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Lane Motor Museum, Nashville

(4.7/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web)
Claiming the largest collection of European cars and motorcycles in the United States, Lane Motor Museum offers visitors a chance to discover the history behind the development of some of the world's most unusual and innovative vehicles. You can explore over 300 models including propeller-powered vehicles, microcars, amphibious vehicles, and three-wheeled cars. Don't miss the exhibit featuring the largest collection of Czechoslovak cars outside Europe, including 13 vehicles made by Tatra--one of the world's oldest automobile manufacturers. The motorcycle gallery displays vintage and modern European bikes, as well as several Japanese-made scooters. Check online for upcoming events and special exhibits. Use our Nashville holiday planner to add Lane Motor Museum and other attractions to your Nashville vacation plans.
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  • This was a great museum. There were so many cars!!! They have a great international collection which made it extra special since it wasn't your common USA only cars. My favorite was the small car coll...  more »
  • I mainly went for my youngest child who has been car crazy since birth. At 7 years old, he did not want to leave making a very enjoyable trip and different from our normal interests. 
  • Lots of old models of European cars. Many were cars made for racing, prototypes and unique car designs. Wish lety let us ride in some of them. 
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  • Fantastic museum with plenty to discover. There are plenty of signs posted to provide background information on the displays and even some videos in certain areas. Standing next to that gigantic amphibious vehicle and the smallest production car ever made in the same day was a unique and memorable experience.
  • Worth a visit if you are an auto fan beyond US cars. The have mostly European cars and some special exhibits from time to time. Very well prepared signs with plenty of information for each car. Check out the Tatras, largest collection (they claim) outside of the Czech Republic.
  • Fun way to spend the afternoon, Lots of obscure cars from lesser known countries
  • Awesome museum to spend an afternoon in. Not only does it house some truly unique cars, but also motorcycles, bicycles, planes, and more vehicles that are in categories of their own.
  • This place was really amazing. I saw a few photos and decided to attend but it was bigger than I expected and full of variety. From the 1-wheel McLean to this huge military vehicle outside, the variety of unusual cars is quite vast. They let you take photographs but don't touch any of the vehicles for good reason