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Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing

13700 SW 16th Ave, Ocala, FL 34473-3970
+1 352-245-8661
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Don Garlits

I met Don Garlits many years ago and getting to see his collect was great. He has dozens of cars... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jim W
always interesting and brings back lots of memories

When ever you are in Ocala, Florida area, if you have not been to Museum, do stop in, you will be... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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13700 SW 16th Ave, Ocala, FL 34473-3970
+1 352-245-8661
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I met Don Garlits many years ago and getting to see his collect was great. He has dozens of cars and other memorabilia from the past in the museum and the kids really enjoyed it.

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When ever you are in Ocala, Florida area, if you have not been to Museum, do stop in, you will be glad you did.

Thank garyackerman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow! This museum is packed with a huge variety of vehicles with more information about each than you can take in. This is a must see for racing fans of all ages! Essentially you are seeing the history of a lifetime of one passionate racer...More

Thank Scarletfever
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So much important Racing History under one roof. To see and experience the Drag Racing contribution of Garlits and all His Buddies is a walk of Historic Fame. Do not forget that just next door is Don's Personal collection of Autos and important Vehicles.

Thank A2132JHjamesc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is great for all ages. Even if your not interested in drag racing, the vehicles and history of the evolution of racing is spectacular.

Thank Sue D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent place to visit.well worth the money.a lot to see.so if you are A drag racing fan you must see it.

Thank Dandy F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must see for anyone who loves drag racing, big horsepower engines and fast cars. The second building houses a huge selection of not only antique cars, but memorabilia from days past, including some of the the first autos ever built. Plan on at least...More

Thank M6657FZcharlesh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful racing museum so many different cars and knowledgeable people who work there. There are two buildings worth seeing them both as autos are so different.

Thank Landa M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The cars and their presentations are fantastic! But there is a much bigger story here that should be shared. I was overwhelmed by what an individual (Don Garlits, in this case) can achieve and accomplish in a life time, and he is in his mid-80's...More

Thank BigPlanDan
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

If you are into drag racing from the 50s up, this is the place to visit. Many cars of his and other stars of drag racing. He was one of my heroes in the 60's and this place was well worth the admission price.

Thank James R
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3 January 2018|
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Response from Ronald E | Reviewed this property |
No charge for parking but look at his web site if you visit for private tours with Don
17 January 2017|
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Response from Donna G | Property representative |
Yes you may take photos at the Museum...we are also pet friendly as long as your pet is on a leash.
12 September 2016|
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Response from MrC386 | Reviewed this property |
Yes sir they do..