Swigart Auto Museum, Huntingdon

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The William E. Swigart, Jr. Antique Automobile Museum, located in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit museum dedicated to the preservation of American automobile history. The collections began as a private passion of founder W. Emmert Swigart in about 1920. The current museum opened in 1957.

The museum's collection contain about 150 cars, of which 30 to 35 are on display at the museum at one time. One-of-a-kind automobiles include a 1936 Duesenberg 12 cylinder Gentlemen's Speedster, a 1920 Carroll, and a 1916 Scripps-Booth. The Swigart Museum is the only automobile museum in the country where visitors can see two Tuckers side-by-side, the 1947 "Tin Goose" Prototype and #1013. Along with automobiles, the museum's other collections including automotive artwork, bicycles, antique toys, vintage clothing, spittoons, license plates, radiator caps, automobile lights and horns, automobilia and other related items.

The museum is open daily from Memorial Day weekend through the end of October, and hosts many car-related events.

The museum is a member of the National Association of Automobile Museums and the American Association of Museums.
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  • We visited the auto museum during the afternoon. We were only people there. Cool little place. Very informative. Friendly knowledgeable staff. I would recomend this place.  more »
  • I enjoy seeing the cars of years gone by and reading the historical facts about the cars. I am continually amazed that many of the old cars provided very high MPG in spite of having high horsepower...  more »
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  • Lots of old cars and toys. Cool place for my family and i to visit. They were very patient with my children running around acting crazy considering the stuff here is super rare and valuable.
  • The host Jace was a lovely gentlemen. Very informative answered my questions with enthusiasm and has great knowledge of the museum's aspects.

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