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Ideal Classic Cars Museum & Showroom

Open today: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Great selection of cars

We always pop in to see the cars. Excellent condition. Brings back memories from the 60-70s... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chris D
Rochester, New York
good if you like cars

We all like to look at cars so we enjoyed going in here. All the cars are for sale. They have... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
Heather M
Saint James, Missouri
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“free admission”(11 reviews)
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Ideal Classic Cars is a full service classic automotive dealership and museum, specializing in buying, selling and trading as well as consignments, financing, appraisals and domestic and international shipping. Our 27,000 square foot showroom is...more
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2224 Tamiami Trl S, Venice, FL 34293-5049
+1 888-257-8352
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always pop in to see the cars. Excellent condition. Brings back memories from the 60-70s. Sometimes they have a car show on Saturday. Lots of parking and free.

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 20 June 2018

We all like to look at cars so we enjoyed going in here. All the cars are for sale. They have cars from some movies. Some cars they make to look like certain cars, so if you have a car in mind and the money...More

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Wonderful place to spend a few hours looking at some classic cars. Nice friendly staff welcome you to look around at an amazing car collection that is always changing.

Thank Keith R
Reviewed 5 June 2018

We went to the museum it is small but very good and well worth a visit the classic American cars are in fab condition it was very interesting

Thank Barbara R
Reviewed 3 June 2018

We stopped here to look at the cars. It's free to get in, just have to register. The cars are incredible... they have the batmovile, the monkees car, mystery machine. Very cool place to stop in at for a few..

Thank Benannie
Reviewed 23 May 2018

This place is awesome in the number of vintage and specialty cars on display and for sale. I took my grand boys ages 10,12 there and they loved it. They behaved well and the owners welcomed them and even gave them each a small model...More

Thank annmpalaitis
Reviewed 19 May 2018

The collection of cars always changes as they sell and turn over their inventory. You will find everything there from brass cars to muscle cars. It will take about 45 minutes to go through, unless you find a car your want to ship home! There...More

Thank dleewilloughby
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Great selection of classic cars to view. Relaxed atmosphere for viewing classic cars. If you're visiting the Venice area, definitely worth the trip. Free admission. Rest rooms. Bring the kids too!!

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 10 April 2018

great place to see hot cars in a cool SW florida place, always a different selection. Fun to look at for free

Thank 1youngb
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

I just stopped in for the first time and pleasantly surprised at the quality and layout. Not overly crowded and easy to view the cars up close. On my visit the variety include old VW bugs, muscle cars, trucks and maybe a half dozen Corvettes....More

Thank bim55
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Bobby H
4 August 2018|
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Response from FloridaRetired | Reviewed this property |
Yes, They are open today
Jane S
19 January 2017|
Response from Ideal C | Property representative |
If you are a first time visitor to Ideal Classic Cars all we ask is that you fill out a 4 question registration (favorite car, how did you hear about us) and admission is free after that! We look forward to your visit!