) to get in. When you enter and pay they give you a map of the area and all the building where the cars and motorcycles are located. There's even an little throw back diner to grab a bite to eat....More

Thank Tom45030
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Extensive car museum with very reasonable price ($14 per adult). They also have car shows most weekends that bring out a ton of extra cars. So much history. We really enjoyed our visit!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an excellent museum for car fans. Something for everyone from muscle cars to rare and vintage vehicles. Knowledgeable staff are present to help guide you through the collection. We will definitely come back. An excellent find for sure

Thank Jeff B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited yesterday with 35 friends, everyone enjoyed the tour through the designated buildings. The cars are beautifully displayed and look awesome...The staff were very informative and knowledgeable about the vehicles...Also, if you have the time, they have placards in front of most of the...More

1  Thank lupo2390
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow!!! We came to see the Model A museum as we own one - but we got so much more! The Gilmore car collection is unbeatable! Franklins, Fords, Cadillacs, and so much more from the late 1800’s to present. So much to see and so...More

Thank Karen L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I think this might be my favorite museum. Not really into cars but I thoroughly enjoyed the entire museum! Lovely buildings holding pristine cars of old. Fantastic way to spend a day! Easy to see. Small verbiage next to exhibits so you learn a little...More

Thank shari w
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travelmanMichigan
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yes plenty off places to sit
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