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Darryl Starbird's Rod & Custom Hall of Fame Museum

55251 E Highway 85a, Afton, OK 74331-2774
+1 918-257-4234
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Fun even if you're not a car enthusiast!

The museum is closed during the winter but they opened it up for us with one phone call the day... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
deniseguthrie
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Kansas City, Missouri
Awsome collection of cars

We're not really into cars, but actually loved this little museum. A lot of cool cars that gave us... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2016
Thomas1406
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Bergen, Norway
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The National Rod and Custom Car Hall of Fame Museum is set up as a national nonprofit foundation and is a nationally recognized tribute to the leading street rod and custom car builders throughout the country. Over 50 one of a kind full size exotic vehicles on display including works from Barris, Titus, Roth, Posies, and Darryl Starbird, one of the most prolific custom car builders of all time, has twenty five of his own creations on display. Automotive artwork and 1000's of photographs and auto memorabilia displayed throughout the ultra modern museum.
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15 Feb 2017
“Fun even if you're not a car enthusiast!”
20 Nov 2016
“Awsome collection of cars”
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55251 E Highway 85a, Afton, OK 74331-2774
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

The museum is closed during the winter but they opened it up for us with one phone call the day before. Quite a trip back in time seeing all the cars spanning decades. Darryls wife opened the museum for us and shared stories of their...More

Thank deniseguthrie
Donna S, Owner at Darryl Starbird's Rod & Custom Hall of Fame Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2017

Thanks for the nice comments on the museum and so happy that you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 20 November 2016

We're not really into cars, but actually loved this little museum. A lot of cool cars that gave us that good "route 66 feeling". Attached to the Afton Station Packard Museum, which is also a nice place.

Thank Thomas1406
Donna S, Manager at Darryl Starbird's Rod & Custom Hall of Fame Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2016

Thanks Thomas so happy you enjoyed the museum. Appreciate the comments.

Reviewed 23 October 2016

I am not so much into cars but knew my husband would enjoy this. Before long, it was him waiting on me to catch up instead of the other way around. We didn't find it to far out of the way and the drive was...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2016

Is it possible to build this kind a cars..? Oh yeah... This is a must. A LOT of strange and funny cars.More

1  Thank OJB
Donna S, Manager at Darryl Starbird's Rod & Custom Hall of Fame Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2016

They may be strange and funny to you but they are definitely drivable. At least, I know that Darryl's are because I have driven every one. He enjoys building cars but gets the most enjoyment out of driving them. Thanks for stopping and giving a...More

Reviewed 11 August 2016

Enjoyed the car museum and they were very friendly Our grandson especially liked the monster truck that was as you entered the gate.

Thank _rvknm
Donna S, Manager at Darryl Starbird's Rod & Custom Hall of Fame Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2016

Thanks for stopping, yes, most kids do like the monster trucks outside, no room inside, but glad you enjoyed the cars inside. Enjoyed having you visit.

Reviewed 4 August 2016

Nobody goes to Afton, OK by accident. You either go there for the lake and resort, or you go there to visit the Starbird Museum. He is called the King of Kustom Kars for good reasons. It's a little way west of Joplin, MO and...More

Thank MJSpock
Donna S, Manager at Darryl Starbird's Rod & Custom Hall of Fame Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2016

Goodness, thank you for your kind words, and so happy you enjoyed the museum. We have tried hard to make it interesting to every one that visits here. There is a lot of talent within these walls and I see that you really appreciate them.

Reviewed 23 July 2016

Worth the visit, seniors are $9 to visit the museum where you can see about 50 cars many of which were hand created by Darryl. If you are a car enthusiast you will love the cars on display.

Thank Robert B
Donna S, Manager at Darryl Starbird's Rod & Custom Hall of Fame Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2016

Thanks Robert, so happy you enjoyed the museum.

Reviewed 29 June 2016

It's a little out of the way to get there, but you might plan on staying at the nearby Shangri-La Resort on the lake. This is a beautiful area if you're willing to make the trip. We stopped by when Darryl Starbird was at a...More

Thank RoboManiac
Donna S, Manager at Darryl Starbird's Rod & Custom Hall of Fame Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2016

Thanks for taking the time to tell travelers about the museum. We are non profit and your support is really appreciated .

Reviewed 28 June 2016

This unique place is about 80 miles northeast from Tulsa, OK. From the outside it doesn't look like much but on the inside is a custom car and hotrod lovers dream. It is a huge warehouse packed full of cars and trucks and memorabilia from...More

Thank windyful
Donna S, Manager at Darryl Starbird's Rod & Custom Hall of Fame Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2016

So happy you enjoyed the museum. Yes there is a lot of memorabilia here and some can spend 3 to 4 hours just absorbing everything not to mention the 50 or so handbillt cars. The building is a little deceiving as it doesn,t look big...More

Reviewed 24 June 2016

My husband did loads of research on this place, and persuaded me that it would be worth the rather long detour, so it was disappointing to follow all of the advertising boards to the middle of nowhere only to find a sign on the gatepost...More

Thank 4states
Donna S, Manager at Darryl Starbird's Rod & Custom Hall of Fame Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2016

So sorry for the inconvenience of stopping on a Tuesday. I do open by appointment on Tuesday if notified in advance. We do advertise days of operation almost every where on the internet on our website, on grand lake website all surrounding Chamber of Commerce...More

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