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International Towing and Recovery Museum

3315 Broad St, Chattanooga, TN 37408-3052
+1 423-267-3132
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Visit on a wet morning

My husband wanted to visit this museum and as the weather was not good we decided to visit. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Accrington, England
via mobile

Absolutely amzing things to see here. The history, even bluepti ts for the very firt tow truck... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lee Ann K
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A museum commemorating the history of the tow truck.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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3315 Broad St, Chattanooga, TN 37408-3052
+1 423-267-3132
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband wanted to visit this museum and as the weather was not good we decided to visit. The trolley stopped as the museum it was ideal. My husband thoroughly enjoyed seeing all the exhibits and the hall of fame. He thoroughly enjoyed talking to...More

Thank Margy65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amzing things to see here. The history, even bluepti ts for the very firt tow truck. The first flat bed car haulers. Great museum and gift shop. Even fun for the little ones "Mater from Cars". Make the stop

Thank Lee Ann K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A review from our seven year old son: "The museum was great! It had kids' stuff like a tow truck that you can turn on its lights and move the boom in the back. There's a video about tow truck history. It was a little...More

Thank USA808
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My nephew wanted to visit this museum and we reluctantly went. It was actually quite interesting. Lots of antique vehicles, Lots to look at and talk about.

Thank Linda L
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Today we take tow trucks for granted, but try to imagine sitting next to your vehicle where it broke down and waiting for the mechanic to fix it there along the road! This museum traces this part of automotive history with a wonderful collection of...More

Thank Jeanne722
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Really glad I visited this museum, I had seen the sign from the Interstate and decided to call in. What a beautiful display of recovery trucks starting from the very first around up to modern times. The Hall of Fames have inductees from all over...More

Thank Yorkie1948
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We stopped here as my husband use to drive a tow truck. He really enjoyed the museum. We spent about 1 1/2 hours here.

Thank 795Martin
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I knew my husband would enjoy this and since it was raining we gave it a try. It was interesting and he really enjoyed it. Took lots of pictures. It is a small musium.

Thank BellJB
Reviewed 4 April 2017

very nice little hole in the wall museum, very interesting to see the wall of pictures of people that have been inducted into the tow truck haul of fame wall. and the wall that has book cases of old toys, we enjoyed looking at them.

Thank AngieHead
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This was a great surprise as it connects with Americana in so many different ways. I will never look at a tow truck the same way again. Have I ever thought about who created the first wrecker? It was the Ernest Holmes Co. in Chattanoga...More

Thank Janet L
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