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Gilmore Car Museum

6865 W Hickory Rd, Hickory Corners, MI 49060-9788
+1 269-671-5089
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Great venue and nice vehicles

Firstly, the grounds are massive and I love the different barns with the exhibits in. All the cars... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sunderland, United Kingdom
What a place!

What an amazing collection of cars - many originals and one-offs (the actual checkered cab from... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Linda G
Stirling, United Kingdom
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The ever expanding Gilmore Car Museum, hailed as one of the Top Five car museums in the nation, features over nearly extraordinary cars and motorcycles from all eras. The Automotive Heritage Center (about 150 vehicles) is Open daily year-round. The outdoor park-like campus of historic buildings (including 1930s gas station, working 1940s diner and several exhibit sturctures)are open April - Novemember.Museum exhibits range from cars of the 1890s to the classic Duesenberg, the elusive 1948 Tucker, to the muscle cars of the ‘60s and ‘70s. Located just off M-43 at Hickory Road near Hickory Corners (20 minutes northeast of Kalamazoo, MI)
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6865 W Hickory Rd, Hickory Corners, MI 49060-9788
+1 269-671-5089

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly, the grounds are massive and I love the different barns with the exhibits in. All the cars are well laid out and there are a lot that you can walk all the way around rather than just being able to look at one aspect...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an amazing collection of cars - many originals and one-offs (the actual checkered cab from "Taxi" and lots more). Also, short film about museum; display on the "dustbowl" era; pedal cars; a Shell gas station etc. etc. - all in large, air-conditioned buildings on...More

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We allowed ourselves about six hours here and we needed every minute of it. The displays are so well done here. The most interesting room to me was the Kalamazoo room. I had no idea Kalamazoo had so many car manufacturers in the early 1900s....More

Thank 807wheaton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Attended International Model A Day at the Gilmore. Great place for the car enthusiasts. Offers history of many cars...Ford , Cadillac, Lincoln steam cars, Franklin, early trucks, something for everyone! We spent a day touring all the individual museums and it was a day well...More

Thank Ginny W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited several car museums and shows throughout the country. This is the best I have been to so far. In the car state, this is a real gem. The acquisitions are first rate and immaculate. The organization is superb, depending on the exhibit...More

Thank gargoyle158
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Model T school Is almost done for the year, but do sign up for next year! It is well-organized, nicely run, and sell worth the time and the money! The instructors are incredibly patient and easy-going! The Model T has three pedals on the floor...More

1  Thank JohnHollandMI
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every Wednesday during the summer many take their old cars and park and visit. It is free to do the Wednesday night cruise in

Thank softballgirl3
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This museum is not filled with pristine cars; some are restored, some are "as is", but the 'barn find' idea is at work here. It is a good idea to have a 'dealership row' on the property, to get a glimpse of some of the...More

Thank UMCGraduate
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Automobile buffs will love this museum filled with some of the best examples of automotive style in the U.S.A. Some of the cars are prototypes and only one was ever produced. The Gilmore specializes in pre-WWII, U.S.-made , luxury autos, but some foreign-made marques are...More

Thank JustaHoosier
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Where do I start, there is almost something for everyone. From the various cars on display to the hood ornaments then the shell garage in all its splendor. The pedal cars of all descriptions were amazing and I never seen so many in one place....More

Thank Distant-travla
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25 March 2017|
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Response from Kzoopera | Reviewed this property |
The closest nice hotels are Comfort in in Plainwell and Quality Inn in Battle Creek. Both are about 15 miles away.
1 December 2016|
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Response from Skippyfrizz W | Reviewed this property |
Please come check Gilmore out, if the cars haven't been in movies, they ought to be.! I promise you will love it, the Disney Display especially ! Enjoy ! Skippyfrizz
21 September 2016|
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Response from Tom M | Reviewed this property |
Yes - a whole building for that era