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Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing

13700 SW 16th Ave, Ocala, FL 34473-3970
+1 352-245-8661
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Worth the Visit for Motorheads

I've driven by this place many times. Finally, I brought my grandsons. We all enjoyed the museum... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
via mobile
Great time

My husband went with his friends and they loved the timeline history of racing and cars. They... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
Plainville, Massachusetts
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13700 SW 16th Ave, Ocala, FL 34473-3970
+1 352-245-8661
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Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

I've driven by this place many times. Finally, I brought my grandsons. We all enjoyed the museum and the garage tour by Don! Wow, that was awesome.

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Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

My husband went with his friends and they loved the timeline history of racing and cars. They really enjoyed the restored antiques. If you like racing this is a nice afternoon trip.

Thank catherinew902
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This is actually a double museum, one side devoted to drag racing and the other to Garlits' extensive and eclectic automobile collection. He also displays a large number of classic auto engines (on stands, inside plexiglass) that hot-rodders have used through the years. Not a...More

Thank William G
Reviewed 1 May 2017

If you like race cars this is a wonderful tour of Don Garlits' career and race cars. We totally enjoyed this visit.

Thank harryh409
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

The museum is a fabulous place to enjoy vintage automobiles, drag racing memorabilia, and an awesome collection of dragsters! There are three buildings, so be sure to allow adequate time since reading the information about the vehicles really adds to the experience. There is a...More

Thank teacherkh
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This tribute to drag racing museum is, by far, the best we have ever seen (and trust us, we've seen plenty of car museums​!!) It is well designed, extremely easy to get around, the exhibits flow well and logically from one to another. Can't say...More

Thank Vicki H
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This was a great museum with lots of vintage cars and history also. We enjoyed the drag racing cars and gift shop but we really liked the older cars. There was other old antique things there too, like signs, gas pumps, type writer, etc...

Thank Sandra D
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This place will put you back to your teens if that's where you want to go me I just want to go to my twenty's.thank you don

Thank bob d
Reviewed 4 April 2017

If you're into professional drag racing, this museum is a must see. Plenty to see, from cars to pictures on the walls.

Thank RomeovilleBeachlover
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

It's fantastic. My husband went to Don's races. He went to these speedways as a young guy and watched the dragster and funny cars. He raced Sprint cars when we first met which was over 30 years ago so he really loved this museum. He...More

Thank 770MCP
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Is picture taking allowed ?
17 January 2017|
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Response from Donna G | Property representative |
Yes you may take photos at the Museum...we are also pet friendly as long as your pet is on a leash.
Do they have parking for trucks, 18 wheeler?
12 September 2016|
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Response from MrC386 | Reviewed this property |
Yes sir they do..
Admission fee
1 March 2016|
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Response from Granny483 | Reviewed this property |
From their website under contact us: General Admission Adults $20 Seniors (60+) $15 Military & Veteran $15 College students $15 Teenagers (Ages 13-18) $15 Children (Ages 5-12) $10 Group... More