International Towing and Recovery Museum, Chattanooga

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TripAdvisor
  • Today we take tow trucks for granted, but try to imagine sitting next to your vehicle where it broke down and waiting for the mechanic to fix it there along the road! This museum traces this part of a...  more »
  • Really glad I visited this museum, I had seen the sign from the Interstate and decided to call in. What a beautiful display of recovery trucks starting from the very first around up to modern times. T...  more »
  • We stopped here as my husband use to drive a tow truck. He really enjoyed the museum. We spent about 1 1/2 hours here.  more »
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  • Nice museum but a little bit on the small side. Probably a must for any real car enthusiast and it's a shrine for people in the towing industry. Four stars instead of 5 because at $10 I think it's a little pricey considering you can go to the Lane Museum in Nashville for $12 which has a collection of over 400 vehicles.
  • This is a great place for kids. Both my children live it. Close to St Elmo area... Convenient to good restaurants, the incline railroad, Ruby falls, and Rick city.
  • great layout and presentation. and as a vintage tow truck owner it was fantastic to see some of the same tools i own. and i never realised there was such a huge toy following with tow trucks. hope to have my kids with me next ime im in the south.
  • Nice little museum, a hall of fame for tow industry figures and a memorial to those who died while assisting motorists who were stranded or wrecked. The museum also has many toy tow trucks and service station memorabilia.
  • I'm not part of the towing industry but a car nut like myself found this museum interesting. Trucks are in good restored condition and there is also a lot of toys to look at.