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“A great piece of American history”

America On Wheels Museum
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US$10.00*
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Ranked #2 of 42 things to do in Allentown
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed September 2, 2017

As this is an indoor museum and specific in what it exhibits, it makes for a great rainy day activity. Whether you're an avid car fan or would like to learn about American automotive history, this museum has a lot to offer. Places like this seem to be easily overlooked by those not seeking this specific type of entertainment, but it was indeed an uncommon experience that stands out as a unique memory among other attractions in Allentown. Plus the staff were friendly and showed passion for the exhibits and the history of the museum.

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"old cars"
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"classic cars"
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"mack trucks"
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"hub cap"
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"car buff"
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"on display"
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"great displays"
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"loves cars"
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"automotive history"
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"lehigh valley"
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"two floors"
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Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

We loved this today, great value for money. Picked up a coupon in the front door area and got but one get one free.

The staff is friendly, and the cars are worth photographing

There's an old soda shop as well but it was sadly closed when we visited.

Great place to go to get out of the rain or other unwelcome weather. All indoors.

1  Thank Joshua S
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Reviewed August 12, 2017

Not a huge museum, but the restored vintage vehicles are fabulous. They've been meticulously and painstakingly restored to their original splendor, and are absolutely fabulous. Definitely worth a visit!

1  Thank Paul S
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Linda M, Manager at America On Wheels Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2017

Thanks for visiting us at America On Wheels. Stay tuned for an upcoming exhibit change in October and also a surprise display in September in our main lobby. We're always changing for our visitor's enjoyment. Travel safely. Treasure the day!

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Reviewed August 11, 2017

If you went once you may want to go again! They change some of the cars on the upper floor every so often. If you went a year ago, you didn't see the new ones they brought in! A good number of these cars are on loan, so they take some out and bring others in. I think they make changes every 6 months or so.

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Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

As we drove through Allentown I thought where in the world a we going? Not such a great neighborhood but the parking was plentiful. Handicap accessible with an elevator to travel to the 2nd floor. Cars Trucks Muscle Cars Fire Engines and Race Cars. So much to see and learn. The vehicles along with a Tractor Trailer and Antiques Cars was a great and varied static display. Hungry head up to the Hub Cap Cafe. I am sure Fonzie at there. Hot Dogs and Milkshakes. My malt was just as tasty as in the good old days. Take a drive you will throughly enjoy your visit. Holiday Train display to come!

Thank Wendy M
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