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Mount Dora Museum Of Speed

206 N Highland St, Mount Dora, FL 32757-5728
+1 352-385-0049
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Hidden Museum Gem-Don't Let the Name Keep You From Visiting

In my desire to visit Mount Dora, wanted to keep hubby happy so chose this Museum...so glad I did... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
LBG8ator
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Rockledge, Florida
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In the neighborhood

I only live about 8 blocks away but had never previously stopped in. There's a whole lot to see... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
flalb2
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Mount Dora, Florida
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We hope these photos will help give you a peek at the inside this private Museum. Your visit here is a chance to 'take a Dejavu trip' through Time, walk through our 7,000 sq. ft. facility, and enjoy some of America's Finest Classic American Muscle Cars, Collectible Foreign Cars like Porsche and sometimes Ferrari."Professional" Cars (Hearse & Ambulance),and lo-mile Old-Timers from the 30's-40's-50's, '66-'67 Shelby's, Mid-Year Vette's, Cobra's, Classic Trucks,Ford Woodie, and occasionally a 'Rat Rod'~ all make appearances here. Antiques for sale in the Gift Shoppe. Experience a HUGE 50+ Year collection of NEON Signs, Vintage Porcelain Advertising Signs, Gas Pumps, Air Towers, Jukeboxes, Cola Machines, and Pedal Cars/Strollers & 1/4 & FULL Midget Race Cars. There's even a display of Autographed Guitars w/Backstage Passes from famous 'Rockers' & Country Artists: including Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Aerosmith, Ozzy Ozbourne, Bon Jovi, The Rolling Stones' Ron Wood, Don Henley & His group, Billy Ray Cyrus, Graham Nash, George Thorogood, Chicago, Member's of the '99 Lollapalooza Tour, Montgomery & Gentry, & Chet Atkins,Madonna's Autographed underpants, and the entire Cast Signed, Guitar from A&E TV's "Pawn Stars" including 'ChumLee' & the "Old Man", plus a new display on TV's "Duck Dynasty" featuring Taxidermy! Plus, see Brooke Burke Autographed Guitar (former: "Dancing w/The Stars"). We also added for the Ladies; Unique Mannequin's with Period Dress covering the 40's-50's-60's: Airline Stewardess/Pilot, Drive-In Girl on Skates,Vintage Gilmore Race Driver, Texaco Attendant, Hippie 'Groupie',Greyhound Bus Driver,and Ambulance Attendant & Nurse, recently added: 4 'working' 50's Black & White TV's with original programs! There is so much to see: Most folks circulate the Museum several times. We even added a 1952 Alan Herschell vintage Amusement Ride called "Sky Raiders" on the ceiling![ Please note:Due to damage not covered by insurance we do not permit ANY camera's with removable lenses]. Small cameras & i.phone cameras are welcome. This is an Adult Museum, No Children under 14. By far, The Most Fun Hour+ you can spend in Mt.Dora. Call 1st for Sat. Hours as we sometimes close to attend Car Shows elsewhere.
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 15:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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206 N Highland St, Mount Dora, FL 32757-5728
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In my desire to visit Mount Dora, wanted to keep hubby happy so chose this Museum...so glad I did. It's much more than cars, although they were a delight, too. Small place, but packed with not only priceless cars, but the memorabilia brings back so...More

Thank LBG8ator
BentleyBoy, Owner at Mount Dora Museum Of Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi LBG8ator ! I'm glad you enjoyed your visit so much... and triple glad you sought out The Frog & Monkey Pub and Lakeside Inn, as recommended. This is a great town to visit and I hope to see you again soon. Thanks for taking...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I only live about 8 blocks away but had never previously stopped in. There's a whole lot to see stuffed into a relatively small space. I enjoyed the visit.More

Thank flalb2
BentleyBoy, Owner at Mount Dora Museum Of Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks 'flalb2' for dropping by. I enjoyed meeting you. Wow, "eight blocks away"....It's kind of like living near the Ocean and never going to the Beach, LOL. We have 25 cars on the floor so, adding thousand's of Antiques and Petrolina, with walkways, makes for...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017

We had a wonderful morning enjoying this museum and speaking with the owner today. The museum is way more than amazing cars. There is so much memorabilia to see that we made two loops around his displays. His collections of various types brought back childhood...More

Thank Debbie R
BentleyBoy, Owner at Mount Dora Museum Of Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Hi 'DebbieR' Thanks so much for visiting with me. We're glad you enjoyed your DeJaVu Trip back in time. Look forward too seeing you next time you're in town. Kerry Bogard

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I took my boyfriend here for his birthday, since vintage cars are his "thing". I didn't expect to enjoy myself as much as he did! From floor to ceiling, the museum is chock full of memorabilia and just really, really cool stuff (and oh yeah,...More

Thank KPizer
BentleyBoy, Owner at Mount Dora Museum Of Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Hi 'KPizer' We are so glad you enjoyed it. I hired "Vince (car fanatic) to act as a 'Tour Guide' when I can't get out of my office. We Love to see the 'ladies happy' as we added so many displays just for them. The...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is a must see for any serious auto enthusiast or memorabilia buff. I always enjoy our periodic visits to the Museum of Speed/Dream cars and look forward to the new exhibits and stunning automobiles. The owner Kerry is a delightful tour guide with an...More

Thank Boomer1981
BentleyBoy, Owner at Mount Dora Museum Of Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Hey 'Boomer9181' Thank you for your Kind Review. I always enjoy seeing you and yours. Thanks so much for the time to write this up. Kerry Bogard

Reviewed 10 April 2017

My husband is a car guy so we visited Mount Dora Museum of Speed. There were several interesting cars there but also a lot of other fascinating Americana objects. Other stand outs were the I Love Lucy section, Drive In diner tribute, and a replica...More

1  Thank the_Zookster
BentleyBoy, Owner at Mount Dora Museum Of Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

_Thanks to 'The Zookster' ! I remember you folks well. I was happy to show you around and I'm glad you liked the old gas station. The Route 66 signs are lit by 'cat-eyes' which glow in the dark and signs like that are rare...More

Reviewed 6 April 2017

I went here with my fiance this past weekend. There is obviously a lot of passion from the owner, a lifetime of memorabilia collecting, and very special, rare, and unique cars. If $15.00 is too expensive for your taste, you obviously do not have a...More

Thank cmgator31
BentleyBoy, Owner at Mount Dora Museum Of Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

'cmgator31' Thank you for taking the time to go through the Museum and appreciate what has been done here. I can't thank you enough for writing this great review. Kerry Bogard

Reviewed 22 March 2017

Ok , so it's an interesting place filled with memorabilia but small. I don't see how you need 1-2 hrs. We walked around twice to make sure we didn't miss anything..we were out in about 15 min. 5 bucks would have been feasible but 30...More

1  Thank sugar2371
BentleyBoy, Owner at Mount Dora Museum Of Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

'Sugar?2371' Gosh, it's up to the individual to take their time to look at 1000's of Antiques and the display of Rare, Unique Classic Cars, Bicycles, Airplane Models, Indian Motorcycle OR >Speed Through the Museum, looking for a cat fight. Sadly, You chose the latter....More

Reviewed 22 March 2017

I did some research before going to Mt Dora looking for things to do while there. I found the museum on Trip Advisor and made it a priority to go there. We were very impressed with the collection of cars and retro memorabilia. So much...More

Thank Tim H
BentleyBoy, Owner at Mount Dora Museum Of Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

"Tim H" Wow, and too come such a long way! I'm glad you enjoyed the Museum. It took over 40 years to collect such a huge display of Petrol Antiques. Some of my classic cars, like the 1963 Split Window Fuel Injected Corvette, and Paxton...More

Reviewed 21 March 2017

Filled with unique and interesting cars and car memorabilia! If you like cars, this is a must see! The owner was very helpful and extremely informative.More

Thank Elysa S
BentleyBoy, Owner at Mount Dora Museum Of Speed, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Hi Elysa !! I really enjoyed talking to you folks, and watching you snap photo's. Amazing two of our mannequin's look exactly like you! Thanks for being so kind about our short hours. Typically, I'm here to 3pm but, there are times on Saturday I...More

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Gail R
Is this a sister museum to the one in Bowling Green Ohio? We love that car museum!
4 December 2016|
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Response from BentleyBoy | Property representative |
Howdy Buckeye ! No..... no affiliation. Just a Mom & Pop trying to do something special for Mt.Dora
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Marsha W
entrance fee
22 July 2015|
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Response from BentleyBoy | Property representative |
Hi Marsha; Sorry, I missed your question...I was in the hospital for tests. We decided to hold the admission at $12 + tax for the Summer on self-guided tours. $14 + tax for Guided Tours (20 person minimum) as listed in our... More
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Marsha W
entrance fee?
22 July 2015|
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Response from Radiohutch | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is an admission fee. It is currently listed as $14. There is a group discount available.
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