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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

The Gilmore Car Museum is proud to announce our 2015 Model T Driving School season!

Classes will be offered on the following dates:
SOLD OUT – Sunday, May 17, 2015
SOLD OUT – Saturday, June 6, 2015
SOLD OUT – Wednesday, June 17, 2015
SOLD OUT – Sunday, July 19, 2015
Sunday, August 9, 2015 (PM ONLY)
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Saturday, September 19, 2015

And at the following times:
Morning – 9:30am-12:30pm OR Afternoon – 2:00pm-5:00pm

The Gilmore Car Museums Model T Driving courses are $95.00 per student, or $85.00 for Museum Members.

Payment is required at the time of registration, Visa or MasterCard will be accepted for over-the-phone transactions. Each session is limited to 18 students. Course information will be mailed to each individual student 3-4 weeks prior to the course they are signed-up for, including instructions on the activities during the course and check-in information for their specific class.

To Register:
Please call the Museums Main Office at 269-671-5089 during regular business hours Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm. Please have your credit card information ready, as well as information for all students that will be participating in the course date and time that you chose.

Cancellation and Refund Policy: A minimum of 2 weeks notice is required to cancel a course reservation. A minimum cancellation fee of $25.00 will apply for all cancellations. A cancellation that does not meet the 2 week policy will forfeit $50.00 of their original class payment. In the event of a no-show, no refund will be issued. Refunds cannot be applied directly to the credit card used at the time of original payment, but will be issued via certified check sent via the US Postal Service. The Gilmore Car Museum does not guarantee available spaces in future courses if you wish to reschedule, all wait list guidelines will apply.