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Events

  • May 23-25, 2014
  • 2014 Microcar Meet
  • Microcar Meet- Join us for a 3-day event that celebrates all things Microcar!
  • June 15, 2014- 10am-5pm
  • Father's Day Special- Dad Gets in Free! In addition we'll be offering special activities like free basement tours and demonstrations! (First come, first served! Space for events is limited and some rides and demonstrations may be canceled for inclement weather.)
  • June 21, 2014- 2pm
  • Director's Talk- Jeff Lane talks about the Lane Family and the History of Lane Motor Museum.
  • July 19, 2014- 9am-12pm
  • *Member Exclusive*- Join us at Smith Springs Park for our Summer Event and Amphicar Rides!(RSVP Required) Become a member!
  • July 26, 2014- 2pm
  • Director's Talk- Jeff Lane talks about the History and significance of Tatra automobiles.
  • August 9, 2014- 10am-2pm
  • *Member Exclusive*- Basement Free Time! Museum Members will enjoy special access to see the collection stored in our basement area from 10am-2pm. This is not a guided tour or reception but just open time to walk around and experience the rest of our 400 car collection. Members may bring the number of guests allowed by their membership. Become a member!
  • August 9, 2014- 2pm
  • Director's Talk- Jeff Lane talks about the history of Marcel Leyat and his many obsessions.
  • November 6-10, 2014
  • Military Appreciation Week! Visit between November 6-10, 2014 and receive free admission for active and retired military with ID.
  • November 13- December 8, 2014
  • Toys for Tots Drive- Get free admission to the museum with your donation of an unwrapped toy worth $5 or more!
  • November 15, 2014- time TBD
  • *MEMBER EXCLUSIVE*- Annual Member Reception. Become a member!
  • November 28, 2014- 10am-5pm
  • Day After Thanksgiving Family Fun! Join us for a special day at the museum with car rides, free basement tours and demonstrations! (First come, first served! Space for events is limited and some rides and demonstrations may be canceled for inclement weather.)

 

Exhibits

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Currently On Display

  • On Display Until May 19, 2014
  • Cars That Raced at Le Mans
  • On Display Until May 19, 2014
  • Electric Cars- Always the Cars of the Future
  • On Display Until January 12, 2015
  • Made In the USA- As you might expect most of these aren't your typical American made cars!
  • On Display Until March 9, 2015
  • Director's Cut- A selection of cars from our collection selected by museum director, Jeff Lane.
  • On Display No End Date
  • The Lane Family Cars- Four classic MG's that were each owned by a different member of the Lane Family.
  • On Display No End Date
  • 100 Years of Leyat- This fascinating exhibit explores the many ideas of Marcel Leyat-- from propeller-driven cars and flight trainers to his invention of an alternative method to musical notation.

 

Coming Soon!

  • OPENS May 8, 2014
  • Tatra- Excellence in Engineering- Explore 20 different Tatra models that range in age from 1923-1996. As home to the second largest collection of Tatras in the world (second only to the Tatra museum) this is the first time we have had nearly all of our collection on display at one time.
  • OPENS May 22, 2014
  • Microcars- Come enjoy an expanded look at our growing collection of Microcars from around the world!

 

Appearances

Come see us at these events around Nashville and around the country!

Closed Today-Mar. 3, 2014

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Due to inclement weather and unsafe driving conditions, Lane Motor Museum will be closed all day on Monday, March 3rd, 2014.

Please note that because we are always closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays we do not plan to re-open the museum until Thursday, March 6 at 10am.  At this time we hope to be able to resume our normal hours but will post another update if this is not possible.  Thank you.

Year End Special!

*** Year End Special! ***

Become a member by December 31, 2013 and receive a FREE 2014 Lane Motor Museum Calendar! (While supplies last!)

Member Special 2013

10th Anniversary Celebration Presented by Nissan

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Lane Motor Museum's 10th Anniversary Celebration!

Presented by Nissan

Saturday, October 19th- 10am-5pm

  • Free Admission all day!
  • First 500 receive a free 2014 Lane Motor Museum Calendar- Courtesy of Nissan!
  • Museum founder Jeff Lane will demonstrate several museum vehicles, museum mechanic Michael Hüby will discuss the museum's Gyro-X project and David Bishop of Nissan will present their "Job 1" truck-- the first Nissan produced in Symyrna TN and North America! a
  • We'll have face painters and a balloon artist for the kids. Every child receives a special prize!
  • (Scroll down for a detailed schedule of events!)

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Lane Motor Museum will celebrate 10 years in Nashville by opening its doors to the public for a free day on Saturday, October 19th, 2013 from 10am-5pm. In addition, the first 500 guests through the door will receive a free 2014 Lane Motor Museum calendar-- all courtesy of presenting sponsor, Nissan.

The day will begin at 9:45 am with a welcome from museum founder, Jeff Lane, Nashville Mayor Karl Dean and Vinay Shahani, Director of Marketing Communications for Nissan North America. The museum will open its doors for the public by 10:00 am when 2014 museum calendars will be distributed to the first 500 guests. Throughout the day the museum will offer demonstrations of their vehicles including talks about the process for their Gyro-X restoration project. David Bishop, Senior Manager of Product Development Aftersales Division for Nissan & curator of the Nissan Heritage Collection, will present Nissan’s “Job 1” truck -- a 1983 Nissan pickup truck that is not only the first Nissan produced at their plant in Smyrna, TN but the first produced in North America. Kids can enjoy the museum’s kids play area as well as face painters, balloon artists,and a special museum giveaway for kids!

Schedule of Events

9:45 AM         
Welcoming remarks featuring museum founder, Jeff Lane, Nashville Mayor Karl Dean,    
and Vinay Shahani, Director of Marketing Communications for Nissan North America

10:00 AM        
Lane Motor Museum opens to the public for a free day and the first 500 will also receive a free 2014 museum calendar--all courtesy of Nissan!

10:30 AM        
Lane Motor Museum mechanic Michael Hüby talks about the museum’s Gyro-X Restoration project.

11:00 AM        
David Bishop, Senior Manager of Product Development Aftersales Division for Nissan & curator of the Nissan Heritage Collection, will present “Job 1” truck-- -- a 1983 Nissan pickup truck that is not only the first Nissan produced at their plant in Smyrna, TN but the first produced in North America

12:00 PM        
Museum Founder, Jeff Lane, will demonstrate the museum’s 1896 Ford Quadricycle Replica, the 1965 Peel P-50 and the 1932 Helicron.

1:00 PM         
David Bishop, Senior Manager of Product Development Aftersales Division for Nissan & curator of the Nissan Heritage Collection, will present “Job 1” truck-- -- a 1983 Nissan pickup truck that is not only the first Nissan produced at their plant in Smyrna, TN but the first produced in North America.

2:00 PM         
Museum Founder, Jeff Lane, will talk about the history of Tatra and demonstrate the museum's Mochet Velocar.

3:00 PM         
Museum Founder, Jeff Lane, will demonstrate the museum’s 1896 Ford Quadricycle Replica, the 1965 Peel P-50 and the 1932 Helicron.

4:00 PM         
Lane Motor Museum mechanic Michael Hüby talks about the museum’s Gyro-X Restoration project.

About Lane Motor Museum

At Lane Motor Museum, visitors can enjoy the largest collection of European cars in the United States. Approximately 150 cars and motorcycles are on display that represents countries from Asia, Europe, and North and South America, and date from 1922 to 2008. Highlights of the Museum include the largest Czechoslovakian vehicle collection outside Europe, microcars, amphibious vehicles, alternative fuel vehicles, competition cars, motorcycles, military vehicles, and prototypes. The Museum also offers a display of automotive art, a special play area for children, and a gift shop.

Lane Motor Museum is open Thursday-Monday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays as well as Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day & New Year’s Day. Though free for the anniversary event on October 19th, admission is regularly $9 for adults, $6 for seniors (65+), $3 for youth (ages 6-17) and free for age 5 and under.

Lane Motor Museum is located at 702 Murfreesboro Pike just minutes from downtown Nashville. For more information, call (615) 742-7445 or visit the website at www.LaneMuseum.org.

 

Happy Fourth of July

We will be open On July 4th, 2013 from 10am-5pm

Visit Lane Motor Museum

ADMISSION PRICES:  
Adults (18-64).......$9  
Seniors (65+)........$6  
Youth (6-17)..........$3  
Under Age 5........Free  
   
LOCATION:
702 Murfreesboro Pike
 
Nashville, TN 37210  
CONTACT US:  
(615) 742-7445

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