2018 – 2019 Schedule of Events
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Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
Are you looking for a part-time, seasonal job? The Gilmore Car Museum is hiring! Come learn about available positions and interview with hiring managers from different departments at the Gilmore Car Museum’s Seasonal* Job Fair[...]
Apr 13 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
Join us for a Member-Exclusive reception on the evening of Friday, April 13, 2018 as we celebrate our museum supporters! Attending members will have the first look at our all-new exhibit, A.J. Foyt: A Lengendary[...]
Apr 25 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum - George & Sally's Blue Moon Diner
Our famous old fashioned custard is returning to George & Sally’s Blue Moon Diner! Join us for a lunchtime cruise-in and the grand re-introduction of our creamy custard on April 25th! Admission Per Person: $7[...]
May 2 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
May – September, Every Wednesday Night from 5pm-8pm Wednesday Night Cruise-Ins at the Gilmore Car Museum are an annual summer tradition! It is FREE to bring your collector car on the grounds during the cruise-in[...]
May 19 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum Library
The Gilmore Car Museum Library will be hosting a duplicates sale featuring books, magazines, brochures, and manuals. The sale will take place inside the Automotive Heritage Center in the Research Library from 9am-4pm. All proceeds[...]
Jun 10 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum Library
The Gilmore Car Museum Library will be hosting a duplicates sale featuring books, magazines, brochures, and manuals. The sale will take place inside the Automotive Heritage Center in the Research Library from 9am-4pm. All proceeds[...]
Jun 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum Library
The Gilmore Car Museum Library will be hosting a duplicates sale featuring books, magazines, brochures, and manuals. The sale will take place inside the Automotive Heritage Center in the Research Library from 9am-4pm. All proceeds[...]
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
The Volvo Club of America will be hosting their biannual meet at the Gilmore Car Museum. Volvos at the Gilmore welcomes ALL automobile enthusiasts interested in all years and models of Volvo cars to their[...]
Aug 18 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum Library
The Gilmore Car Museum Library will be hosting a duplicates sale featuring books, magazines, brochures, and manuals. The sale will take place inside the Automotive Heritage Center in the Research Library from 9am-4pm. All proceeds[...]
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
We have a fun program for museum visitors today! “Ride the Classics” will give visitors the opportunity to take a ride in cars right out of the museum’s collection! Additional dates in July and August[...]
Sep 12 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
The League of Retired Automotive Designers “Spirit of Innovation” A special exhibit has been featured at the Gilmore Car Museum this summer highlighting the spirit of innovation that has been part of the automotive industry[...]
Sep 22 all-day Gilmore Car Museum
Museum Day Live! Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. The[...]
Oct 25 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
The Gilmore Car Museum Spooktacular is a FUN and SAFE place to have a ghoulishly great time with the whole family! Specifically for children 12 and under, the Spooktacular features cool cars exhibited throughout the[...]
Nov 16 @ 8:00 am – Dec 31 @ 4:00 am Gilmore Car Museum
Barry County Festival of Trees at the Gilmore Car Museum Display Open Daily, November 16th – December 31st Presented by the Gilmore Car Museum and the Barry County Chamber of Commerce In partnership with the[...]
Nov 22 all-day
The Gilmore Car Museum is closed on the following holidays: New Years Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
Nov 23 @ 9:00 am – Nov 24 @ 3:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum Library
The Gilmore Car Museum’s Research Library and Archives Annual SURPLUS SALE is the perfect place to buy that unusual Christmas gift for the automobile enthusiast in your life or just fill a gap in your own[...]
Nov 24 @ 9:00 am – Nov 25 @ 3:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum Library
The Gilmore Car Museum’s Research Library and Archives Annual SURPLUS SALE is the perfect place to buy that unusual Christmas gift for the automobile enthusiast in your life or just fill a gap in your own[...]
Dec 24 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
We will be open only until 2:00 pm today with the last admission tickets will be sold at Noon.
Dec 25 all-day
The Gilmore Car Museum is CLOSED on the following holidays: New Years Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
Dec 31 2018 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 1 2019 @ 1:00 am Gilmore Car Museum
5, 4, 3, 2, 1…..Happy New Year! Ring in the New Year at the Gilmore Car Museum! Dress in period attire encouraged! This 1920s speakeasy or 1930s gangster era semi-formal event will be “A Duesy!” [...]
Jan 1 all-day
The Gilmore Car Museum is CLOSED on the following holidays: New Years Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. Regular hours will resume January 2nd.
Jan 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Gilmore Car Museum
The Gilmore Car Museum’s annual Winter Lecture Series is highly anticipated every year! Every Sunday afternoon at 3 pm January through April visitors can enjoy a different guest presenter speaking on a variety of intriguing[...]
Jan 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Gilmore Car Museum
The Gilmore Car Museum’s annual Winter Lecture Series is highly anticipated every year! Every Sunday afternoon at 3 pm January through April visitors can enjoy a different guest presenter speaking on a variety of intriguing[...]
Jan 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Gilmore Car Museum
The Gilmore Car Museum’s annual Winter Lecture Series is highly anticipated every year! Every Sunday afternoon at 3 pm January through April visitors can enjoy a different guest presenter speaking on a variety of intriguing[...]
Jan 31 – Feb 3 all-day DeVos Place
The Gilmore Car Museum has presented a stunning array of automobiles at the Michigan International Auto Show in Grand Rapids since 2004. See a selection of autos from the Gilmore Car Museum at the 2019 Michigan International[...]
Feb 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Gilmore Car Museum
The Gilmore Car Museum’s annual Winter Lecture Series is highly anticipated every year! Every Sunday afternoon at 3 pm January through April visitors can enjoy a different guest presenter speaking on a variety of intriguing[...]
Feb 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Gilmore Car Museum
The Gilmore Car Museum’s annual Winter Lecture Series is highly anticipated every year! Every Sunday afternoon at 3 pm January through April visitors can enjoy a different guest presenter speaking on a variety of intriguing[...]
Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
Join us for our most anticipated special event of the year PINT WITH THE PAST! Saturday, February 16th from 7:00-10:00pm Our annual craft beer tasting fundraiser includes over two dozen tasting options from favorite Michigan[...]
Feb 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Gilmore Car Museum
The Gilmore Car Museum’s annual Winter Lecture Series is highly anticipated every year! Every Sunday afternoon at 3 pm January through April visitors can enjoy a different guest presenter speaking on a variety of intriguing[...]