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RV Hall of Fame & Museum

21565 Executive Pkwy, Elkhart, Indiana 46514 USA

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“Discover the history of the RV”

The RV/MH Hall of Fame is a 100,000 sq. ft. museum in Elkhart, Indiana that features a variety of historical recreational vehicles from Airstream, Winnebago and other American makers. The foundation states that their primary goals are to "To create a display of historic RV/MH products in a museum for the education and enjoyment of the public."HistoryFounded in 1972 as the Recreational Vehicle/Manufactured Housing Heritage Foundation, the museum opened in 1991 and in 2007, moved into its current location. The foundation is a non-profit organization and relies on donations from a variety of sources.FeaturesThe museum is located just off Interstate 80 near Elkhart and features pull through parking for RV travelers, which comprise a portion of the visitors. The primary building, Founders Hall, is complete with artificial trees and other plants to create a simulated RV campground.The museum features a variety of recreation vehicles dating back 100 years and continuing through the 1980s. The oldest vehicle on display is a 1913 Earl Travel Trailer and is the oldest surviving specimen known. The museum is divided into areas that highlight key events in the history of RVs, such as the introduction of the first microwave oven, the first indoor toilet and other features. Vehicles from the 1980s on are displayed at the Go RVing exhibition hall, within walking distance of the museum.One of the vehicles on display is the 1931 Chevrolet Housecar that was offered as a bribe to Mae West by Paramount Pictures, to persuade her to make movies. The oldest Winnebago and the smallest Airstream ever built are also to be found in the museum.

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Dawn M.

Such a fun place for the family! Entry fees are reasonable. You can finish the main RV section on about 20-30 minutes. I enjoyed how you can enter the RVs and tour the vehicles. Up stairs is the... Read more

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Kaylee B.

Such a fun experience. They have a new exhibit for Manufactured housing. They have 2 double wides and a single wide. All awesome models and look like stick built home. This is great for the MH... Read more

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Drew S.

Beautiful facility. Very nice museum. We enjoyed both the RVs and the mobile homes. Lots of great old models of RVs to see. Some you can even go inside. Some very unique and unusual ones. It would... Read more

RV Hall of Fame & Museum

21565 Executive Pkwy
Elkhart, Indiana
46514 USA
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  • Sun: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Mon, Tue, Thu - Sat: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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