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R.E. Olds Transportation Museum

240 Museum Dr, Lansing, MI 48933-1905
+1 517-372-0529
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Family visit.

My 86 year old father was visiting from Florida, and we wanted to have a nice outing for him, but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Greg S
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Holt, Michigan
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Great Museum and Gift Shop

You will need about 1:30 to view the exhibits and spend a little time reading signs. Lots of... read more

Reviewed March 18, 2018
CLRD4TO
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Stuart, FL
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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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  • Average9%
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240 Museum Dr, Lansing, MI 48933-1905
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+1 517-372-0529
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"on display"
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"nice collection"
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"well worth the visit"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 86 year old father was visiting from Florida, and we wanted to have a nice outing for him, but one without too much walking. The RE Olds Museum was perfect. Not only did the beautiful old cars on display thrill him, but the compact...More

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Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

You will need about 1:30 to view the exhibits and spend a little time reading signs. Lots of original vehicles. Might not hold youngsters attention as long as adults.

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Reviewed March 11, 2018

I have been going here off and on for over 20 years. Of course growing up in Oldsmobile family and current owner of two Oldsmobiles, It's hard not to be impartial. The museum offers R.E.O. vehicles and mowers. Along with Fisher Body items. Great place...More

1  Thank Pat R
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Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

This museum does s great job on looking into the life of RE Olds. They have a great selection of cars and many of his personal items. I would recommend a visit as he was a major part of automobile history.

1  Thank Gregory T
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Reviewed February 5, 2018

This is a surprisingly good gem in touring Lansing if you are interested in the history of Oldsmobile (or the car industry as a whole) and some spectacular samples of vintage cars back to the 1800s as well as more modern vehicles. Well worth the...More

1  Thank Mark C
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Lots of very interesting cars, from the very late 1800s to to the early 2000s. Very good story about R. E. Olds and his contributions to the automotive industry

1  Thank CAB1236
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Reviewed January 7, 2018

This is the first time in a few years I have been there and enjoyed coming back. If your a Oldsmoble fan then you will enjoy this Museum full of car history. Check out their website for more info and pics of some of the...More

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Reviewed December 12, 2017

I visited the R.E. Olds Transportation Museum in October 2017 during a visit to Lansing. The museum staff were very helpful in answering questions about the museum and the museum has a variety of cars to look at from all different decades of the 20th...More

1  Thank SETraveler2012
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LansingAutos, Manager at R.E. Olds Transportation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2017

Thanks so much for visiting and for the review!

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Reviewed October 26, 2017

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

1  Thank Ryan B
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Reviewed October 13, 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

3  Thank indydiscountdiva
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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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