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Hoods Up!

A Look Inside Our Most Unique Vehicles!

Now Open Through April 25, 2016

Join us now through April 25, 2016 as we present Hoods Up! A Look Inside Our Most Unique Vehicles! This annual, limited-run exhibit is your chance to look under the hoods of over 40 cars in the museum collection!

Just a few of the open cars include a 1962 Renault Dauphine, a 1967 Toyota Sports 800, a 1933 Panhard-Levassor, a 1985 Renault 5 Turbo, a 1974 Citroën DS21 Rally Car, a 1938 BMW 320, a 1934 Aero 30, and nearly 40 more!

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2015 july25 fun day

Join us Saturday, July 25, 2015 from 10am-4pm for a day packed with fun activities for the whole family!

Read on for details and the full schedule of activities! All activities are included with your museum admission!

Check Out Our “Basement Collection”

Though we have over 400 cars in our collection we only have room to display about 150 at any time. This is your chance to have a visit downstairs to see the cars we store for future exhibits. Basement tours on July 25 are free with museum admission (normally an additional $6/person)

**MUSEUM MEMBERS** have the exclusive opportunity to visit the basement area of the museum from 10am-12pm and may bring the number of guests allowed by your membership, no RSVP required.
For Non-Members, we will also be offering guided tours Limit of 40 per group- sign up in the museum lobby. First come, first served.
Guided Basement Tours available at: 12:15pm, 1:45pm & 3:15pm

See Our Newest Exhibit-"Les Autos Françaises: 60 Years of French Automotive History"

This summer Lane Motor Museum brings you “Les Autos Françaises: 60 Years of French Automotive History,” focusing on 60 of the 120 years of car production in France. Starting in the 1890s, France remained the largest producer of cars in Europe until after WWI. In fact, from 1902-1907, France produced more cars than the rest of Europe combined. The United States did not out-produce France until after 1907. Come check out these amazing cars!

Ride in the Museum's 1959 Citroën ID 19 or 1947 Tatra T-87 (Limited Availability)

These two amazing cars are favorites of the museum collection and for this event, 24 lucky visitors will get a chance to take a ride in it and learn about it from museum Director Jeff Lane!
Sign up in the museum lobby. *First come, first served.
Rides available at: 1:00pm and 2:00pm

Vehicle Demonstrations with Education Director Rex Bennett

Join Museum Education Director Rex Bennett as he demonstrates three museum pieces from our newest exhibit "Les Autos Françaises: 60 Years of French Automotive History": our 1931 Mochet Velocar, 1938 Citroën Berline Gazogene & Solex Model 3800.  
Demonstrations begin on the museum floor at the listed times.
No registration needed: 11:00am, 1:30pm and 3:00pm

2015 july25 fun day

Join us Saturday, July 25 from 10am-4pm for a day packed with fun activities for the whole family!

Read on for details and the full schedule of activities! All activities are included with your museum admission!

Check Out Our “Basement Collection”!

Though we have over 400 cars in our collection we only have room to display about 150 at any time. This is your chance to have a visit downstairs to see the cars we store for future exhibits. Basement tours on July 25 are free with museum admission (normally an additional $6/person)

**MUSEUM MEMBERS** have the exclusive opportunity to visit the basement area of the museum from 10am-12pm and may bring the number of guests allowed by your membership, no RSVP required.
For Non-Members, we will also be offering guided tours Limit of 40 per group- sign up in the museum lobby. First come, first served.
Guided Basement Tours available at: 12:15pm, 1:45pm & 3:15pm

See Our Newest Exhibit-"Les Autos Françaises: 60 Years of French Automotive History"!

This summer Lane Motor Museum brings you “Les Autos Françaises: 60 Years of French Automotive History,” focusing on 60 of the 120 years of car production in France. Starting in the 1890s, France remained the largest producer of cars in Europe until after WWI. In fact, from 1902-1907, France produced more cars than the rest of Europe combined. The United States did not out-produce France until after 1907. Come check out these amazing cars!

Ride in the Museum's 1959 Citroën ID 19 or 1947 Tatra T-87 (Limited Availability)!

The museum's 1933 Dymaxion Replica took eight years to complete before making its debut last March! This Saturday, 24 lucky visitors will get a chance to take a ride in it and learn about it from museum Director Jeff Lane!
Sign up in the museum lobby. *First come, first served.
Rides available at: 1:00pm and 2:00pm

Vehicle Demonstrations with Education Director Rex Bennett

Join Museum Education Director Rex Bennett as he demonstrates three museum pieces from our newest exhibit "Les Autos Françaises: 60 Years of French Automotive History": our 1931 Mochet Velocar, 1938 Citroën Berline Gazogene & Solex Model 3800.  
Demonstrations begin on the museum floor at the listed times.
No registration needed: 11:00am, 1:30pm and 3:00pm

Vroom...Start Your EnginesVroom...Start Your Engines!
Saturday, March 16- 11am-3pm

Experience the sights, sounds, and smells of the engine as Lane Motor Museum presents Vroom...Start Your Engines! On Saturday, March 16, 2013 from 11am-3pm Lane Motor Museum staff will demonstrate the engines of six unique cars that will be started in groups throughout the day.

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Thank you for visiting Lane Motor Museum! We would love to hear more about where you're from and how you heard about us.

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How many museum events ask you to bring items to be crushed?...

Summer CRUSH at Lane Motor Museum

Saturday, July 25, 2009

11am-4pm

It's been two years since the Lane Motor Museum's 1959 LARC-LX had the chance to CRUSH anything but that opportunity is coming soon! Join us for a day filled with fun activities with the main attraction at 2:00!

11:00-4:00pm-
All Guests can get photos in a 1925 Tatra Targa Florio Racecar!

11:00 AM
Guided Tour of the 1959 LARC-LX- One of the U.S. Military’s Largest Amphibious Crafts

11:45 AM
Demonstration of the 1965 Peel P-50 - The Smallest Car on Earth!

12:00 PM
Tour of our rarely seen Basement Collection! (Limit 35 people*)

1:00 PM
Rides in a 1967 Morris Mini-Minor Traveller**

1:45 PM

Demonstration of the 1929 Wind Wagon

2:00 PM
SUMMER CRUSH! Come behind the museum to watch as the 1959 LARC-LX crushes the shell of a DKW Sedan!
Do you have something you would like the LARC to crush? Bring it with you! (See rules below)


3:00 PM
Guided Tour of the 1959 LARC-LX- one of the U.S. Military’s Largest Amphibious Crafts

3:45 PM
Rides in a 1959 Citroën ID19**

*Basement Tours are available first come, first serve. Please sign up in the museum lobby.

**Rides are for adults only and dependent on weather. Sign-up sheets available in the museum lobby.

Please note that some vehicles do not have seat belts. Vehicles subject to change.

REGARDING ITEMS TO BE CRUSHED BY THE LARC-

We cannot crush anything containing glass or toxic/flammable substances (no gas, oil or other such liquids). Please be prepared to take any crushed items back with you as souvenirs!

(NOTE- THIS EVENT WAS PREVIOUSLY NAMED "MAGIC OF THE MACHINE")

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