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Historic Auto Attractions

13825 Metric Rd, Roscoe, Illinois 61073 USA

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“See the Batmobile & Marty McFly's Deloreon!”

Abraham Lincoln Exhibit: A huge room full of one-of-a-kind artifacts spanning an American President's life and tragic betrayal during a period of tremendous growth and change as a nation. The World Leaders exhibit is full of rare military and personal vehicles of U.S. Presidents and other important figures from around the globe. Including; Hitler, Mussolini, Himmler, Hirohito and more! The Legends of Racing exhibit is a tribute to NASCAR's greatest drivers, it contains cars and memorabilia from Dale Earnhardt, Mark Martin, and Richard Petty. Be sure to see the Illinois Stock Car Hall of Fame, now featured in this exhibit. From movie stars like Marilyn Monroe, and James Dean to country legends like Johnny Cash and Hank Williams to the "King of Rock and Roll" himself, Elvis Presley, this room has it all. Learn all about the Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, and Space Shuttle programs. With full scale models on loan from the NASA / Lyndon Johnson Space Center in Houston Texas you'll see upclose the technology that took us to the moon and back. The exhibits include the death car of Bonnie & Clyde from Arthur Penn's film of the same name, as well as the actual hats Bonnie & Clyde were wearing when they were gunned down.

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Reviewed by
Hfeser

  • 1 Review
  • 3 Helpful
July 04, 2013

This place is awesome from to start to finish! It has a piece of history for everyone age 12 To 100. It is incredible that one person has this much passion about history and the means to share it. Everything is well displayed and easy to digest and read. We met the owner Wayne Lensing, who is kind, humble and knowledgable. Thanks Wayne! The Fesers

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Reviewed by
LostInIN

  • 8 Reviews
  • 2 Helpful
August 10, 2014

This place was great!!! Totally worth the admission price, not just cars but all sorts of collectibles. Almost too much to take in. Worth the trip.

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Reviewed by
kellyneeser

  • 21 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
June 21, 2019
Rated 5.0

Amazing collection! We had a blast! If we come this way again we would stop for a second go round!

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Reviewed by
mrjohnm

  • 3 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
June 11, 2019

Great displays. Took us 1 1/2 hours to do. Many famous cars and also Movie displays.
Worth the fee. Close to highway.

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Reviewed by
cadeswain

  • 4 Reviews
  • 1 Helpful
July 20, 2017
Rated 5.0

Not just for car lovers! Lots of historical and cultural displays, plus tons of excellent information. The "wax museum" side isn't the best, granted, but not the worst, either. It still gets five stars for neon so totally chock-full of fascinating stuff. We spent an hour there going through their enormous collection and we probably could have stayed longer to watch all the informational videos. Don't miss this!

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Historic Auto Attractions

13825 Metric Rd
Roscoe, Illinois
61073 USA

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Closed Now
  • Tue - Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Public Restrooms
  • No Wifi
  • Private Parking
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