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Snook's Dream Cars

13920 County Home Road, Bowling Green, OH 43402-8670
+1 419-353-8338
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This is a must see if you enjoy historical autos and auto related items. Owner is engaging and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
johnweinert1
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Bowling Green, Ohio
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Looking for something to do, short day trip. Saw this location on a TV program so my sister and I... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
Patti P
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Toledo, Ohio
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Automobile history comes alive in Snook's Dream Cars Automobile Museum, fittingly located adjacent to one of America's first cross-country highways, U.S. 6, in Bowling Green, Ohio. Your journey in the "past lane" begins as you step into an authentically recreated 1940s-era Texaco filling station, featuring an extensive collection of "automobilia" - everything from hood ornaments and window cranks to seat covers, bug remover and backseat touring games. You will continue past an operational, four-bay mechanics' area where vintage vehicles are repaired, and into a working museum of coin-operated amusements, ranging from pinball and slot machines to a Model-T Kiddie Ride (bring along your quarters!). You won't want to miss the antique pedal cars, Texaco promotional gimmicks or the classic collection of automobile decanters, some still holding their original Jim Beam brew. When you've had your fill of these "time machines" wheel into a spectacular showroom of dream cars from the '30s, '40s, '50s and '60s. The Snooks' eclectic collection reflects the elegance of years past. Displayed in authentic settings, these vintage vehicles will take you back to a 1930s general store, a 1940s stroll throught downtown Bowling Green, a 1950s diner, and a 1960s Sebring raceway pitlane. A collection of classic military vehicles completes the living museum, where all the cars are running, reliable and ready to show. Before you leave, be sure to stop in the gift shop, and take a little bit of history home with you. PLEASE CALL FOR WEEKEND AVAILABILITY.
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
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13920 County Home Road, Bowling Green, OH 43402-8670
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must see if you enjoy historical autos and auto related items. Owner is engaging and offers a lot of information. They also have a full time mechanic with excellent knowledge working on all types of cars

Thank johnweinert1
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Looking for something to do, short day trip. Saw this location on a TV program so my sister and I decided to check it out. WOW! What fun! Not big, little cost, short trip. Well worth the time. Impressed with the way they have displayed...More

Thank Patti P
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Not a huge fancy building but the real treasures are housed indoors. Awesome experience for out teenage son and adults alike. Be sure to visit if you have the chance. Price was $6 adults to get in and check out the treasures.

Thank aswezey
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Wondering what we should do for a lazy day I searched for things to do in Bowling Green and Snook's Dream Cars popped up. My wife grew up in Bowling Green and remembers seeing the Snooks driving around town in their cars, but she had...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Loved spending some time admiring the beautiful cars. Highly recommend a visit. Poblano chili relent was great as was guacamole and margarita on the rocks.

Thank gratefuldarcy
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Right off of the highway, it is a great stop for car enthusiasts. It looks like an old style gas station, but it is full of history and some wonder cars. The inside has some great backdrops that really set the stage. A must see!!!!

Thank lowefam04
Reviewed 16 June 2017

With friends, we stopped at the museum and were impressed with all the collection of cars and many other items we have seen. The owner who transmits his passion was really generous and kind. We really appreciated our visit.

1  Thank 760roadtrip
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We took our daughter and son-in-law to Snooks, before we move. They loved it so much we were there for a long time. loved the old time games and the beautiful cars. Dave got to talk to the owner and he loved it.

1  Thank ronna1954
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Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Just can't get enough of looking at stuff. I see something I missed every time I stop in. You can spend time looking at classic and antique cars along with signs, etc.

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Reviewed 23 November 2016

My husband and I love old cars and often go to car shows, so when we were vacationing in northern ohio and looking for a museum that was open on Monday, we discovered Snook's Dream Cars, thanks to our AAA travel book. Not only did...More

1  Thank BoPoWi
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dsheeks
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Sorry for the delay in answering. Hours are M-F 8 to 5. Admission is $6 Regular, $5 Seniors, $4 Children.
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