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Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum

1100 N Dixie Ave, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-2534
+1 270-765-2181
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Amazing collection

Awesome collection of cars spanning a range of decade's, cars are in prestine condition. It's hard... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2012
stampinjane
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Stratford, Canada
Very Awesome collection of older restored vehicles

Very interesting. Visit this place often. Older fully restored cars really enjoyed the museum and... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2012
Sas1964
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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 condition. After years of planning and nine months of construction, Swope`s Cars of Yesteryear opened in May 1999. The collection consists of sixty magnificent machines of the past, all museum quality. These are exciting automobiles that stir memories of long ago days when motoring was a fun-filled adventure. Our museum allows car fans and collectors to admire the progression of automobiles over time. Our collection includes antique cars like the 1914 Model T and the 1925 Pierce Arrow to classics like the 1969 Chevrolet Camaro and the 1956 Thunderbird.
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1100 N Dixie Ave, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-2534
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"car lovers"
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"great collection"
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"on display"
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"no charge"
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"mint condition"
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"well worth the trip"
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"great stop"
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Reviewed 22 September 2012

Awesome collection of cars spanning a range of decade's, cars are in prestine condition. It's hard to believe they don't charge any admission. Staff were wonderful, Bill Swope happened to be there when we were there and was sharing stories about each of the cars....More

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Reviewed 14 September 2012 via mobile

Very interesting. Visit this place often. Older fully restored cars really enjoyed the museum and the personnel are very informative and friendly.

Thank Sas1964
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Reviewed 26 July 2012

The Swope family has a great collection of cars. You will be impressed with the variety - muscle cars from the 50's, classic cars from the 20's and everything in between. The place is spotless and they have some fun stories that go along with...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2012

This was surprisingly filled with all sorts of cars and a great place for a place which doesn't charge for viewing. Really enjoyed all the cars. I have been told that they have others also and change the cars around so they are never all...More

Thank Kathy B
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Reviewed 20 July 2012

If you are a antique or classic car person, don't miss a great deal at Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum in Elizabethtown, KY. It features autos from the early 1900's to the 60's. All in great condition. And it's all free, a service of one...More

Thank Jim P
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Reviewed 19 July 2012

Swope's car museum was a delightful find. It had numerous cars that are in perfect condition. My favorites included a LaSalle from the 1930's and a Jaguar in British racing green from 1952. Even more surprising than the extensive collection of vintage autos is that...More

Thank SkipFL
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Reviewed 10 July 2012

Took my two young boys to the car museum one weekday morning. The museum is well designed and very clean. The docent on staff, Judith, was just lovely and very well informed. Impressed with the cars, and learned quite a bit from the information in...More

1  Thank Rachel G
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Reviewed 17 March 2012

Great place for the car collector or enthusist-took my son's and grandchildren there was amazed at all the cars-beautiful old cars even had one just like my original first car a 1953 Chev.

2  Thank Mae H
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Reviewed 3 December 2011

I found out about Swope Car Museum when I visited Elizabethtown Family. http://www.elizabethtownfamily.com It was really a great experience with our three small children! We went for about 45 min.and my kids loved seeing all the different style and different color cars. I wish that...More

2  Thank smilesarepriceless
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Reviewed 17 October 2011

If your into classic American cars, be sure to see this outstanding collection in the midst of the Swope dealerships. Excellent descriptive posters for each car, plus a knowledgeable guide is also there. Moving to a larger adjacent building next year.

3  Thank HealthyGourmet
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americanchick2018
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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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Mary R
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Response from ahcanupp | Reviewed this property |
Free!!
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Helen S
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Response from NHTraveler1312 | Reviewed this property |
I do not think you would have a problem, well worth a visit..
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