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Accepting Entries for a Special Exhibit: Supercars at the Simeone

Accepting Entries for a Special Exhibit: Supercars at the Simeone

The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum is hosting “Supercars at the Simeone”, a Special Exhibit from April 4th-19th to kick off the 2015 season. This exhibit is dedicated to the highest performance road-going sports cars from Italy, England, USA, Germany, France and Japan. Each car represents the absolute pinnacle of high performance, style and exclusivity at the time of their production. Read more →

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The Foundations of Photography Study Series

The Foundations of Photography Study Series

The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum is proud to present the Foundations of Photography Study Series with Andrew Taylor and Michael Furman. This is a 9-part educational series dedicated to photographing the automobile. This is an excellent learning experience for the novice or seasoned photographer and everyone in between, and also a great opportunity to learn from some of the best automotive photographers in the world. They are closely familiar with each car in the collection and know all of the best shots.

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Please welcome our 1st Japanese sports car: 1990 Nissan 300ZX Turbo

Please welcome our 1st Japanese sports car: 1990 Nissan 300ZX Turbo

The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum is proud to announce its most recent acquisition, a 1990 Nissan 300ZX Turbo. This car has the distinction of being the first Japanese sports car to join the Museum’s permanent collection. Read more →

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We’re hiring an Administrative Assistant

This position is closed and we are no longer seeking applicants. Thank you for your interest.

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1964 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe named IHMA 2014 Car of the Year

1964 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe named IHMA 2014 Car of the Year

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The International Historic Motoring Awards, the Academy Awards of the antique, classic, and sporting automobile world, presented their 2014 “Car of the Year” honor to the 1964 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe currently on display in the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum in Philadelphia. In addition to being the first American car to win the award, the Cobra Daytona Coupe is also the first American car nominated for this award. Read more →

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Announcing the 2015 Demonstration Days Schedule

Announcing the 2015 Demonstration Days Schedule

The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum is very excited to announce the 2015 Demonstration Days schedule. Our world-famous Demo Days are an automotive experience you’ll never forget. Each Demo Day features cars from our collection, as well as guest cars from other collections, in a themed presentation and demonstration run. Using the expansive 3-acre parking lot behind the museum, you can see, hear and smell history come to life through these magnificent machines. Read more →

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Announcing the winners of 2014 People’s Choice Demo Day

Announcing the winners of 2014 People’s Choice Demo Day

The votes are in! Thank you to everyone who participated in voting for 2014 People’s Choice Demo Day. This year we received a record number of votes, so we’ve decided to add a 4th car to the demonstration for Saturday 11/29 at 12:00 Noon. Read more →

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Vote 3 cars for People’s Choice Demo Day on 11/29

Vote 3 cars for People’s Choice Demo Day on 11/29

It’s that time of year! People’s Choice Demo Day is once again upon us, on Saturday 11/29 at 12:00 noon. Year after year, this is one of our top Demo Days. This is where we give you, our dear friends and fans, the chance to select 3 cars to view in this special demonstration run. This year we have 63 incredible racing sports cars for you to choose from, spanning over 66 years of development. Read more →

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Coming Soon: 2015 Demo Days Schedule!

Coming Soon: 2015 Demo Days Schedule!

Dr. Simeone and Kevin Kelly have been hard at work planning the schedule for 2015 Demo Days and Racing Legends, and they’re almost done! We are super-excited for this upcoming year because we have some fantastic cars and educational content planned for you. Stay tuned for the full announcement!

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Check out the new 2015 Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum Calendar

Check out the new 2015 Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum Calendar

Our 2015 calendar is now available for sale! We’ve had great success with these the past few years. Bill Sinclair, one of our dedicated volunteers, has once again put together an excellent calendar by using the wonderful photography of Andrew Taylor. Read more →