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Last rocket is earthbound in Michigan museum

The Oldsmobile "rocket" 88, initially touted for its whirlaway hydramatic drive, is no more. The last one off the assembly line, a special edition in gold and black, was given to the R-E Olds Transportation Museum in Lansing, MI. General Motors estimates that it sold 10 million 88s since it began production in 1949.

240 Museum Drive, Lansing, MI
I-496 exit 7. Turn north onto S. Cedar/Larch St., drive a quarter-mile, turn left onto Michigan Ave, then make the second left onto Museum Drive. The museum is all the way at the end, on the right.
Tu-Sa 10 am- 5 pm, Su noon - 5 pm; Nov-Mar closed Su. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $7, 18 and under $5, families of 5 $15
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