America On Wheels Museum
From the first horseless carriages to the first electric cars, the America on Wheels Museum is filled with educational transportation exhibits. With two floors of galleries and interactive exhibits, the museum provides history and entertainment. Come to see vehicles of all kinds while learning about the evolution of transportation.
Visit the America on Wheels Museum to explore its many exhibits on a self-guided tour. Or schedule your visit to coincide with one of the museum's many events, which range from car shows to galas and holiday train displays. You can also take your children to the Kids' Garage and Restoration Service Center, where kids ages 12 and under get hands-on mechanic experience on specially fabricated cars.
Things to Know Before You Go
The America on Wheels Museum is a must-visit for automobile and transportation buffs.
Elevators and ramps make the museum wheelchair and stroller accessible.
The HubCap Cafe serves food and drinks—outside eats are not allowed.
There is public Wi-Fi and a gift shop at the museum.
How to Get There
The museum is located in Allentown at the intersection of Hamilton and Front streets. Ample parking at the museum makes arriving by car the easiest option. You can also walk, bike, or take the bus from downtown Allentown.
When to Get There
The museum is open year-round, but its hours, exhibits, and events vary based on the season. See the museum’s online event calendar to plan your trip around one of its many summer happenings. Alternatively, visit for Halloween or between Thanksgiving and Christmas for holiday activities. Seniors get in free the first Thursday of the month, children 12 and under get in free every Sunday, and kids 5 and under always get free admission.
The Nearby Mack Trucks Historical Museum
Automobile enthusiasts who enjoy the America on Wheels Museum might want to head to the nearby Mack Truck Historical Museum. Located a 10-minute drive away, the Mack Truck Historical Museum offers you the chance to learn about history, restoration, and preservation of Mack Trucks. Plus, visitors can enjoy interactive exhibits and sit in the cab of a Mack Truck.
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