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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 →

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Catch the Simeone Museum on display at the 2017 Philadelphia Auto Show

Catch the Simeone Museum on display at the 2017 Philadelphia Auto Show

The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum will make its 9th straight appearance at the 2017 Philadelphia Auto Show from January 28th through February 5th. You’ll find our display on the Broad Street side, at the Show Entrance, right near the escalators. We will feature the following cars on display: Read more →

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Save the Date: AC Cars on Display at the Simeone Museum 2/18 – 3/12

Save the Date: AC Cars on Display at the Simeone Museum 2/18 – 3/12

A salute to the history of the great AC Sports Car

For the first time in memory, an historical exhibition of the sports car which led to generations of winners on all types of road courses, right up to the Cobras that won America’s first World Championship. From February 18 to March 12, 2017, the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum will exhibit some of the finest AC cars and their derivatives, from their origins through the 60s and beyond. Read more →

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Simeone Museum Receives a Landmark Gift – an iconic 1907 Renault Racing Roadster

Simeone Museum Receives a Landmark Gift – an iconic 1907 Renault Racing Roadster

The Simeone Museum received a landmark gift – an iconic 1907 Renault Racing Roadster finds a permanent home through the kindness of its owner for the past nine decades. The story of this wonderful gift requires a bit of explanation, which we proudly reiterate. Read more →

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Join us December 10 for a special event featuring “Grace” the Austin Healey

Join us December 10 for a special event featuring “Grace” the Austin Healey

Join us at 12:00 noon on December 10 for a special event featuring “Grace” the Austin Healey 100 with a remarkable back story. GRACE is an Austin Healey 100 purchased in a derelict state from eBay suffering from deleterious rust and poor oil pressure.

Her owner was given a near death sentence from his oncologist but a few stalwart members of his local car club decided to inspire him by using this unlikely candidate complete a coast-to-coast-to-coast drive to prove that sometimes the impossible is possible, given hope, faith, and random acts of kindness of strangers and friends.

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2016 People’s Choice – November 26 2016

2016 People’s Choice – November 26 2016

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Announcing the winners for 2016 People’s Choice Demo Day, Spirit of Competition

Announcing the winners for 2016 People’s Choice Demo Day, Spirit of Competition

The votes are in! Thank you to everyone who participated in voting for 2016 People’s Choice Demo Day, entitled “Spirit of Competition”. The demonstration event will begin on Saturday 11/26 at 12:00 Noon.

This is always one of our most popular events, so be sure to get there early and bring your camera!

1st Place: 1964 Shelby Daytona Coupe
2nd Place: 1970 Porsche 917LH
3rd Place: 1966 Ford GT40 Mk II
4th Place: 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa Read more →

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2016 Spirit of Competition Award honoring Peter Brock – November 16 2016

2016 Spirit of Competition Award honoring Peter Brock – November 16 2016

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British Design Leaders – November 12 2016

British Design Leaders – November 12 2016

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Holiday Art Star Craft Bazaar – November 19-20 2016

Holiday Art Star Craft Bazaar – November 19-20 2016

Holiday Art Star Craft Bazaar
Saturday, November 19th + Sunday, November 20th, 10-5pm
at the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum :
6825 Norwitch Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19153
www.artstarcraftbazaar.com Read more →

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Grace visits the Simeone Museum

Grace visits the Simeone Museum

GRACE is an Austin Healey 100 purchased in a derelict state from eBay suffering from deleterious rust and poor oil pressure. Her owner was given a near death sentence from his oncologist but a few stalwart members of his local car club decided to inspire him by using this unlikely candidate complete a coast-to-coast-to-coast drive to prove that sometimes the impossible is possible, given hope, faith, and random acts of kindness of strangers and friends. Read more →

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Foundations of Photography 106 – Capturing Speed – October 29 2016

Foundations of Photography 106 – Capturing Speed – October 29 2016

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Vote for 3 Cars for 2016 People’s Choice Demo Day on Saturday 11/26

Vote for 3 Cars for 2016 People’s Choice Demo Day on Saturday 11/26

It’s that time of year! People’s Choice Demo Day is once again upon us, on Saturday 11/26 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 64 incredible racing sports cars for you to choose from, spanning over 81 years of development.

Voting ends on Wednesday 11/16 and we’ll announce the winners on Friday 11/18. Voting is electronically limited to 1 vote per person.

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2016 Corvette Racing Weekend – October 21-22

2016 Corvette Racing Weekend – October 21-22