Join us on Friday, November 29 from 10am-5pm for a day of family fun and activities including special demonstrations, tours of our rarely seen basement collection, and the chance to ride in a museum car*!
Day After Thanksgiving Fun!
Schedule of Events
Friday, November 29, 2013- 10am-5pm
We have a lot of special activities planned for the Day After Thanksgiving that are free and will be included in your museum admission. Photography is encouraged so feel free to take photos to remember your visit!
Basement Tours and Vehicle Rides are available first come, first served. Please sign up in the museum lobby. Vehicle rides are for ages 18+. Vehicles for rides and demonstrations subject to change.
Check Out Our “Basement Collection”!
Though we have over 330 cars in our collection we only have room to display about 150 at any time. The Day After Thanksgiving is your chance to have a 30 minute visit downstairs to see the cars we store for future exhibits. We only open this a few times a year so enjoy!
Limit of 40 per group- sign up in museum lobby. First come, first served.
Basement Tours available at: 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm.
Take a Ride in a Museum Car*!
Did you know that 95% of our collection is in driving condition? Sign up for a ride in one of these cars and you will get to experience the car in action!
11:30 am: Rides in a 1959 Citroën ID 19.
2:00 pm: Rides in a 1951 Hotchkiss Gregoire.
3:00 pm: Rides in a 1975 Citroën 2CV.
*Adults 18+ Only. Cars go out on the road and most do not have seat belts. Limited Space available- sign up in museum lobby. One ride per day, per person, please.
Vehicle Demonstrations with Museum Director Jeff Lane
Join Museum Director Jeff Lane as he demonstrates three museum pieces: the 1963 Trivan, the 1956 Autonacional Biscuter 100 and the 1932 Helicron. Demonstrations begin on the museum floor at the listed times.
No registration needed.
11:15 am, 12:15 pm, 1:45 pm, 2:45 pm and 3:45 pm
Get Free Admission to the Museum With Our Annual Toys for Tots Drive
Bring a new, unwrapped toy worth $5 or more for Toys for Tots and you will get one free admission to the museum or a voucher to return at another time (a great stocking stuffer!). Offer good Nov. 25-Dec. 12, 2011. (Though remember, the museum is always closed on Tuesdays and Thursdays.)