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NORTH CAROLINA

Backing Up Classics Auto Museum
Next to Lowe's Motor Speedway
4545 Highway 29
Concord, NC
(704) 788-9500
Features: An 18,000 square foot space is home to classic and muscle cars, NASCAR equipment, memorabilia. 


Bennett Classic Antique Auto Museum
241 Vance Street
Forest City, NC 28043

(828) 247-1767
Features: Brothers Buddy and Joe Bennett parlayed their 1960s love of Ford V-8‘s into a collection that ranges from a 1928 Star depot hack and a 1931 Model A to a 1951 Mercury and a 1978 Lincoln, with domestic and foreign cars, trucks and work vehicles in between

Estes-Winn Antique Auto Museum
111 Grovewood Road
Asheville, NC 28804
(828) 253-7651
Features: The museum, founded in 1965, is housed in the historic Biltmore Industries weaving shop. Cars on display range from a 1913 Ford Model-T to a 1928 Chandler to a 1955 Austin FX3 London cab. Also on display is a variety of horse-drawn vehicles.

C. Grier Beam's Truck Museum
111 North Mountain Street
Cherryville, NC
(704) 435-3072
Features: Founded in 1982 by the Carolina Freight Carriers Corp. as part of its 50th anniversary celebration in the original gas station where the company began. More than 7,500 square feet of vintage trucking memorabilia from the past seven decades.

Museum of Automobile History
P.O. Box 427
Lowell, NC 28098
Features: A huge collection of auto memorabilia -- records, films, posters, literature, scale models, period costumes and tools.

North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame
119 Knob Hill Road, Lakeside Park
Mooresville, NC
(704) 663-5331
Features: Besides the hall of fame section, the museum area -- dedicated to all types of racing -- features more than 35 race cars. Great moments in racing's are shown in movies in the Goodyear Mini-Theater.

North Carolina Transportation Museum
411 S. Salisbury Avenue
Spencer, NC 28159
(704) 636-2889
Features: The museum is located on the site of what was once Southern Railway Company's largest steam locomotive repair facility. It features an authentic train depot, antique automobiles, and a 37-bay roundhouse that includes 25 locomotives, dozens of rail cars and other exhibit areas. The museum offers seasonal train rides.

Wheels Through Time All-American Transportation Museum
Maggie Valley, NC
(828) 926-6266
Features: This huge 250-item collection of vintage motorcycles and cars includes such seldom-seen marques as a 1932 Clobes and a 1915 Locomobile.

Winston Cup Museum
1355 North Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
(336) 724-4557
Features: The history of the Winston Cup Series is chronicled in this collection of cars, driver uniforms, trophies and photos.

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