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Postwar People Movers Exhibit

Growing up in the USA probably evokes fond memories of “the family truckster”. Some families had sensible sedans, while others may have had a minivan or a wagon. Who doesn’t remember the family Impala, Roadmaster, or Country Squire?

The post-World War II period in Europe was no different. As governments rebuilt their infrastructure and families rebuilt their lives, the need for sensible transportation was vital to getting the economy running again. The postwar period from the late 1940s to the early 1970s in Western Europe brought about an unprecedented economic boom. In Germany it was called “das Wirtschaftswunder”, in Italy, “il Miracolo Economico”, and in France, “les Trente Glorieuses”. No matter the name, the meaning was the same – new wealth, strong employment, and easier access to power and resources – it was a period of growth and prosperity in the West.

The largely Communist East, on the other hand, did not enjoy the benefits of the European Recovery Program, aka the ERP or The Marshall Plan. Many Eastern industries were nationalized and consolidated under Communist rule, including automobile manufacturing. Consequently, many familiar marques were lost, but a few new ones were formed, or reborn. But, again, the need for sensible, affordable transportation remained, as strong here as across the border.

Seen here are but a few examples of “the family car” as may have been found on Eastern and Western European streets during the period of 1945-1973, or “the Glorious Thirty” as France called it. While the needs on both sides were very similar, it should be noted that the ability to fulfill those needs were far different, East and West. The West enjoyed access to fresh ideas, raw materials, and seemingly limitless energy, while the East struggled with leftover ideas, worn-out equipment, and trade sanctions.

Both sides managed to make do, just in different ways…

EAST

Buying a car in East Berlin? Put your name on a list and be prepared to wait – most likely several years. Demand outstripped supply by 5X! Used cars were instantly attainable, and commanded far higher prices than new ones!

Cars were often heavy body-on-frame, of poor material quality, and used antiquated, noisy, smoky two-stroke engines. Some, like Tatra, were quite advanced, but only meant for the elite.

Car model life was often measured in decades. Trabants and Wartburgs were virtually unchanged from 1957 to 1990.

WEST

Buying a car in Munich, Paris, or Rome? Walk in with funds and drive away!

Many cars were of galvanized unibody construction with powerful, quiet four-stroke engines and decent creature comforts, like heaters.

Manufacturers brought fresh new designs to market regularly, incorporating new technology such as fuel injection, disc brakes, and improved safety equipment.

 

 

 

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Events

 

  • August 23*, 2014- 2pm (*New Date!- was previously set for Aug. 9 but moved due to a conflict)
  • *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 23*, 2014- 2pm (*New Date!- was previously set for Aug. 9 but moved due to a conflict)
  • 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 Nov 3, 2014
  • Tatra- Excellence in Engineering- Explore 20 different Tatra models 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.
  • 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 Until May 18, 2015
  • microcars
  • Microcar Exhibit- Come enjoy an expanded look at our growing collection of Microcars from around the world.
  • 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.

 

Appearances

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

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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.

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http://www.lanemotormuseum.org/events/103-audio-video/622-year-end-member-offer http://www.lanemotormuseum.org/events/103-audio-video/622-year-end-member-offer *** 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

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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.

 

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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  
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http://www.lanemotormuseum.org/visit-from-frist http://www.lanemotormuseum.org/visit-from-frist Lane Motor Museum is home to one of the most diverse car collections from around the world. We display over 150 cars that include prototypes, one-of-a-kind vehicles, propeller-driven cars, amphibious vehicles, military vehicles and more! Want to see a preview?  Check out this mini documentary about the collection.

This summer, we're proud to partner with The Frist Center in downtown Nashville for their exhibit Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles!

Admission Price- Show Your Frist ticket or Frist member card and save!

Save your ticket! We are offering a special discount of $3.00 off when you show your Frist ticket or Frist member card!

  Reg. Price With Frist Discount
Adults (18+) $9 $6
Seniors (65+) $6 $3
Youth (6-17) $3 $0- free!
Child (Age 5 & under) Free Free

2013 Summer Hours

Effective June 6-September 16, 2013*
Open Daily from 10am-5pm
(Starting Sept. 17 we will resume normal hours and will be closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays as well as Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day)

Directions- Only 3 miles from the Frist Center to Lane Motor Museum!

If you're using GPS- Lane Motor Museum is located at:
702 Murfreesboro Pike, Nashville, TN, 37210
Phone: 615-742-7445

  1. Head northeast on Broadway toward 9th Ave S (0.1 mi)
  2. Take the 2nd right onto Rosa L Parks Blvd/8th Ave S (0.3 mi)
  3. At the traffic circle, take the 2nd exit onto Lafayette St (1.6 mi)
  4. Continue straight onto Murfreesboro Pike (1.1 mi)
  5. Turn left into Lane Motor Museum (702 Murfreesboro Pike)

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http://www.lanemotormuseum.org/visit-from-wyndham http://www.lanemotormuseum.org/visit-from-wyndham Lane Motor Museum is home to one of the most diverse car collections from around the world. We display over 150 cars that include prototypes, one-of-a-kind vehicles, propeller-driven cars, amphibious vehicles, military vehicles and more! Want to see a preview?  Check out this mini documentary about the collection.

2013 Summer Hours

Effective June 6-September 16, 2013*
Open Daily from 10am-5pm
(Starting Sept. 17 we will resume normal hours and will be closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays as well as Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day)

2013 Admission Prices

  Reg. Price
Adults (18+) $9
Seniors (65+) $6
Youth (6-17) $3
Child (Age 5 & under) Free

Directions- Only 10 minutes from the Wyndham Resort to Lane Motor Museum!

If you're using GPS- Lane Motor Museum is located at:
702 Murfreesboro Pike, Nashville, TN, 37210
Phone: 615-742-7445

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