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“What a cool place!”

Mid America Motorworks, My Garage Museum
Ranked #2 of 17 things to do in Effingham
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Laporte, Colorado
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70 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“What a cool place!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2013

If you're into cars and specifically Corvettes (or VW's) this is a fun place to visit. There is an excellent collection of Corvettes and a good exhibit of old air-cooled military vehicles (sorry, no more info on this part). Great gift shop with tons of shirts, hats, and other souvenirs - perfect gifts for the Corvette lover! Definitely worth a stop!

Visited October 2013
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English first
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Awesome”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2013 via mobile

Cool place. Effingham is a great friendly town. Great place to live or just visit!!! Mid America Motorworks is an awesome place. Check out the Corvette fest every year!!!!

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2 Thank Larry G
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Illinois
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100 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“For the Corvette lover”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2013

Had a lot of various aged Corvettes and memorabilia. They can host catered "finger food" type receptions. Very clean and fun.

Visited September 2013
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Chicago
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Awesome collection of Corvettes!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2013

Mike Yager's personal collection of unique and rare Corvettes is superb! Even if you are only a casual fan of the American love affair with the automobile, you will be impressed and awed with the significance of the particular Corvettes in Mike's "My Garage" Museum. And the admission is FREE! This display rotates on a regular basis, so one can usually see 2 or 3 "new" cars. Easy to find on Route 45 just a mile or so north of Effingham IL. Interstates 70 & 57 take you almost right to the front door. There is an actual old time gas station which was relocated to the grounds and makes for a fantastic photo opportunity. There is also a "Speedway" locale which serves the same purpose. Many Corvette memorabilia, clothes & books are available (many at discounted prices because.........Mike is just a really nice guy!)

Visited June 2013
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3 Thank Gregory K
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Wellman, Iowa
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23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“A lot of fun”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2013

Mid America puts on an awesome aircooled VW show each year rain or shine. Unfortunately this year was more rain than shine but they went out of their way to make it enjoyable despite the weather.

Visited June 2013
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