Museum Visit: Sarasota Classic Car Museum

On a recent vacation to Florida, I had come across this hidden museum known as the Sarasota Classic Car Museum. I did a google search of Florida tourist spots and even though it was a 2 hour trek from Orlando, I did not hesitate. The weather had been utterly horrible in the wake of Tropical Storm Andrea and it was a great chance to do something indoors. The museum has a unique car collection from the early automotive era to the present decade.   I found the staff to be very inviting from the get go. There were a few gentlemen that were eager to answer any questions that we had about the cars or the museum itself. I was told that this used to be a very popular attraction before Interstate 75 was created. There used to be a ton of a traffic that would flow through the town and feed the local economy. After the interstate was developed and the museum was not as profitable and was sold soon after. Today, the current owner is an avid car enthusiast that enjoys the museum and continues to share this attraction with many other car fanatics. Many of the cars in the museum are donated while others cars are showcased by families and car collectors for a limited period of time. Here are some of my favorite cars below!     IMG_3304 IMG_3288 IMG_3171 IMG_3165 IMG_3192 IMG_3213 IMG_3245 IMG_3246 IMG_3284 IMG_3256 IMG_3306 IMG_3278 IMG_3282 IMG_3233 IMG_3221 IMG_3219 IMG_3200 IMG_3201 IMG_3251 IMG_3250     I find that going to museums and shows will allow you to always take away something from the interaction and experience at these attractions. I appreciate the effort others put to share their passion for cars with fellow auto enthusiasts! If it weren't for these individuals, the past would just be history and nothing would be passed on to the new generations. If you are ever in Florida and I would definitely recommend that you take a look at Sarasota Classic Car Museum.      

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