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Buick Automotive Gallery, Flint

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The Buick Automotive Gallery is an annex gallery of the Sloan Museum that features rotating exhibits of automobiles. Each vehicle in the collection has historic ties to Flint or Genesee County.

Buick Gallery is a haven for lovers of classic cars, concept cars, restorations, and all things Flint. Visit often to see rotating exhibits of Flint-built carriages, tanks, and other automotive oddities.

The Buick Automotive Gallery is also home to the Sloan Museum's Perry Archives, which house a wide array of photographs, records and objects chronicling the people and history of Flint and Genesee County, Michigan. The Archives are open to the public by appointment. Researchers are encouraged call 810.237.3440 or send an email to Collections@SloanLongway.org to arrange an appointment with Collections staff.
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  • Automotive interest- Mostly about Buick motor companybuy also has concept cars and milatary display. Information about General Motors and Flint  more »
  • If you have an interest in antique cars, this is a must to see. The history of the Buick and the cars they display will be a most enjoyable experience  more »
  • What a great showing of vintage and one of a kind automobiles. A must see even if you are not into cars, just for the innovation of 1950's autos.  more »
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  • Amazing collection of cars! You will not be disappointed. They even have several concept cars that were never produced.
  • Amazing collection of original concept and collector cars
  • Visited during the auto show, which is absolutely worth the trip for car enthusiasts. The Buick Auto Gallery is fairly small (about 15 vehicles) but tells the fantastic story about Buick. Some visionary cars are in this gallery, including some Harley Earl designs. Folks that work there are very helpful and talkative if approached.
  • Highly recommended for a visit if you appreciate old cars. They have some models you can crawl into. Some on display are so rare this is probably the only place you will ever see it. This place is a very fun trip back through time and educational as well.
  • This little auto history museum is a gem. Wonderful collection of older cars and associated period memorabilia and signage. Great way to spend a couple of hours.

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