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Model T Driving School

The Gilmore Car Museum’s Model T Driving School will teach the skills required to drive any of the 15 million “Tin Lizzies” built between 1908 and 1927 including:

  • Use of spark and throttle control levers
  • Coordination of hand and foot controls
  • Proper shifting techniques
  • Stopping the vehicle
  • Correct use of the Neutral / Brake lever
  • Reversing the vehicle
  • A “history lesson” through the Gilmore Car Museum Collection
Model T Driving School
Model T Driving School
Model T Driving School

Class size is limited to 18 students per session. Preregistration is required. Students must be at least 16 years of age and hold a valid driver’s license.

After successfully completing the 2.5 hour course and learning how to drive in an Authentic Model T Ford, students will be presented with a certificate of completion.

2014 Model T Classes are SOLD OUT!

Class times:
Morning Class: 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Afternoon Class: 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Course Dates:
Saturday, May 3, 2014
Sunday, June 22, 2014
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Saturday, August 23, 2014
and Sunday, September 14, 2014

*In the event of a personal cancellation, no refunds will be given.

We expect to release the 2015 course dates by late November – Please contact the Museum at 269-671-5089 to be added to our advance announcement list for 2015!

Model T Driving School