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Historic Auto Museum, Roscoe

4.7
#33 of 104 in Museums in Illinois
Historic Auto Attractions is not only home to famous cars, but also a wide array of movie memorabilia. Some of those pieces include Marilyn Monroe’s nightgown, a sweater worn by Hollywood legend James Dean, and an outfit worn by Elvis Presley. In addition a large section of the museum is dedicated to John F. Kennedy, along with the “Day in Dallas” display.
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  • A true car lovers dream. I was there for several hours, the collection is wonderfully displayed. An amazing place to see and a wealth of knowledge both car and historical. A MUST SEE.  more »
  • This is not a historical car museum. It is a museum that includes cars associated with historical figures. The owner of this museum is a collector and auction attendee. He has collected all kinds of d...  more »
  • Surprisingly large collection of transportation vehicles of all eras, much history memoabilia including a Lincoln area and Kennedy area. Reportedly the world's largest collection of presidential and w...  more »
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  • Huge!!Unexpected to see everything I did. Great variety of neat things to.looks at.The jfk collection was stunning. GREAT PLACE TO VISIT
  • The name is misleading. Historic Auto Attractions is much more than cars. It's s celebration of America and Americana. There are cars galore, but they're surrounded by exhibits that bring the owners and the times to life. Cars of the stars are surrounded by their owners clothing, photos, guitars, etc. Stars of historical figures are surrounded by photos (often bigger than life) and extensive information. In addition, there are exhibits on all the U S Presidents, with detailed information on President Kennedy, Jackie, and their families.
  • Great place! Had an opportunity to talk with one of the people in charge of the place. He told me that they are always changing up the place every year. Which is wonderful to hear!
  • A nice collection of classic cars, guns, movie memorabilia and more. We spent about two hours wandering through looking at everything. Definitely worth a visit if you're nearby!
  • Probably the best private collection of Hollywood memorabilia and automobile sales in the Midwest.
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