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Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum

1100 N Dixie Ave, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-2534
+1 270-765-2181
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What a great little surprise

Great cars. Great personnel. Fine personal taste translated into displays worthy of a much... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TomBardstownKentucky
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Bardstown Kentucky
Great Break that turned into a Highlight

We could not believe the collection and time spent to have writeups about each car and the family... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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"... a wonderful collection, and it's FREE! Thank you" a recent visitor. The Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum features vehicles ranging from the early 1900's to the 1960's in a variety of makes and models in both original condition and restored condition. After years of planning and nine months of construction, Swope`s Cars of Yesteryear opened in May 1999. The collection consists of sixty magnificent machines of the past, all museum quality. These are exciting automobiles that stir memories of long ago days when motoring was a fun-filled adventure. Our museum allows car fans and collectors to admire the progression of automobiles over time. Our collection includes antique cars like the 1914 Model T and the 1925 Pierce Arrow to classics like the 1969 Chevrolet Camaro and the 1956 Thunderbird.
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1100 N Dixie Ave, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-2534
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+1 270-765-2181
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"free admission"
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"great collection"
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"car lovers"
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"on display"
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"pristine condition"
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"mint condition"
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"rolls royce"
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"car nut"
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"self guided"
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"great stop"
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"beautiful vintage"
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"blown away"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great cars. Great personnel. Fine personal taste translated into displays worthy of a much larger museim

Thank TomBardstownKentucky
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We could not believe the collection and time spent to have writeups about each car and the family. A favorite of most was the Hudson, Rolls Royces and Packards.

Thank MipoView
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great collection of cars, including a large number of Packards, and it was all free. If you are into antique/classic cars, this is a must see. The cars are not your typical museum exhibits in that they are all fully operational. If you're in...More

Thank Roger B
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The museum is on the lot of the car dealership that owns it. Extremely well preserved and presented. The people that are staffing the area are well informed and enjoy themselves.

Thank CincyTech
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Reviewed 8 June 2018

Recommend everyone to check out this great collection of classic automobiles. Theres a reason why its #1.

Thank Brian H
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

It's free and it is fabulous. A showroom full of vintage restored cars - from a Model T to a Rolls Royce. Well worth a visit even if you are not a car buff. Keep hold of any children though - cars are to be...More

Thank beckmau35046
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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed checking out this museum. We took a Challenger for a test drive too. Loved talking with the gentleman who worked there. Cool there was a 1969 Camaro from Minnesota, my home state. Sorry to hear of the owners passing.

Thank Janet O
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Totally where the stop! Self-guided or informative Tour from the nicest people ever. Miss Shannon was awesome!!!! With six kids it can be really difficult to find a place like this that doesn't look at you like you're a horrible person when you bring little...More

Thank Laurel H
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Walking into Swope's cars of yesteryear is like taking a trip back in time. If these car's could talk! The staff is very friendly and helpful, and the best part? It is completely FREE! Great way to spend an hour or two.

Thank Jenn_Nashvegas
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

My jaw dropped as we walked through the doors. They had some of the most beautiful cars I have ever seen. They also had the cars spaced so you could walk around every one of them and get pictures from any angle you wanted. Many...More

Thank cheryl h
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americanchick2018
14 March 2018|
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Response from kodiak72 | Reviewed this property |
Depends on your level of interest. 10 minutes if just walking through or a good hour or more if really interested.
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Mary R
28 June 2016|
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Response from ahcanupp | Reviewed this property |
Free!!
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Helen S
25 September 2015|
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Response from NHTraveler1312 | Reviewed this property |
I do not think you would have a problem, well worth a visit..
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