P.O. Box 245, Highway 95
Calvert City, KY 42029
Features: (No Web site.) Displays 35 vehicles representing 10 different marques, ranging from a 1914 Ford touring car to a 1937 Cord, with most of the autos from the 1920s.
National Corvette Museum
350 Corvette Drive
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Features: Every Corvette is made in the plant here, which is open for tours, and the museum is adjacent to it. The 68,000 sq. ft. building houses more than 50 Corvette models and one-of-a-kind concept cars spanning the history of Corvette since its inception in 1953. Also includes thousands of related photos, movies, videos, advertisements, scale models and rare memorabilia. Inside includes full-scale dioramas showing Corvettes in period settings. The one-millionth 'Vette ever built (seen here) also is on display.
Ranier Racing Museum
Features: Opened in March 2006, named for local businessman and NASCAR race car owner Harry Hale Ranier. Racing memorabilia and cars, including the 1983 Daytona 500 tropy won by Cale Yarborough in a Ranier-owned car.
Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum
1100 North Dixie Avenue
Features: Several dozen classic cars, including some seldom-found models as a 1910 Brush, 1910 Hupmobile Runabout, 1923 Dodge Business Sedan, 1923 Packard Sport Touring, 1931 Chevrolet Convertible Cabriolet, 1931 LaSalle Convertible Rumble Seat Coupe, 1936 Rolls Royce Phantom III, 1938 Dodge 5 Window Coupe and a 1953 Jaguar XK 120 Sports Car.
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