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Gilmore Car Museum

6865 W Hickory Rd, Hickory Corners, MI 49060-9788
+1 269-671-5089
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Gilmore Car Museum largest is North America

16 dollars each adult. The first very large building with other buildings attached is awesome... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2017
Connie B
Sterling Heights, Michigan
Beautiful Cars, Beautiful Grounds, Beautiful Visit

I cannot say enough about this museum. It is just excellent. It really makes for a fun... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
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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
+1 269-671-5089

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Reviewed 9 June 2017

16 dollars each adult. The first very large building with other buildings attached is awesome. These cars in such beautiful condition. So many cars. From early 1900.s until just a few in 1970's. Old cars galore with much info on them. It was a real...More

Thank Connie B
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

I cannot say enough about this museum. It is just excellent. It really makes for a fun destination. Everything is done top-notch and you can tell that no money was spared. All the buildings are beautiful, cars are incredible and the atmosphere of a small...More

Thank Travel1952
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The quality and quantity of antique cars at this museum is amazing. The staff is very friendly, knowledgeable and easy to find.. You could spend many, many hours touring the entire site. May I suggest that you visit the Midwest Miniature Museum that is located...More

Thank 132gardener
Reviewed 3 June 2017

I had read many reviews, and, since I like to read all the info about the autos, I knew I would need the 2 day ticket. Boy was I correct. I spent opening to closing on a Sunday(9hrs) and Monday(8hrs). If you enjoy looking at,...More

Thank Jim53F
Reviewed 2 June 2017

This was an unexpected find on our road trip. AS we approached this looked like a big high school campus. The museum is surrounded by open farm land. The are six or seven different buildings and several different collections. There are over 400 hundred cars...More

Thank stephenf197
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Over 400 impeccable and well documented cars in a gorgeous setting with the collections organized by brand (e.g. Lincoln, Cadillac) or by type (delivery trucks) or just by beauty. This museum is a must! Maybe out of the way for some, but a destination for...More

Thank Gloria G
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Beautiful grounds and layout for a fabulous collection of cars in a campus format. Everything is perfect to the last detail in the structures ( facades to replicate dealerships, Ford , Lincoln, Franklin), a classic diner and service station.the cars were spotless, perfectly restored dramatically...More

Thank palmerjer
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This is one of the premier museums we have visited in 48 states. The campus is huge with buildings devoted to individual car makes and types. Each display is positively first rate. I rate this in excellence with the Auborn, Cord Museum in Muncie, In....More

Thank barbaragwen270
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Worth the trip even if you are NOT a motor-head! People with an appreciation of history or design will find it fascinating. Background material provided is well researched and concise. The grounds are beautiful and immaculate. An on-site diner does not try and gouged the...More

Thank Bill K
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We visited Gilmore on the way home from Chicago last summer. We need to go back when we have a whole day. there are so many cars and so much else to see.

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25 March 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.
30 November 2016|
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Response from Skippyfrizz W | Reviewed this property |
Please come check Gilmore out, if the cars haven't been in movies, they ought to be.! I promise you will love it, the Disney Display especially ! Enjoy ! Skippyfrizz
20 September 2016|
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Response from Tom M | Reviewed this property |
Yes - a whole building for that era