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Studebaker National Museum

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Address: 201 S. Chapin St, South Bend, IN 46601
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+1 888-391-5600
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
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This tribute to the now-defunct Studebaker automobile exhibits over 75...

This tribute to the now-defunct Studebaker automobile exhibits over 75 vehicles that span the 114-year history of the company, from the Studebaker family's Conestoga Wagon to the final car to roll off the assembly line.

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Nicest Auto Museum in the area.

Studebaker cars are beautiful. This museum does an amazing job of displaying the carriages and cars. Exhibits are laid out chronologically and some are interactive. There is a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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South Bend, Indiana
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South Bend, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Studebaker cars are beautiful. This museum does an amazing job of displaying the carriages and cars. Exhibits are laid out chronologically and some are interactive. There is a pit crew area for the kids. This is a great place to take grandpa and the family. My favorite two exhibits are the Lincoln funeral carriage and the old car used in... More 

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South Bend, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went through the old mansion first then to the Museum old films going in basement then to the Studebaker Museum. I'd say we were there for 4 hours could have been longer but some people were itching for a cocktail. Pop had worked at Studebaker's before becoming a policeman.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have visited this museum many times. This is a great place to go for any car buff or Studebaker enthusiasts. They change inventory a number of times a year to keep it fresh. There is a kids area where they can put on a work schmoke and work on a car with sound effects. The car section of the... More 

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South Bend, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Studebaker was first built during the great turn of the Century,1800-1963; First served as the heavy Conestoga Wagons used to cross the great plains of the Nation, a National Builder of the WWI First Aid Trucks, WWII introduced us to the famous Duce Half Truck ( 2 Ton and a half) that provided the Allies to defeat the Nazis... More 

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Lakeville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We hosted a business dinner in the atrium at the Studebaker National Museum. Bonnie was so nice to work. She coordinated with our caterer to make our evening nice. It was very nice having the museum exhibits available before, during, and after our dinner that way people had something interesting to do while waiting for dinner to start and some... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of my favorite places to visit in South Bend I have been there multiple times and never been disappointed. As a member of SDC and AOAI it is a must for any visit.

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South Bend, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you haven't taken your kids to this museum, add it to your list. Fun for all ages. The Bonnie Doons set up brought back lots of memories.

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San Pierre, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice.Contained a wide variety of automobiles and other makes and models of vehicles. Also great history information regarding Very nicely displayed. The military display was very nice. Loved it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I both enjoyed spending time at the Studebaker museum. It's a good way to revisit some of the history of Indiana.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the Downton Abbey exhibit! I enjoyed seeing the wagons and the progression from them to the automobiles. Will go back for mansion tour

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