1956 Oldsmobile Holiday Coupe advertisement.

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.

[02/07/1999]
Address:
240 Museum Drive, Lansing, MI
Directions:
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.
Hours:
Tu-Sa 10 am- 5 pm, Su noon - 5 pm; Nov-Mar closed Su. (Call to verify)
Phone:
517-372-0529
Admission:
Adults $7, 18 and under $5, families of 5 $15
RA Rates:
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