See muscle cars, antique and classic cars, along with motorcycles, bicycles, wagons, over 125 pedal tractors, over 500 pedal cars, hundreds of antique dolls, and thousands of antique toys dating as far back as the 1800's. This collection includes cast-iron, pressed steel, tin wind-ups, Japanese tin, and battery operated toys. Toys are from the USA, Canada, Germany, England, Argentina, and France. See our latest attraction: Original Summer Kitchen with antique appliances and items from pre-1945.Put Elmer's Auto & Toy Museum on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Fountain City online tour planner .
We are open two weekends a month starting the weekend of Mother's Day. We are open 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on those days. Please see post for open dates, visit website, or call. EVERYONE is welcome on ALL scheduled days.
Admission prices are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors (65+), and $5 for students (6-17). (Children under 6 are free.) We also offer refreshments (ice cream, pop, chips, candy, etc.) in the house garage. Everyone is welcome to come on any of the dates we are open.
We also cater to tour buses, car and truck clubs, and other groups that wish to make special arrangements in advance. Please call for more information.
Elmer's Auto & Toy Museum Reviews
This place has been on my to visit list for years and finally made it with our classic car group on tour. This man has been collecting since he was 12 years old and continues to expand his collection.... more »
What can I say about this treasure! None of us have seen quite the toy collection as Elmer has! You can’t even begin to count them! Endless! And his car collection was out of this world! For one man t... more »
Fun stop! Our campground hosts recommended it and I'm glad we went. The Dale Earnhardt Jr. car was really cool! I wish the cars in the sheds were spaced out a bit more, I would have like to get a closer look.
Very interesting place to see, well worth it. Lovely people, met and talked with family members. Had a great time!
Plan your trip to Fountain City
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Fountain City
Plans to Elmer's Auto & Toy Museum by other users
2 days in Wabasha BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in Red Wing BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 2 days in Wabasha BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 44 days in Wisconsin BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 46 days in Wisconsin BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Winona BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium