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Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum

Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Great visit for all ages

We have taken friends and family here so many times and everyone enjoys it. Informative and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Very cool place -a hidden treasure

We saw a sign for this place and then I checked it out on Yelp. So we decided to check it out... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jeanine L
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"... a wonderful collection, and it's FREE! Thank you" a recent visitor. The Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum features vehicles ranging from the early 1900's to the 1960's in a variety of makes and models in both original condition and restored...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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1100 N Dixie Ave, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-2534
+1 270-765-2181
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have taken friends and family here so many times and everyone enjoys it. Informative and friendly staff. Free and very nice facility.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We saw a sign for this place and then I checked it out on Yelp. So we decided to check it out. What a hidden treasure! Mr Swope owned many antique cars and now they are on display. They have 60 cars from the 1900’s...More

Thank Jeanine L
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Great cars. Great personnel. Fine personal taste translated into displays worthy of a much larger museim

1  Thank TomBardstownKentucky
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We could not believe the collection and time spent to have writeups about each car and the family. A favorite of most was the Hudson, Rolls Royces and Packards.

1  Thank MipoView
Reviewed 16 June 2018

A great collection of cars, including a large number of Packards, and it was all free. If you are into antique/classic cars, this is a must see. The cars are not your typical museum exhibits in that they are all fully operational. If you're in...More

1  Thank Roger B
Reviewed 12 June 2018

The museum is on the lot of the car dealership that owns it. Extremely well preserved and presented. The people that are staffing the area are well informed and enjoy themselves.

1  Thank CincyTech
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Recommend everyone to check out this great collection of classic automobiles. Theres a reason why its #1.

1  Thank Brian H
Reviewed 28 May 2018

It's free and it is fabulous. A showroom full of vintage restored cars - from a Model T to a Rolls Royce. Well worth a visit even if you are not a car buff. Keep hold of any children though - cars are to be...More

1  Thank beckmau35046
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed checking out this museum. We took a Challenger for a test drive too. Loved talking with the gentleman who worked there. Cool there was a 1969 Camaro from Minnesota, my home state. Sorry to hear of the owners passing.

1  Thank Janet O
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Totally where the stop! Self-guided or informative Tour from the nicest people ever. Miss Shannon was awesome!!!! With six kids it can be really difficult to find a place like this that doesn't look at you like you're a horrible person when you bring little...More

1  Thank Laurel H
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14 March 2018|
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Response from kodiak72 | Reviewed this property |
Depends on your level of interest. 10 minutes if just walking through or a good hour or more if really interested.
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Response from NHTraveler1312 | Reviewed this property |
I do not think you would have a problem, well worth a visit..