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“Great tribute to Pontiac's car history”

Pontiac-Oakland Automobile Museum
Ranked #2 of 15 things to do in Pontiac
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The museum, centrally located on Route 66, offers rotating exhibits to ensure a new and exciting experience each time you stop in. As the only Pontiac-Oakland museum in the world, we display hundreds of pieces of memorabilia alongside the selection of cars. For car enthusiasts, we offer a behind the scenes tour led by museum staff (by appointment only). Be sure to visit our gift shop that offers books, clothing, and other unique items focused on Pontiac and Route 66. The Pontiac Oakland Automobile Museum was one of TripAdvisor's 2014 Certificate of Excellence winners. Pontiac, Illinois offers other exciting museums and attractions, so please put Pontiac on your list of places to visit!
Reviewed 3 June 2013

A great museum with very friendly owners who are willing to tell and show you everything they know and have.
I hope to come back again in the near future, but i'm sure we will ;-) If it was only to take a look at the Judge.

Thank Remy A
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Reviewed 21 May 2013

This takes you back! Loved it all especially the kindness and hospitality of the staff on sat 5/18. The hood ornament and oil can collection are terrific. Never saw anything like it. Bathrooms were exceptionally clean. Great exhibit, town and people!

Thank fitz49525
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Reviewed 1 January 2013

Not very big but good for a half a hour or so. It had some nice things like old records and such from many years ago.

Thank CruiserIllinois
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Reviewed 27 November 2012

The exhibits were nicely done and varied and the cars beautifully displayed. We were able to recall many stories from our parents day when we checked out the classic designs. I especially like the Library area. My husband was in heaven!

Thank DHJSymmetryMunro
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Reviewed 18 October 2012

If you like shiny cars this is for you. Small but sweet but worth a visit. A lot crammed in, and nice to dream.

Thank sarahjaneivesane
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