Category Archives: Car Museums

Raleigh Art Museum–Another visit to the Porsche exhibit

Are you tired of this yet?  I hope not because today was the first of two days when, for NCMA (North Carolina Museum of Art) members only, they would have many of the hoods up and open so that you … Continue reading

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More Things Porsche–the fun continues

The early reveal of the North Carolina Museum of Art’s Porsche by Design exhibit was a great start.  I showed you the cars on display with the exception of one.  The Janis Joplin 356C. This was not on display in … Continue reading

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Coming Soon–Very Soon–Porsche by Design

Starting October 12 and running through January 20 is an exclusive exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of Art.  Porsche by Design is a design exhibition that explores the history and development of the Porsche lineage from the 1930s to … Continue reading

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Ypsilanti’s Automotive Heritage Museum

Dare you to say that three times fast. The P71 prowled around the neighborhood in Michigan until we came to the intersection where this museum sits.  What a great looking place it is, too.  The inside has a really nice … Continue reading

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Studebaker–this one’s for Karl

In South Bend, Indiana, is the museum that pays tribute to the brand of Studebaker cars.  The Studebaker automobiles were around when I was a young lad.  I remember them as the sponsor of a TV show called Mr. Ed.  … Continue reading

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Kokomo–America’s First Car

With a Beach Boys song in my head I turned the P71 toward Indiana and the city of Kokomo. It started out rather gloomy as I drove out of Illinois.  Several miles later and things started to brighten. I went  … Continue reading

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Ellingson–Leaving Minnesota

I had spent a few days in Minnesota and my last stop was at a place that was an interesting combination of a car museum and a place that sold classic cars. Now some of you might get the thought … Continue reading

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