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Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing

13700 SW 16th Ave, Ocala, FL 34473-3970
+1 352-245-8661
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Huge collection of drags, memorabilia, and antique vehicles!

We were looking for rainy day fun the day we visited this museum. I am a NASCAR fan...but was not... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Micco, Florida

If you like drag racing this is the place to visit. OUTSTANDING. Also has an antique car museum... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Merritt Island, Florida
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13700 SW 16th Ave, Ocala, FL 34473-3970
+1 352-245-8661
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

We were looking for rainy day fun the day we visited this museum. I am a NASCAR fan...but was not much on the drags. WOW! what a interesting history. There is short movie on Drivers and highlights of the drags...and more original dragsters then anywhere...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017

If you like drag racing this is the place to visit. OUTSTANDING. Also has an antique car museum which is included in the admission price and worth the visit.

Thank L4984JOjeffreys
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

If you were a driver in the 60's you probably knew of Big Daddy. I took my '57 Chevy to the strip at Martin, MI and was lucky enough to watch Don Garlits run his dragster. Come here and relive those years - see the...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We went to this place with no special interest in cars and got hooked by the drag racing universe. The museum is made of two parts, only one of them being focused on drag racing but both are equally interesting. For the history of motors,...More

Thank dimpbx
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Kudos to Don for preserving the history of drag racing in such an awesome way! The number of cars and personal photos, etc is amazing. Drag Racers are not the only attraction! There are cars from the early 1900's through the 70's! Lovingly restored, these...More

Thank Vacation517
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

If you are a drag racing fan or classic car enthusiast don't pass this place up! After your first trip you will be planning your return visit to see what you missed. So many cool drag cars from the 50,60,70 and 80's

Thank Afuelcoupe
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Perhaps a dozen race cars. Also antique cars in second building. No food, drink or picnic area offered. No self tour or guides avail. We were by ourselves in the museum almost the entire time. The museum can be seen from interstate 75 , and...More

Thank 815cathleenc
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Talked husband into grandkids Disney trip so when making up our travel itinerary this was a must do. He loved it and I loved seeing all the racing cars. A fan of drag racing or vintage cars will leave smiling!

Thank R2Ontheroad
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

If you love racing you will love this!! The amount of car is out of this world .. I loved watching the old racing and the old gas pumps were a plus!! Thanks for sharing the memories with us!!!

Thank Tammy J D
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Great place to go and visit! Lots of stuff to see and great history of racing! Ocala, Florida is a nice safe town! Great place to stop and stretch your legs in the way to Orlando!

Thank Gailya P
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17 January 2017|
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Response from Donna G | Property representative |
Yes you may take photos at the Museum...we are also pet friendly as long as your pet is on a leash.
12 September 2016|
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Response from MrC386 | Reviewed this property |
Yes sir they do..
1 March 2016|
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Response from Granny483 | Reviewed this property |
From their website under contact us: General Admission Adults $20 Seniors (60+) $15 Military & Veteran $15 College students $15 Teenagers (Ages 13-18) $15 Children (Ages 5-12) $10 Group... More