FortWayne.com
 
  Text size  Increase text sizeDecrease text size      
Last updated: Fri. Jul. 04, 2014 - 08:12 am EDT

Auto museum in Auburn celebrates 40th year

PHOTOS
 
Click on image to view.
DISCUSS
Comments
 

AUBURN – The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum will turn 40 on Sunday.

The museum opened on July 6, 1974, and has had more than 2 million visitors since.

Museum officials say it's the only car museum in the world that's in the original international headquarters building of the cars on display. The museum is in the Art Deco building in Auburn where the Auburn Automobile Company was based.

Duesenberg was the maker of one of America's first luxury cars and popularized the slang phrase, "It's a doozy."

Auburn is about 20 miles northeast of Fort Wayne.

The museum displays 120 classic, antique, vintage and special interest cars and other automotive related exhibits on three floors.


Comments
 
Wednesday
Wednesday
High 76 °F
Low 56 °F
69 °F
Mostly Cloudy
Sponsored by Masters Heating & Cooling, Inc.
LOCAL BUSINESS SEARCH
Local Search
FeaturedMore
Things To Do

STOCK SUMMARY
Dow 16863.88-48.23
Nasdaq 4451.889.18
S&P 500 1966.20-3.75
AEP 53.02-1.07
Comcast 55.135+0.145
GE 25.5299+0.0799
ITT Exelis 16.98+0.07
LNC 52.44+0.23
Navistar 36.41-0.09
Raytheon 92.51+0.02
SDI 21.53+0.09
Verizon 51.71-0.26
  Stock Sponsor