Hickory Corners, Michigan: Gilmore Car Museum: Drive a Model T

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Address:
6865 W. Hickory Rd, Hickory Corners, MI
Directions:
I-94 exit 74 onto US 131. Drive north to exit 49A (Plainwell). Follow Hwy 89 east 12 miles to stop sign. Turn left (north) on Hwy 43 and continue for five miles to Hickory Rd. Turn right (east) and the museum entrance is on the right.
Hours:
M-F 9-5, Sa-Su 9-6. Diner open 11-4. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
269-671-5089
Admission:
Adults $15. Model T driving $105.
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Gilmore Car Museum: Drive a Model T

Sprawls across 90 bucolic acres and keeps its cars in high-tech barns. Has its own operating 1941 diner. Visitors can spend a few extra hours (and extra cash) to learn to drive a real Model T.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [07/26/2014]

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Brick car.

Brick Car at Gilmore Car Museum

There's a car made completely out of bricks at the Gilmore Car Museum. It is outside of Building G and next to the Shell Gas Station.

[Rachel, 07/07/2018]

A 1940 Pontiac, by the looks of its bricks.

Gilmore Car Museum (and Barns)

Terrific display of cars, from Ford's Quadricycle to the a unique 1931 Franklin, from toy wagons to wood-paneled wagons. Also includes a few barns that the museum has preserved.

[eric schansberg, 07/26/2014]

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