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International Towing and Recovery Museum

3315 Broad St, Chattanooga, TN 37408-3052
+1 423-267-3132
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A museum commemorating the history of the tow truck.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“hall of fame” (16 reviews)
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3315 Broad St, Chattanooga, TN 37408-3052
+1 423-267-3132
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The museum gives an excellent reminder of the innovations that this industry has accomplished in order to provide service to those who have misfortune on our country's highways and byways. Starting with very well preserved towing truck converted from Model T's to the military recovery...More

Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 22 October 2017

My son loves it and it is a cool place to visit. The only place in the world that i know that has different era tow trucks or tow trucks at all. It is worth the visit.

Thank dtrain74
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Reading reviews left me feeling folks do not full appreciate what tow trucks and drivers do. While I do not operate these vehicles, they are as important as patrol cars, fire trucks, and ambulances. As an emergency service worker, I have had too depend on...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

International Towing Museum has so much more than tow trucks. It was great to see the early "automobile ambulances" and how far they've come. The short video at the beginning was a good start, but more of an advertisement for the museum. Placards around the...More

Thank L M
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Compared to the other attractions, this is way overpriced and small! Tickets need to be half the price because even if you stretch it out, it takes about 15 minutes. They need to check the sewage pipes, the whole place smells like sewage.

Thank Pam M
Reviewed 2 October 2017

If you are interested in towing or in antique trucks, this is a great place to visit. The site is clean and well kept and has probably the largest collection of antique tow trucks in the world. Not a large museum, but definitely one with...More

Thank Mbhnm
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Overpriced. Hoped it had more to offer. We were 2 of 4 people visiting at the time. Would we recommend it, probably not.

Thank Bill V
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We had an awesome visit with my twin 5 year olds. The boys loved seeing all the different kinds of two trucks and getting to play on the two in the lobby. My husband was fascinated with the history of each of the trucks. It...More

Thank twinmuzz
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Took a fun trip from middle Georgia to Chattanooga. The Wrecker Museum was really neat stop. Looking back in time at how minimal the tools and machines were to move disabled cars/truck it makes you think, how did they do this? Having rode along with...More

Thank 1gtmom
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

This is a great museum with a lot of really great antique trucks. The museum is well located and spacious inside. The exhibits are in excellent condition and beautiful.

Thank Jack S
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