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Special Exhibit: Mopar or No Car – June 17th to July 9th, 2017

Special Exhibit: Mopar or No Car – June 17th to July 9th, 2017

The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum is proud to announce our newest Special Exhibit, “Mopar or No Car”, which will be held from June 17th to July 9th, 2017. Join us in celebrating the rich history of one of America’s oldest and greatest automotive manufacturers. We’ll have approximately 12 cars on display from the early 1960s through 2017, representing an exciting array of Mopar sports cars from Dodge, Chrysler, Plymouth and SRT.

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Simeone Museum Launches the new Alfa Romeo Giulia on May 13th

Simeone Museum Launches the new Alfa Romeo Giulia on May 13th

A rare example of the much advertised new Alfa Romeo Giulia will be discussed at the historical Alfa Romeo celebration at the Simeone Automotive Museum on May 13, 2017. Read more →

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Joining us Saturday, May 27: Gregory Porter, ‎Consultant Motor Car Representative at Bonhams!

Gregory Porter will be on hand Saturday, May 27th to provide complimentary vintage car appraisals for possible inclusion in the upcoming sixth annual Bonham’s “Preserving the Automobile” auction here at the Simeone Museum on Monday, October 2nd.
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Rare 2009 Alfa Romeo 8C Spider added to the May 13th Demonstration Day

Rare 2009 Alfa Romeo 8C Spider added to the May 13th Demonstration Day

The greatest Alfa Romeo road racing sports cars of the Golden era will be displayed and demonstrated on the track, but in addition, their grandchild, the Alfa Romeo 8C Spider, brother to the 8C Competizione, will be displayed as our special guest. Not only will the visitors see the greatest pre-World War II sports cars in action, but their philosophical postwar evolution, the famous 8C Spider will also be here. This car was created in limited numbers when Alfa realized the importance of its outstanding racing heritage. Read more →

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Join us June 24th for the Cool Cars for Kids 1st Annual Philadelphia Concours d’Elegance

Join us June 24th for the Cool Cars for Kids 1st Annual Philadelphia Concours d’Elegance

Cool Cars for Kids, Inc. is proud to present the First Annual Philadelphia Concours d’Elegance on Saturday June 24th 2017 at the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum. Join us for a classic car show and competition to support research into birth defects and developmental disorders at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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Simeone Museum Closed Easter Sunday 4/16

Please note that the Simeone Museum will be CLOSED in observance of Easter Sunday 4/16.

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Family of iconic race driver Dave MacDonald visits his Cobra Daytona Coupe

Family of iconic race driver Dave MacDonald visits his Cobra Daytona Coupe

It has been 53 years since Dave MacDonald took Carroll Shelby’s Cobra Daytona Coupe to victory in the 12 hours of Sebring, the first victory for that car in a major international race and the beginning of the series which would ultimately earn America’s first world sports car championship. MacDonald was America’s most up-and-coming racecar driver. During the four short years of his activity, he entered 118 races and won a remarkable 52! 75 races found him on the podium. His career ended in a crash at the Indianapolis 500 shortly after the Sebring victory and his wife Sherry raised their children putting his racing career behind her. Read more →

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Accepting Entries for a Special Exhibit: Mopar or No Car: June 17 – July 9 2017

Accepting Entries for a Special Exhibit: Mopar or No Car: June 17 – July 9 2017

The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum is hosting “Mopar or No Car”, a Special Exhibit from June 17th – July 9th, 2017. This exhibit is dedicated to the highest performance racing cars from Dodge, Chrysler, Plymouth and SRT. Each car represents the absolute pinnacle of high performance, style and exclusivity at the time of their production. Read more →

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Demonstration Day for March 25 to reveal the stories of secret iconic car “finds”

The most fascinating stories to motorheads often concern the quest for that very special car in that very hidden place. We will discuss briefly how certain iconic cars were found in decades past such as an iconic Alfa Romeo 2900 A roadster, a Stutz Blackhawk LeMans Type Speedster, a long-lost MG K-3, and we will focus on the Cobra Daytona Coupe whose mysterious past had puzzled enthusiasts for decades. Read more →

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Simeone Foundation launches new Teen Driving Safety Program

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The Simeone Foundation is proud to introduce the launch of its educational program, SAFETY (Simeone Automotive Foundation Educating Today’s Youth). Distracted driving is the number one cause of death for America’s teens. SAFETY is committed to providing in-school classroom education and simulated driver experience to help prevent motor vehicle and distracted driving crashes. Read more →

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Join us March 10th 2018 for the Inaugural Philly NNL Model Car Show

Join us March 10th 2018 for the Inaugural Philly NNL Model Car Show

The Philly Area Car Modelers (PACM) presents the Inaugural Philly NNL Model Car Show at the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum. The event will take place on Saturday March 10th, 2018 from 9:00am – 2:00pm. The show’s primary theme is “The Golden Age of Sports Car Racing: 1950-1970”, and secondary theme is “Land of the Rising Sun” (Japanese Automobiles). Read more →

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Simeone Museum Closed on April 25th

Please note that the Simeone Museum is closed on April 25th due to an all-day event. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Over 300 visitors from several car clubs attend British Sports Car Beauty Day and Simeone Foundation Museum

Over 300 visitors from several car clubs attend British Sports Car Beauty Day and Simeone Foundation Museum

Piggybacked onto the three-week exhibit of over 20 classic AC sports cars, last Saturday’s “British Beauty Contest” featured the Squire roadster, the 3 1/2 Jaguar SS 100, an Austin Healey 100S, C type Jaguar, D type Jaguar and the Aston Martin DBR1. After discussion as to why they were chosen beauty winners, their sometimes forgotten designers, and the technical success of each car, the visitors got to see them tour around our mini track behind Museum. Read more →

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Join us February 18th for our AC Retrospective Exhibit Dinner Party

Join us February 18th for our AC Retrospective Exhibit Dinner Party

The story of how a small British car manufacturer realized success through the inception of a three-wheel delivery vehicle in 1907 to the fire breathing, record breaking, 1964 Shelby Daytona Coupe. The Simeone Automotive Foundation Museum is proud to welcome this year’s, “Best of Britain” an “AC Cars Retrospective,” from February 18 to March 12, 2017 in support of the Foundation’s Teen Driver Awareness Program. Read more →

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Simeone Automotive Foundation Museum welcomes “An AC Cars Retrospective.”

Simeone Automotive Foundation Museum welcomes “An AC Cars Retrospective.”

The story of how a small British car manufacturer realized success through the inception of a three-wheel delivery vehicle in 1907 to the fire breathing, record breaking, 1964 Shelby Daytona Coupe. The Simeone Automotive Foundation Museum is proud to welcome this year’s, “Best of Britain” an “AC Cars Retrospective,” from February 18 to March 12, 2017 in support of the Foundation’s Teen Driver Awareness Program. Read more →