Volo, Illinois: Volo Auto Museum

Specializes in Hollywood vehicles and outlandish Kustom Kars, from the million-dollar Cat-in-the-Hat car to the junky Tow Mater. Thousands of square feet of exhibit space; be prepared for a lot of walking.
Address:
27582 Volo Village Rd, Volo, IL
Directions:
Midway between Chicago and Milwaukee. I-94 exit onto Hwy 120/Belvidere Rd. West 13 miles, cross US Hwy 12, then right onto Volo Village Rd.
Hours:
Daily 10 am - 5pm. (Call to verify)
Phone:
815-385-3644
RA Rates:
Major Fun
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Munsters car. Volo Auto Museum

The Volo Auto Museum has a mix of authentic prop cars and antique autos. The antiqu autos are available for purchase, the props are for display only.

[Bill Weisner, 04/01/2013]
Volo Auto Museum

Great museum with a collection that spans 4 buildings and a multi building/level antique mall. Surprisingly, most cars are for sale, so you can "what if" to your heart's content. If you go, don't miss bldg. #4. This is where the oldest collection rests. Beautiful limousines from the era where the driver sat uncovered, to perfectly restored 1940s convertibles. These cars look like new and you can poke your head right inside. Great for all ages and a fun surprise even if you're not into cars.

[Andrea, 07/12/2012]
Space car. Hollywood and Car Museum

5 Showrooms with about 300 cars, many Hollywood TV and Movie cars, Military museum and antique malls, 7 miles of aisles total! Food Court, gift shops and much more.

[Brian, 05/24/2009]
Miami Vice TV Car Comes to Illinois

The Volo Auto Museum has no death cars -- at least at the moment -- but it has the second-best thing: celebrity cars, and lots of them. The latest addition to its impressive collection is the custom-built fake Ferrari Daytona Spyder that Don "Sonny Crockett" Johnson drove in the 1980s TV series, Miami Vice.

... [11/25/2006] Complete News Story

Kustom hearse featured at Auto Museum

The Volo Auto Museum has added a great car to its collection: the "Boothill Express." The BE started out as a horse-drawn hearse in 1850, and transported Bob Younger of the Jesse James Gang to his final resting place. The hearse was discovered in Minnesota in 1966 and converted to a kustom car, proudly displayed at car shows across the US.... [07/10/1999] Complete News Story

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