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Swigart Museum, Huntingdon

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4.6/5 based on 40+ reviews on the web
The William E. Swigart, Jr. Antique Automobile Museum, located in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit museum dedicated to the preservation of American automobile history. The collections began as a private passion of founder W. Emmert Swigart in about 1920. The current museum opened in 1957.

The museum's collection contain about 150 cars, of which 30 to 35 are on display at the museum at one time. One-of-a-kind automobiles include a 1936 Duesenberg 12 cylinder Gentlemen's Speedster, a 1920 Carroll, and a 1916 Scripps-Booth. The Swigart Museum is the only automobile museum in the country where visitors can see two Tuckers side-by-side, the 1947 "Tin Goose" Prototype and #1013. Along with automobiles, the museum's other collections including automotive artwork, bicycles, antique toys, vintage clothing, spittoons, license plates, radiator caps, automobile lights and horns, automobilia and other related items.

The museum is open daily from Memorial Day weekend through the end of October, and hosts many car-related events.

The museum is a member of the National Association of Automobile Museums and the American Association of Museums.
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  • This was the last part of my bus tour with Quest. I took many pictures with my Kodak but I still have them on my camera because I am waiting to get to the end of my memory card. The owner was telling ...  read more »
  • This is a great car museum! Has a great collection of cars. My husband and I have been to many car places and this was one of our faves! Highly recommend ! 
  • I knew my husband would enjoy this and was surprised how much I did also. I enjoyed seeing Herbie the Love Bug. I was amazed by some of the unique cars and very much enjoyed the signage placed next to...  read more »
  • Loved looking at the old cars. Not a lot of cars but what they had was nice to loom at.
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