Transport Museums in Eastern North America

Welcome to the Interactive map of Transport Museums in Eastern States of the USA and Eastern Provinces of Canada.

The following US States are included:

The following Canadian Provinces are included:

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Eastern North American museums in alphabetical order

  • AACA Museum (Road), Hershey, Pennsylvania (PA), USA

    The AACA Museum is dedicated to the preservation and presentation of motor vehicle history that provides education and entertainment of their guests.

  • Alfa Heaven Motorama Auto Museum (Road), Aniwa, Wisconsin (WI), USA

    Over 400 vehicles from around the world. The loft of The Bike Barn has over 200 old motorcycles. The Main Museum has over 100 vehicles on 2 levels.

  • America on Wheels (Road), Allentown, Pennsylvania (PA), USA

    The building is 43,000 square feet. The museum offers over 23,000 square feet of Exhibit space divided into three main galleries

  • American Helicopter Museum & Education Center (Air), West Chester, Pennsylvania (PA), USA

    We will collect, preserve, research, publish and exhibit the objects, artifacts and documents relating to the origins and development of rotary-wing aircraft

  • Americas Packard Museum (Road), Dayton, Ohio (OH), USA

    The museum features over 50 automobiles on display in the restored Art Deco showroom, service department and pavilion. Cars from 1903 to 1958 on display.

  • Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum (Road), Auburn, Indiana (IN), USA

    The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum offers over 120 cars on exhibit on three levels, with nine automotive themed galleries.

  • Audrain Auto Museum (Road), Newport, Rhode Island (RI), USA

    Audrain Building was completely renovated in 2014 to house some of the rarest cars on earth, it now serves as a fine example of historic resurgence.

  • Barber Vintage Motor Sports Museum (Road), Birmingham, Alabama (AL), USA

    The museum is home to over 1,400 motorcycles that span over 100 years of production. More than 650 bikes can be seen on any given day.

  • Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles (Road), Boyertown, Pennsylvania (PA), USA

    The main gallery of the Boyertown Museum is in the former main factory. Boyertown used to manufacture truck bodies for commercial and government use.

  • British Transportation Museum (Road), Dayton, Ohio (OH), USA

    An ever-growing eclectic collection of vehicles (currently 49 plus loaners), 15 bicycles, a Currach boat, and Fergusion tractor in an 83,000 sq. ft. building.

  • Buffalo Transportation Pierce Arrow Museum (Road), Buffalo, New York State (NY), USA

    The collection of historic automobiles, bicycles, Pierce-Arrow memorabilia and documents is unlike any other in the world.

  • Cadillac – LaSalle Club Museum and Research Center at the Gilmore (Road), Hickory Corners, Michigan (MI), USA

    The Cadillac-LaSalle Club Museum and Research Center houses the organization’s collection of automobiles display engines, and artifacts.

  • Canada Aviation and Space Museum (Air), Ottawa, Ontario (ON), USA

    Engage with the wonder of flight through its collection. Focuses on aviation in Canada. More than 130 aircraft. Most extensive collection in Canada. Also the fantastic Canadarms.

  • Canadian Automotive Museum (Road), Oshawa, Ontario (ON), Canada

    Largest collection of Canadian cars in the world. Largest Canadian collection of Rolls-Royces.

  • Canadian Transportation Museum & Heritage Village (Road, Air), Kingsville, Ontario (ON), Canada

    You will see both original and fully restored hallmark vehicles from the 19th and 20th century, from horse drawn wagons to a 1992 Dodge Viper.

  • Canton Classic Car Museum (Road), Canton, Ohio (OH), USA

    From a 1901 curved-dash Oldsmobile to a 1970 Plymouth Super Bird. We have such American icons as the 1966 Ford Mustang, and a 1911 Model T Ford.

  • Classic Car Club of America Museum at the Gilmore (Road), Hickory Corners, Michigan (MI), USA

    The Classic Car Club of America’s Museum was dedicated in 1987, when its Thomas W. Barrett Barn was opened to the public.

  • CLOSED: The Fort Lauderdale Antique Car Museum (Road), Fort Lauderdale, Florida (FL), USA


  • CLOSED: Tupelo Automobile Museum (), , Mississippi (MS), USA


  • Cole Land Transportation Museum (Road, Air, Rail), Bangor, Maine (ME), USA

    Our purpose at the Cole Land Transportation Museum is to collect, preserve, and display a cross section of Maine’s land transportation equipment.

  • Collector Car Showcase (Road), Oyster Bay, New York State (NY), USA

    Collector Car Showcase is a Petroliana/Automotive Museum and sales showroom.

  • Cradle of Aviation Museum (Air), Garden City, New York State (NY), USA

    This museum has over 75 air and spacecraft from a hot air balloon to an actual Apollo Lunar Module.

  • Crawford Auto Aviation Museum (Road, Air), Cleveland, Ohio (OH), USA

    Large collection of vehicles especially those built in Ohio. Cars, aircraft, Carriages, artifacts and memorabilia. Over 140 antique automobiles, 10 aircraft, and 3 carriages.

  • Eastern Museum of Motor Racing (Road), York Springs, Pennsylvania (PA), USA

    These include everything from sprint cars, midgets and stock cars to motorcycles, Indy cars, NASCAR, drag racing and more!

  • Elmer’s Auto & Toy Museum (Road), Fountain City, Wisconsin (WI), USA

    Come see over 100 muscle, antique, classic cars and trucks, as well as hundreds of pedal cars, dolls and thousands of antique toys and tools.

  • Empire State Aerosciences Museum (Air), Glenville, New York State (NY), USA

    Dedicated to interpreting aviation, particularly as related to New York State.

  • Floyd Garrett’s Muscle Car Museum (Road), Sevierville, Tennessee (TN), USA

    Experience one of the largest & most incredible collection of American Made Cars in the nation! See 90 cars worth over $8 million!

  • Ford Piquette Avenue Plant (Road), Detroit, Michigan (MI), USA

    In 2000, The Henry Ford Heritage Association and others purchased the building and opened up this museum. It attracts visitors from around the world.

  • Gilmore Car Museum (Road), Hickory Corners, Michigan (MI), USA

    The Gilmore Car Museum started in the early 1960s when Donald S. Gilmore began collecting vintage automobiles.

  • Glenn H Curtiss Museum (Road, Air), Hammondsport, New York State (NY), USA

    The museum also features a 75-seat theater, large open area for special events and a museum store.

  • Grissom Air Museum (Air), Peru, Indiana (IN), USA

    Historic aircraft from the Cold War era. Learn what it is like to be called an “airmen”. Jump into a cockpit, climb the Tower, and takeoff in our simulator!

  • Heritage Museums and Gardens (Road), Sandwich, Massachusetts (MA), USA

    Heritage’s antique automobile collection features 40 American-made cars, ranging from 1899 through 1962.

  • Illinois Railway Museum (Rail), Union, Illinois (IL), USA

    The main museum campus in Union, Illinois features more than twenty structures spread out across 100 acres of land. These include exhibit buildings which house much of the museum’s collection.

  • Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum (Road), Indianapolis, Indiana (IN), USA

    The Museum’s collection encompasses race cars from many series including IndyCar, NASCAR, Formula One, Sprint, Midget, motorcycle races, and drag racing.

  • Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum (Air, Maritime), New York, New York State (NY), USA

    The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is dedicated to the exhibition and interpretation of history. Examine original artifacts, explore interactive exhibits.

  • Jerry’s Classic Cars & Collectibles Museum (Road), Pottsville, Pennsylvania (PA), USA

    At Jerry’s Classic Cars & Collectibles museum, you will take a journey back in time to the 1950s and leave with an unforgettable experience.

  • Klairmont Kollections Car Museum (Road, Air), Chicago, Illinois (IL), USA

    This magnificent museum consist of over 300 of the most stunning, impressive, and clever vehicles any car enthusiast could hope to see during their lifetime.

  • Kokomo Automotive Museum (Road), Kokomo, Indiana (IN), USA

    The Kokomo Automotive Museum is the culmination of the long term dream of the Pioneer Auto Club. The Club, worked to preserve collector cars of all types.

  • Lane Motor Museum (Road), Nashville, Tennessee (TN), USA

    This museum is specialising in European cars. Features 150 unique cars and motorcycles, largest European collection in the U.S. Vehicles from 1920s til today.

  • Larz Anderson Auto Museum (Road), Brookline, Massachusetts (MA), USA

    Larz Anderson Auto Museum is located in the Anderson Carriage House in Brookline, Massachusetts and has the oldest collection of motorcars in the USA.

  • Lenny’s Classic Car Collection (Road), Altoona, Pennsylvania (PA), USA

    A museum with over 30 beautiful vehicles. Including a 1962 Aston Martin DB4, 1950 Jaguar MK V, 1935 Rolls Royce 20/25 Sedanca de Ville.

  • Living Legends of Auto Racing (Road), South Daytona, Florida (FL), USA

    The Living Legends of Auto Racing, Inc., was founded in 1993 in an effort to recognize, honor and promote the pioneers of beach racing and stock car racing.

  • Luray Caverns Car and Carriage Caravan Museum (Road), Luray, Virginia (VA), USA

    1892 Mercedes-Benz, one of the oldest cars in the country still in operating condition. Check out the precursor to the Chevy Volt, the 1908 Baker Electric.

  • Memory Lane Motorsports and Historical Automotive Museum (Road), Mooresville, North Carolina (NC), USA

    150 vehicles and related items. Over 15 different types of race cars. Collection of pedal cars, motorcycles, tractors.

  • Miles Through Time (Road), Toccoa, Georgia (GA), USA

    Miles through time opens 14,000 sq ft of a car lover’s dream. But there’s a twist in the Miles Through Time experience. It’s not your usual car museum.

  • Military Aviation Museum (Air), Virginia Beach, Virginia (VA), USA

    The Military Aviation Museum is home to one of the largest private collections of World War I and World War II era military aircraft in the world. Most of the planes are airworthy and flown at the museum during flight demonstrations and at air shows throughout the year.

  • Model A Ford Museum at the Gilmore (Road, Air), Hickory Corners, Michigan (MI), USA

    The Model A Ford Museum is the largest public museum dedicated to the Model A Ford. This 13,000-square-foot re-creation of a 1928 Ford dealership.

  • Motorcyclepedia Museum (Road), Newburgh, New York State (NY), USA

    The mission of Motorcyclepedia shall be to collect, own, hold, maintain, preserve and make available to the public a collection of motorcycles, motorcycle parts and related artifacts.

  • Mt Dora Museum of Speed (Road), Mt Dora, Florida (FL), USA

    Our speciality is ‘unique’ – original – ultra-low mileage – fully optioned – documented – and restored classic american, foreign motorcars and ‘professional’ cars.

  • Muscle Car City (Road), Punta Gorda, Florida (FL), USA

    After stockpiling well over 200 vintage ’50s to early ’70’s muscle cars, this has become one of the largest GM muscle car collections in the nation.

  • N.C. Transportation Museum (Road, Air, Rail), Spencer, North Carolina (NC), USA

    In the largest remaining Roundhouse in North America!

  • National Corvette Museum (Road), Bowling Green, Kentucky (KY), USA

    The 115,000 sq. ft. building houses more than 80 Corvette models and one-of-a-kind concept cars spanning the history of Corvette.

  • National Museum of the US Air Force (Air), Riverside / Dayton, Ohio (OH), USA

    The National Museum of the United States Air Force — the oldest and largest military aviation museum in the world.

  • National Naval Aviation Museum (Air), Pensacola, Florida (FL), USA

    The National Naval Aviation Museum features over 150 beautifully restored aircraft, including rare and one-of-a-kind flying machines such as the NC-4.

  • National Packard Museum (Road), Warren, Ohio (OH), USA

    The National Packard Museum’s Mission is to preserve the Packard Legacy and recognize Packard’s influence in transportation and industrial history.

  • National Railroad Museum (Rail), Green Bay, Wisconsin (WI), USA

    The National Railroad Museum is proud to have the only A4 Class locomotive in the United States. An awesome collection of locomotives, and more!

  • Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum (Air), Rio Grande, New Jersey (NJ), USA

    The museum’s centerpiece (a TBM Avenger aircraft), are both listed on the National and State Registers of Historic Places at a level of National Significance.

  • New England Air Museum (Air), Windsor Locks, Connecticut (CT), USA

    The New England Air Museum’s collection contains over 100 aircraft ranging from early flying machines to supersonic jets. Over 65 aircraft are on display.

  • New York Transit Museum (Road, Rail), Brooklyn, New York State (NY), USA

    The Transit Museum is located in a decommissioned subway station at 99 Schermerhorn Street Brooklyn, NY 11201, and accessible by over 20 bus and subway lines.

  • Newport Car Museum (Road), Portsmouth, Rhode Island (RI), USA

    The private collection of some 50 automobiles at the Newport Car Museum focuses on six decades of modern industrial automotive design.

  • North East Classic Car Museum (Road, Air), Norwich, New York State (NY), USA

    Permanent exhibits feature pre-war and post-war vehicles, the world’s largest collection of Franklins, and cars made in New York State.

  • Old Cranks Motorcar Museum & Ice Cream Shop (Road), Galax, Virginia (VA), USA

    Featuring a car covered in leather!

  • Pierce-Arrow Museum at the Gilmore (Road), Hickory Corners, Michigan (MI), USA

    For 38 years Pierce-Arrow was once one of the most-recognized and most-respected names in the automobile industry. Finest luxury automobiles.

  • Pontiac – Oakland Automobile Museum and Resource Center (Road), Pontiac, Illinois (IL), USA

    Our Mission is to preserve, exhibit, and maintain Pontiac and Oakland automobiles and related artefacts, to include preserving their heritage.

  • R.E. Olds Transportation Museum (Road), Lansing, Michigan (MI), USA

    The Museum exhibits a significant collection of automobiles, engines, and other materials significant to the transportation history of Lansing.

  • Ragtops Palm Beach Car Museum (Road), Palm Beach, Florida (FL), USA

    Established in 1980, Ragtops has evolved into a premier destination, with a large 8,000 square foot facility filled with special interest automobiles.

  • Revs Institute (Road), Naples, Florida (FL), USA

    A beautiful looking Museum with a beautiful collection of Racing cars from the Miles Collier collection. One of the finest collections in America.

  • Rolls-Royce Foundation (Road), Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania (PA), USA

    The Rolls-Royce Foundation is an independent, non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to the preservation of Rolls-Royce and Bentley Motorcars.

  • Saratoga Automobile Museum (Road), Saratoga Springs, New York State (NY), USA

    We celebrate the automobile and educate the general public, students and enthusiasts.

  • Seal Cove Auto Museum (Road), Seal Cove, Maine (ME), USA

    This museum has a world-class collection of early Brass Era cars from 1895 to 1917.

  • Shearwater Aviation Museum (Air, Maritime), Shearwater, Nova Scotia (NS), Canada

    The museum acquires, conserves, organizes and researches the history of Canadian Maritime Military Aviation.

  • Snook’s Dream Cars (Road), Bowling Green, Ohio (OH), USA

    It features a recreated 1940s era Texaco gas station, a showroom of extensive automobile memorabilia and a car collection presented within period scenes.

  • Southern Museum of Flight (Air), Birmingham, Alabama (AL), USA

    It is one of the largest aviation museums in the Southeast. The 75,000 square foot facility houses over 100 aircraft, as well as engines, and artifacts.

  • Stahls Auto Museum (Road), New Baltimore, Michigan (MI), USA

    The Stahl Museum has over 80 cars on display. A 1886 Daimler prototype to the muscle cars of the 1960s with emphasis on the cars of the 1930s and 1940s.

  • Studebaker National Museum (Road), South Bend, Indiana (IN), USA

    The Studebaker National Museum is a state-of-the-art, 55,000-square-foot facility. 3 floors of presidential carriages, car culture & sleek vintage cars.

  • Swigart Automobile Museum (Road), Huntingdon, Pennsylvania (PA), USA

    The Swigart Museum is the only automobile museum in the country where visitors can see two Tuckers, the 1947 “Tin Goose” Prototype and #1013.

  • Tallahassee Automobile and Collectibles Museum (Road), Tallahassee, Florida (FL), USA

    They have 150 automobiles, ranging from a 1893 Duryea, one of the oldest cars manufactured in the United States, to a 2010 Camaro.

  • Tampa Bay Automobile Museum (Road), Pinellas Park, Florida (FL), USA

    Massive Museum with a beautiful collection of vehicles, and memorabilia.

  • Tennessee Museum Of Aviation (Road, Air), Sevierville, Tennessee (TN), USA

    Large collection of Historical and Military Aircraft.

  • The Beller Museum (Road), Romeoville, Illinois (IL), USA

    The Museum houses numerous collections of vehicles, tools, parts and information to tell stories of how cars and trucks, served their original owners.

  • The Bennett Classics Antique Car Museum (Road), Forest City, North Carolina (NC), USA

    The Bennett Classics Antique Auto Museum, has a wide variety of vehicles, housing around 70 in total. Model T’s, Mack Trucks, and a Shelby mustang.

  • The Brumos Collection (Road), Jacksonville, Florida (FL), USA

    35,000 square feet! Open cockpit racers, and Racing Porches!

  • The Collings Foundation (Road, Air), Stow, Massachusetts (MA), USA

    Focused on preserving military aircraft which they show all around the US, but an excellent collection of passenger and racing cars as well. Open to the public during events only a few times per year.

  • The Connecticut Air And Space Center (Road, Air), Stratford, Connecticut (CT), USA

    This museum is currently restoring several aircraft, including Sikorsky Memorial FG1-D Corsair and Sikorsky S60.

  • The Frick Pittsburgh (Road), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PA), USA

    At the turn of the 20th century, the development of the automobile profoundly changed American life. Looks like a beautiful Museum with incredible grounds.

  • The H. H. Franklin Collection at the Gilmore (Road), Hickory Corners, Michigan (MI), USA

    Herbert H. Franklin, founded the H.H. Franklin Company in Syracuse, NY in 1902, and continued to build air-cooled cars until 1934.

  • The Henry Ford Museum (Road, Air, Rail), Dearborn, Michigan (MI), USA

    Step into a world where past innovations fuel the imagination of generations to come. A vibrant exploration of genius in all its forms.

  • The Lincoln Motor Car Heritage Museum at the Gilmore (Road), Hickory Corners, Michigan (MI), USA

    The Lincoln Motorcar Heritage Museum was built by the Lincoln Motor Car Foundation which was established in 1999.

  • The Owls Head Transportation Museum (Road, Air), Owls Head, Maine (ME), USA

    The Owls Head Transportation Museum is a place where machines of a bygone era are celebrated through conservation, preservation and demonstration.

  • The Sarasota Classic Car Museum (Road), Sarasota, Florida (FL), USA

    The museum has over 75 automobiles, such as Alfa Romeo, Bentley, Cadillac, DeLorean, Edsel and Ferrari.

  • The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum (Road), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PA), USA

    The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum is located in a 78,000 square foot building at 6825 Norwitch Drive in Philadelphia PA

  • United States Army Aviation Museum (Air), Fort Rucker, Alabama (AL), USA

    The U.S. Army Aviation Museum maintains a collection of over 160 military aircraft, and has one of the largest collections of military helicopters in the world.

  • Volo Auto Museum (Road, Air, Rail), Volo, Illinois (IL), USA

    The Volo Auto Museum is an all-day, 35-acre, destination the entire family can enjoy, even for those who aren’t car lovers. 400-car collection that features special interest cars from the 1900’s and up

  • Wills Sainte Claire Auto Museum (Road), Marysville, Michigan (MI), USA

    Worlds largest collection of Wills Sainte Claire Automobiles produced in Marysville, Michigan from 1921 until 1926. C. Harold Wills.

  • Wisconsin Auto Museum (Road), Hartford, Wisconsin (WI), USA

    The museum shows a stunning 110+ vehicles on exhibit, including: Pontiacs, Studebakers, Chevrolets, Kaisers, Fords, and other cars from around the world.

  • Ypsilanti Automotive Heritage Museum (Road), Ypsilanti, Michigan (MI), USA

    Shows Chevrolet Corvair, Tucker, Hudson, Kaiser-Frazer, and General Motors Hydra-matic; all with Ypsilanti connections.

Eastern North American museums ordered by City