Visit & Explore

Hours of Operation, Open Year-Round!

Monday – Friday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday* & Sunday: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

The Museum is CLOSED only on Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day

Blue Moon Diner
Monday-Friday: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Heritage Center Cafe
Hours Vary – Open during Cars Shows / Large Events Only

Museum Administrative Offices & Research Library
Monday-Friday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Admission Rates

All Partner Museums on the Gilmore Campus are included!

Consider purchasing an annual Museum Membership!
Consecutive two-day passes are available for $23.00 per person.

The museum is handicap accessible, including two personal elevators allowing access to second floors. A limited number of wheelchairs (free) and mobility scooters (a daily rental fee) are available for those who may need assistance. Please ask one of our Museum Store attendants upon your arrival for assistance.

SUMMER SEASON RATES (April 1st – November 30th)
$15.00     Adults / Seniors
$10.00    Youth (ages 7-17)
FREE       Children (ages 6 and under)
FREE       Active Military (must present ID)

$14.00 per person, children 11 and under are FREE.
Admission to car shows includes access to all museum buildings and exhibits. Spectator parking is FREE. To view all Car Shows dates at the Gilmore Car Museum please click here.

Special Group & Car Club Rates Available!

Group rates are available for groups and car clubs tour groupof 15 adults or more and MUST be pre-scheduled. To receive the group rate, the group’s coordinator must pay using one form of payment for the entire group than in individual transactions upon their arrival. Group visits can be arranged through our Events Department by calling 269-671-5089, ext. 12 or emailing

Educational groups (K-12) visit the Gilmore Car Museum for FREE when they contact our Education Department. One adult chaperone for every six students is MANDATORY for all K-12 groups. School group tours can be arranged through the Education Department at 269-671-5089, ext. 21 or by emailing

Photo shoots are permitted at the Museum, but regular admission rates will apply for all members in your party. For rules, policies, and requirements regarding photo shoots, please click here to view our Photo Policy.