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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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Nice museum

Nice little car museum. Stopped by on our way to the arc encounter. Lady that works there took us... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Gary S
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A Great Way to Spend some Time!

I have lived in the Elizabethtown area off and on since the year 2000, about eleven years in all... read more

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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
+1 270-765-2181
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice little car museum. Stopped by on our way to the arc encounter. Lady that works there took us around and told of the history of some of the cars.

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have lived in the Elizabethtown area off and on since the year 2000, about eleven years in all. Being a lover of old cars (I got that from my dad) I wondered in one day about 15 years ago, not sure what to expect....More

Thank pastorestep
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I lived here for years but never thought Swope's Car Museum would be worth the time to stop in. I was wrong. There were many more cars than I expected, they and the facility sparkled and the two staff we met were helpful and informative....More

Thank Mary I
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Better than I could have imagined. Model A , Model T Fords, Packards, Rolls Royse, and many more. Curator there was great, and it is all free. A must stop if you like vintage automobiles.

Thank C5769SYjohnb
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We take family everytime they're in town...teens and younger. Also take friends who visit. Everyone always loves it.

Thank tuttifrutti46
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

My wife & I went there to kill some time. We were blown away at what we found. We expected to see 1 or 2 vehicles that would catch our interest. Instead we walked into a car lovers fantasy. From Model A & T Fords...More

1  Thank BigD51fjd
Reviewed 12 July 2017

My family and I were passing through town for the night and found this place. My husband and I enjoyed this very much. We both have interest in the older cars and the gentleman working was very knowledgeable of the vehicles there. Best part free...More

1  Thank ajvan
Reviewed 26 June 2017

If near Elizabethtown you definately want to visit. This is a hidden gem that will surprise you. The lady that curates is a wealth of knowledge and she knows vehicles! This is a lovely and FREE museum that is well worth a stop.

2  Thank Meg B
Reviewed 19 June 2017

My husband was in charge of finding us interesting things to see on a recent road trip, and this definitely was! It was a really extensive collection, especially considering it was FREE! The informational plaques on each car were very complete and anything not provided...More

2  Thank montanakb
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We were visiting Louisville and a friend took me to the museum. It made for a wonderful little trip. The cars are in magnificent condition and are available for close inspection; no velvet ropes keeping you at a distance. I had to keep my hands...More

2  Thank Richard D
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I do not think you would have a problem, well worth a visit..