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Old 02-01-2017, 11:59 AM   #1
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Ten car museums on a single site and a grand one at that, all for one admission price. You'll not regret your visit.
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One of the best museums you'll ever find.
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Once I used mr Google I knew where the heck it was. Michigan.
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Old 02-01-2017, 01:51 PM   #6
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I think it is the best car museum in the USA. It's truly a car collector's car museum. Also, they hosts a variety of top notch car shows and events throughout the year.
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Old 02-01-2017, 02:29 PM   #7
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This one is a "must see" . Make sure you know how to get there as some GPS instructions will send you down some long dirt roads. This place requires at least one full day. Get there early when they open and stay until they throw you out. If at all possible, go for two days, it will be more relaxing. Car clubs use the grounds for many events even after hours. The park like setting and restored barns are good enough to visit even if you don't like cars.
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I whole hearted agree that the Gilmore Car Museum is a fantastic place to visit. These photos were taken in 2013 and since then, many new buildings have been added including the new Lincoln Motor Car Museum. There are so many things to look at you won't be disappointed.
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This is the new Lincoln Motor Car Museum at Gilmores, with a display of Lincolns. The official opening was in 2014. One very classy building, and just one of the attractions at Gilmores. Definitely worth a visit.
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Trevor,

Thanks for sharing your photos.

That's the Franklin Museum next to the Lincoln Museum and across the street and next to the Model A Museum is the Cadillac Museum (not shown) which opened later in 2014.
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been there many times and always see something new, one of the best places i have ever visited.........
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A GREAT Museum and worth the drive and visit!!!! The Model A Museum building is built like a Ford dealer from early '30's and has "parts" department and a "showroom" floor. There are also some nice V8's as well in the multi buildings of the museum grounds
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More photos from this great place to visit. Lovely cars displayed in lovely surroundings.
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I will need to put that on my bucket list.
Thanks for the idea.
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We visited in 2013 and the Lincoln museum was under construction, the A museum was great. I noticed a Plaque from 1929 in the Franklin museum from the dealership that was here in Portland.

If you have time and your with the little lady, get over to Frankenmuth it's a nice break from all the car things to do when in Michigan.
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Old 02-02-2017, 06:25 PM   #17
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I love that place ! Clean as hell and always something new going on. Great day trip !

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Hickory Corners , Michigan. Thought I would never find it on first visit. A wonderful car collector experience. A must visit site.
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I looked it up on Google Maps to see exactly where it is in Michigan. Looks like a little over 100 miles west of Dearborn/Detroit, Mi. Putting this on my list of things to do the next time I'm in the Dearborn/Detroit area, maybe during the next EFV8 Club GNM.
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Old 02-03-2017, 12:56 PM   #20
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Mercman, thanks for posting your photos.

Conveniently located in the middle of nowhere.
The best way to get there is US131 north from Kalamazoo then M89 east from Plainwell.
Navigation systems will direct you on very interesting alternative routes.
Some buildings have heat, you will have the best experience May to October.
I have have some very cool photos I will post in coming weeks.
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