Gilmore Car Museum Honors Founders With NEW Pre-WWII Car Show

Posted on March 28th, 2016
The Gilmore Car Museum near Kalamazoo, MI celebrates its golden anniversary with an all-new event in honor of its founder with “The Donald Gilmore Classic.”  This pre-WWII car show and swap meet will be held Saturday, May 21st, with a driving tour taking place on Friday, May 20th. (click here to download the show flyer and registration form) The Museum, which turns 50 this summer, considers this new show a homage to its roots.…

Gilmore Car Museum Celebrates Museum Day Live

Posted on September 23rd, 2015
  To register for your Museum Day Live ticket (valid for two admissions on 9/26/2015 ONLY) please visit http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/tickets/. The Gilmore Car Museum of Hickory Corners, Michigan will open its doors on Saturday, September 26, 2015, as part of Smithsonian Magazine’s annual Museum Day Live!…

Emergency Vehicle Meet at Gilmore Car Museum

Posted on August 24th, 2015
On Sunday, August 30th, from 9am – 5pm the Gilmore Car Museum will host their very first Emergency Vehicle Show, featuring both new and vintage police, fire, and rescue vehicles. “We are very excited about this event,” said the Museum’s Executive Director, Michael Spezia. “This is great opportunity for families and their children to get an up close look at these fascinating vehicles.” “The 90-acre campus of the Gilmore Car Museum, is the perfect setting for this event,” said Assistant Chief Rick Hoffman of the Richland Fire Department, who spear-headed the idea of bringing emergency vehicles together for a show.…

20th annual Vintage Motorcycle Show Rolls into the Gilmore Car Museum

Posted on June 5th, 2015
The Gilmore Car Museum, well known for its world class collection of nearly 400 historic automobiles, will shift its focus entirely to motorcycles on Sunday, June 14th. The date marks the 20th annual consecutive Vintage Motorcycle Show and Swap Meet held at the Museum and is considered one of the largest events of its kind in the Midwest.…

Largest Car Show of the Season Arrives Saturday, August 2nd

Posted on July 1st, 2014
OVER 1,200 SHOW VEHICLES, BOATS, & CAMPERS EXPECTED FOR 34TH ANNUAL RED BARNS SPECTACULAR You’ve waited all summer for the “Grand Daddy” of all car shows and now it’s time for the RED BARNS SPECTACULAR at the Gilmore Car Museum on Saturday, August 2, 2014 from 8am-4pm. The name says it all—it’s the area’s oldest and largest antique, classic, and special interest and collector car show and swap meet, featuring vehicles from all eras.…