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Elmer's Auto & Toy Museum

W903 Elmers Rd, Fountain City, WI 54629-7715
+1 608-687-7221
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If you enjoy looking at old cars and toys this is your place

The trip to Fountain City is worth the trip in itself. The country side is stunning. There are... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2014
epazota
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Minnesota
Great Memories. . .

Elmer's will def take you back in time!! LOTS to see and alil history from the owner if you're... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2013
ddwess
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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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See muscle cars, antique and classic cars, along with motorcycles, bicycles, wagons, over 125 pedal tractors, over 500 pedal cars, hundreds of antique dolls, and thousands of antique toys dating as far back as the 1800's. This collection includes cast-iron, pressed steel, tin wind-ups, Japanese tin, and battery operated toys. Toys are from the USA, Canada, Germany, England, Argentina, and France. We are open two weekends a month starting the weekend of Mother's Day. We are open 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on those days. Admission prices are $8 for adults, $7 for seniors (65+), and $4 for students (6-17). (Children under 6 are free.) We also offer refreshments (ice cream, pop, chips, candy, etc.) in the house. Everyone is welcome to come on any of the dates we are open. We also cater to tour buses, car and truck clubs, and other groups that wish to make special arrangements in advance. Please call for more information. THE FOLLOWING DATES ARE WHAT WE HAVE LEFT OF OUR 2014 SEASON: July 4, 5, and 6 **SPECIAL** - Come celebrate the 4th with us! - Vintage tractors on display this weekend. See many vintage tractors from the 1930's, 40's, 50's, and more! July 19 and 20 - Wisconsin's "Best Kept Secret" - Come and see the largest museum of its kind in the Midwest Aug 2 and 3 - Stay the weekend in Fountain City. We have some of the most unique places to stay and the best dining establishments in the country. Aug 16 and 17 - Visit us now and stay the whole day. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the most spectacular view. Aug 30, 31 and Sept 1 **SPECIAL** - Bluegrass music by "Cedar Valley" beginning at 1:00pm on Monday, Sept. 1 - Enjoy a tour of the museum this weekend and then visit the Lion's Club Farm Fest for good food, music, and fun on Saturday and Sunday Sept 13 and 14 - Senior Citizen Weekend! *Discount and free refreshments for all senior citizens* Sept 27 and 28 **SPECIAL** - Vintage race cars on display. Visit with some of the local "Older" and "Newer" drives and crews. - See the #8 Monte Carlo Race Car previously driven by Dale Earnhardt Jr. Oct 4 and 5 - Enjoy the beauty of the spectacular autumn colors seen high above the Mississippi River Valley. This is one of the most spectacular views along the river. Oct 11 and 12 - Come and see the unbelievable collection of cars, cycles, dolls, toys, pedal tractors, pedal cars, and airplanes, antique tools, and much more! Oct 18 and 19 - This is our last weekend of 2014. Thanks for a great year! See you in 2015!
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W903 Elmers Rd, Fountain City, WI 54629-7715
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

The trip to Fountain City is worth the trip in itself. The country side is stunning. There are many signs to find your way out of the city to find Elmer's Museum. Elmer greets you as you arrive. One dollar less if you are over...More

1  Thank epazota
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Reviewed 25 July 2013

Elmer's will def take you back in time!! LOTS to see and alil history from the owner if you're lucky! All kinds of collections to see and bring memories back when you 'owned' or used or see alot of. . .

1  Thank ddwess
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Reviewed 14 June 2013

This was one of the stops on the 2nd Annual Walleye 1000 Vintage Rally, two day, 500+ mile drive for vintage sports cars. This was absolutely one of the highlights of the trip. Elmer himself greeted us, took our $8 and explained how to walk...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2013

This is a great place to see yesteryear. Just the collection of toy cars, the riding kind, is fantastic. You can't absorb it all in one trip. Take at least 3-4 trips.

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Reviewed 5 May 2013

Many car clubs end up here because of the great roads and scenery.This is a fantastic, man's lifetime collection (it looks like several lifetimes) of cars and all things mechanical and antiques and building after building of "stuff"- very valuable stuff, I might add. What...More

1  Thank Bob K
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Reviewed 24 January 2013

Unbelievable. Millions of dollars in vintage autos, motorcycles and pedal toys. Situated on the top of the tallest bluff on the Mississippi River, so even the view is worth the trip.

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Reviewed 25 August 2012

You have to drive through a junkyard to get to it, but don’t be fooled—this is a real museum. Three buildings filled with cars of all ages and styles. Over 700 kids’ pedal cars, again of all ages and styles. Bikes, motor scooters and motorcycles....More

2  Thank travelingj0urnalist
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barbdolls
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Response from Bernadette D | Property representative |
We are open 2 weekends a month from May to October. Please call 608 687 7221 for mor information. Thank you for your interest!
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