National Midget Auto Racing Museum
P.O. Box 264
Belleville, KS 66935
Features: The museum, a new facility, is aimed at preserving traditions of dirt track racing. It contains displays about racing personalities, memorabilia, and displays race cars.
KC Classic Auto Museum
10101 Lackman Road
Lenexa, KS 66219
Features: A half-acre showroom displaying 50-plus American cars from the 1950s-1970s.
Kansas Auto Racing Museum
1205 Manor Drive
Chapman, KS 67431
Features: Concentrates on the history of racing in Kansas as opposed to trying to duplicate NASCAR or another series. Extensive film and still-photo collection, examples of different types of race cars.
5889 Lamar Street
Arvada, CO 80003
Features: Harry Mathews, a suburban Denver auto dealer, has a collection of more than 20 racing cars he allows car clubs and other special groups to visit by appointment. The collection includes Porsche, Ferrari, Mercedes, Jaguar, Lotus and McLaren marques.
REO Antique Auto Museum
Lindsborg, KS 67456
Features: Displays are in the annex to a 1930 service station complete with antique hand-operated gas pumps. The museum was opened in 1988 to exhibit the private Applequist auto collection. It specializes in the vehicles produced from 1905 to 1936 by Ransom Eli Olds. The Museum has 13 REO cars, 7 REO trucks, 1 REO fire engine, and well as Ford, Black, Dodge, Chevrolet, Plymouth and Cadillac models from 1905 to 1948, plus a Thunderbird and a DeLorean.
Scotty's Classic Car Museum
302 North 9th (off 69 By-Pass)
Arma, KS 66712
Features: This museum goes for the full period effect, with memorabilia, cars, posters, and artifacts creating a more-or-less '50s atmosphere.
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