10 Best Attraction for Car Lovers

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10. Petersen Automotive Museum

This LA The museum's collection encompasses over 300 vehicles of all types – including a Batmobile.

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9. Antique Automobile Club of America Museum

The AACA Museum celebrates the automobile through a series of vintage cars on display and interactive exhibits covering cars, motorcycles and other automobiles from the 1890s to the 1980s.

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8. The Revs Institute

The automobiles showcased at the Revs Institute in Naples are among the most important and rarest built, almost all meticulously restored to peak operational condition.

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7. Mullin Automotive Museum

This privately owned automobile in Oxnard, California showcases the personal collection of philanthropist Peter W. Mullin, with a focus on French coachbuilders.

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6. America’s Car Museum

America’s Car Museum celebrates the automobile with a collection of some 250 vehicles spanning more than a century of automotive history, as well as another 100 automobiles on loan from private collections.

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5. Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum

This museum in Philadelphia celebrates “The Spirit of Competition” with a collection of more than 65 historically significant cars, ranging from Ferrari and Bugatti to Corvette and Ford.

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4. Museum of American Speed

This Nebraska museum showcases history-making cars, from Indy 500 racers to one of the world’s largest collections of exotics. Exhibits cover engines, toys, pedal cars and driving safety.

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3. Gilmore Car Museum

The Gilmore Car Museum in Hickory Corners features more than 400 cars and motorcycles from many different eras of automotive history.

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2. Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum

A quarter million people pass through the doors of this Birmingham museum each year to enjoy the collection of some 1,600 vintage motorcycles, of which around 890 are on display at any given time.

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1. National Corvette Museum

Here automobile enthusiasts will find a collection of more than 80 Corvettes in period settings alongside numerous interactive exhibits.

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