American Car and Truck Day


The Great American Car Show is the third museum sponsored show of the season! Historically, it was called Hod Rod and Muscle Car Day. All American cars are welcome and visitors are encouraged to wear red, white and blue. All Military is free!

Next Event:

July 22, 2012 from 10am-2pm

Last Held:

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Event Details:

The show starts at 10am and runs until 2pm. Car registration is $15 in advance and $20 day of.  This fee includes the driver and one passenger. There many awards given out in the follow categories:

  • Best of show – People’s Choice
  • Best of show – Museum choice
  • Larz Anderson Award Preservation Award (unrestored original)
  • Best Buick
  • Best Chevy
  • Best Cadillac
  • Best Oldsmobile
  • Best Pontiac
  • Best Lincoln
  • Best Ford
  • Best Mercury
  • Best Chrysler
  • Best Dodge
  • Best Plymouth
  • Best Corvette
  • Best Pony Car
  • Bets Extinct Auto
  • Best Muscle Car – Pre-1985
  • Best Hot Rod
  • Best Lead Sled
  • Best Custom Car
  • Best Truck

Spectator admission is Adults, $10. Seniors, students and children 6-12, $5 and children under 6 are free. Military is also free. The museum is open for your viewing pleasure until 4pm. Lunch will be available on site for purchase.