“Walk the history of towing”
Come walk among early towing and recovery history in the International Towing & Recovery Hall Of Fame and Museum. Enjoy restored antique wreckers and equipment, industry related displays of collectible toys, tools, unique equipment, and pictorial histories of manufacturers who pioneered a worldwide industry.Chattanooga, Tennessee, was chosen as the museum's home because the indusry's first wrecker was fabricated approximately three and a half miles away from the museum at the Ernest Holmes Company.Automotive and history buffs alike will enjoy a tour of the nostalgic museum, located in historic downtown. The everchanging collection of tow trucks dates from the earliest days of the automobile. The museum has a variety of antique toys and memorabilia to entertain all members of your family.The International Towing and Recovery Museum was dedicated in the fall of 1995 and has been growing ever since. The museum is a non-profit organization. All money and exhibits come exclusively from donations, grants, and gifts from individuals and major industry corporations.The museum hosts tour groups, school trips, and special events. It is recommended that you call 30 days in advance for reservations.
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