South Bend, Indiana: Studebaker Museum: Lincoln Carriage of Doom

Studebaker built vehicles for over 100 years. Trace its history from its quirky cars of the 1960s and '50s back to the carriage that carried Lincoln to his Ford Theatre assassination in 1865.

Studebaker National Museum

Address:
201 Chapin St., South Bend, IN
Directions:
Studebaker National Museum. West edge of the city. US 20/31 exit 73B. Drive east on IN-2/Western Ave. for four miles. Turn left at the stoplight onto Chapin St. Drive three blocks. Turn left onto Thomas St. You'll see the parking lot on the right.
Hours:
M-Sa 10-5, Su 12-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
574-235-9714
Admission:
Adults $10.
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Studebaker National Museum

The car museum is located in the middle of South Bend (there are plenty of signs to point you there) and is currently in the old Loewy design studio -- part of the old factory. It holds 150+ year old wagons, presidential vehicles, and various other artifacts of the company's history, as well as items from other South Bend manufacturers.

[ALC, 07/02/2002]

The museum moved into its own building in 2005, packed with three floors of exclusive Studebakerabilia.

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