We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Gilmore Car Museum

6865 W Hickory Rd, Hickory Corners, MI 49060-9788
+1 269-671-5089
Review Highlights
Extremely interesting. Will be back for another go-round.

This is an incredible place with cars from almost every decade of the industry's history from the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alan B
croswell, United States
Amazing experience

If you are anywhere near Kalamazoo or Battle Creek Michigan, don’t miss the opportunity to visit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Read all 498 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
The ever expanding Gilmore Car Museum, hailed as one of the Top Five car museums in the nation, features over nearly extraordinary cars and motorcycles from all eras. The Automotive Heritage Center (about 150 vehicles) is Open daily year-round. The outdoor park-like campus of historic buildings (including 1930s gas station, working 1940s diner and several exhibit sturctures)are open April - Novemember.Museum exhibits range from cars of the 1890s to the classic Duesenberg, the elusive 1948 Tucker, to the muscle cars of the ‘60s and ‘70s. Located just off M-43 at Hickory Road near Hickory Corners (20 minutes northeast of Kalamazoo, MI)
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“car museum” (56 reviews)
“pierce arrow” (25 reviews)
“on display” (28 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
6865 W Hickory Rd, Hickory Corners, MI 49060-9788
+1 269-671-5089

Similar Things to Do in Hickory Corners

Write a Review
Reviews (498)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 490 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an incredible place with cars from almost every decade of the industry's history from the 1890s through the 1970s. Cars for the most part are way more accessible that in many other museums and most have pen windows so you can easily see...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are anywhere near Kalamazoo or Battle Creek Michigan, don’t miss the opportunity to visit this exceptional treasure, if you love cars and American history.. This is a great experience.

Thank timtrad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If I could give this place more stars I would. We have wanted to visit since seeing this place featured on My Classic Car. It was amazing! We arrived just before 9:00 and waited in the car to enter as soon as they opened. We...More

Thank Amanda R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend recommended we stop on our way home from Grand Rapids to Indiana. What a fabulous place! It's hard to explain, capture and tell someone just how fabulous this place really is. Kind of out in the middle of nowhere just adds to the...More

Thank hellmbeck
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great exhibits and a real walk through time. The cars are fantastic. The newest exhibit features muscle cars from the 60's and 70's. So many beautiful vehicles. Just can't say enough.

Thank garbo63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is fantastic. Beautiful setting and well kept. Main building and many out buildings filled with cars. You must eat at the dinner, takes you back to a better time. Cars shine and you are free to roam. A hidden gem in an out...More

Thank Doug B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

well kept buildings and beautiful property. Any car enthusiast would love this place. Lots to see. Summer car show is huge and you can easily spend all day there.

Thank Tamera W
Reviewed 12 October 2017

My husband and I went and were amazed at the cars, beautifully displayed and restored. This place is truly a hidden gem.

Thank SharieN_13
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The collection of cars is simply amazing with the number of pre-WW II cars that are beautifully restored. The barns that hold many of the vehicles on display are also interesting in their own right. Plan a full day to see most of the cars...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Gilmore Auto Museum is an amazing look into the history of the car. All the cars are beautifully restored, and there are the hood ornaments, the ads, the toy cars, and so much more. The food in the diner is good and reasonably priced. This...More

Thank Dodiew423
Nearby Restaurants
George & Sally's Blue Moon Diner
66 reviews
.07 km away
The Local Grind
9 reviews
6.73 km away
Kitchen House
64 reviews
7.21 km away
North End Deli
18 reviews
1.54 km away
Nearby Attractions
Tujax Tavern
17 reviews
6.76 km away
Midwest Miniatures Museum
37 reviews
.24 km away
W. K. Kellogg Manor House
39 reviews
4.18 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
26 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from Kzoopera | Reviewed this property |
The closest nice hotels are Comfort in in Plainwell and Quality Inn in Battle Creek. Both are about 15 miles away.
1 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Skippyfrizz W | Reviewed this property |
Please come check Gilmore out, if the cars haven't been in movies, they ought to be.! I promise you will love it, the Disney Display especially ! Enjoy ! Skippyfrizz
21 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Tom M | Reviewed this property |
Yes - a whole building for that era