Museum of American Speed

The Museum of American Speed is a non-profit museum dedicated to preserving and displaying artifacts of American automotive history. The museum is located in Lincoln, Nebraska and is housed in a 135,000 square foot facility.

Museum of American Speed
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Established1992
Location599 Oak Creek Drive
Lincoln, Nebraska
Coordinates40°49′06″N 96°43′30″W / 40.818452°N 96.725006°W / 40.818452; -96.725006
TypeAutomobile museum
Websitewww.museumofamericanspeed.com

The museum has been in operation since 1992, and was established by Speedway Motors founder "Speedy" Bill Smith and his wife Joyce Smith, as a repository for a collection of automobilia amassed over 60 years.[1]

Exhibits include racing vehicles dating from the 1920s to recent vintage Indy Cars, classic midget cars, Go-karts, motorized toys, antique and rare cars, automotive memorabilia, and Buck Rogers memorabilia, as well as autographed guitars.[2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "HOVER MOTOR COMPANY: "Speedy" Bill Smith's Museum of American Speed at Speedway Motors. Amazing". www.hovermotorco.com. Retrieved 2016-02-03.
  2. ^ "Museum of American Speed: More than a museum for gearheads". Examiner. January 19, 2015. Missing or empty |url= (help)[dead link]
  3. ^ "Museum of American Speed". Performance Racing Industry. Retrieved 4 March 2016.

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