161 Museum Drive
Hershey, PA 17033
Features: This complex displays vintage autos in various scenes and settings, letting visitors stroll through eight decades while traveling from New York to San Francisco. Changing exhibitions focus on specific manufacturers, vehicle types, and historical themes. Also includes the Museum of Bus Transportation, largest collection of buses in the U.S.
Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles
28 Warwick Street
Boyertown, PA 19512
Features: The museum has been in operation for 41 years, and emphasizes cars and trucks made in the region. Another gem on display is the first commercial delivery truck body made by the Boyertown Carriage Works in 1914. It has a wooden frame, poplar panels and metal reinforcement.
Car & Carriage Museum
The Frick Art & Historical Center
7227 Reynolds Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Features: An extensive collecion of vintage and classic autos, films and memorabilia. Among the highlights on exhibit are the first horseless carriages to have an impact on Pittsburgh -- Henry Clay Frick’s 1914 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost touring car and Howard Heinz’s 1898 Panhard.
Eastern Museum of Motor Racing
Latimore Valley Fairgrounds
P.O. Box 688
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
Features: Dedicated to all types of motor sports, from cycles to sprints to stocks. Includes reconstructed displays of working garages, deconstructed race cars, memorabilia and plenty of racing vehicles.
Museum of Bus Transportation
161 Museum Drive
(717) 566-7100 ext. 119
Features: Perhaps the world's most diverse bus collection is housed here and in a nearby storage facility, representing buses from 1912 to 1975. Vehicles on display range from a 1927 Fageol Safety Coach to a 1945 Aerocoach P45/37 and a 1975 GMC Fishbowl T6H. Toy and miniature buses and related paraphernalia also are on public display.
Mifflinburg Buggy Museum
598 Green Street
Mifflinburg, PA 17844
Features: This is a multi-building complex that originally was a buggy works. It includes artifacts, production items and historic displays.
Pennsylvania Trolley Museum
1 Museum Road
Washington, PA 15301
Features: Thorough historic documents and displays, including examples of the best of trolleys during the various periods of their use.
189 Hempt Road
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
Features: This is the only research and educational facility in the U.S., and one of only two in the world, dedicated to the display, preservation and history of Rolls-Royce and Bentley motor cars produced in Springfield, MA, and Derby/Crewe, England, 1905 to present, and Rolls-Royce Aero Engines produced from 1914 to date. Among cars on display: 1923 Springfield Silver Ghost, 1929 Springfield Phantom I, 1946 Silver Wraith, 1958 Silver Cloud Sedan and a 1961 Silver Cloud II Radford Conversion.
William E. Swigart Jr. Auto Museum
Features: The Swigart, established in 1920, claims to be the oldest automobile museum in America. It has numerous pre-1914 marques in the collection of nearly 200 vehicles. The selection of one-and two- cylinder cars in the Swigart Museum is probably the most diverse in the United States. Included among the exhibits are an 1899 Locomobile, a 1904 rear-entrance tonneau Cadillac, a 1905 Rambler and such long-ago marques as the Crestmobile, Jewel and Mora.
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