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Studebaker National Museum

201 Chapin St, South Bend, IN 46601-2521
+1 888-391-5600
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A lot to see

Enjoyed our visit to this South Bend Museum. Well-done exhibits covering many different areas of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
twister1946
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Cincinnati, Ohio
A highlight of our trip to South Bend

My family of ten adults all found something to enjoy. My niece enjoyed the women's baseball league... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Glenn B
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Toronto
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Travel through over a century of transportation history. See the rise of the Studebaker Corporation from its beginnings in small South Bend Blacksmith Shop. Admire over 50 vehicles which tell the Studebaker story and display iconic styling.
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  • Very good25%
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  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful cars” (24 reviews)
“horse drawn” (19 reviews)
“three floors” (28 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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201 Chapin St, South Bend, IN 46601-2521
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+1 888-391-5600
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Enjoyed our visit to this South Bend Museum. Well-done exhibits covering many different areas of interests.

Thank twister1946
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family of ten adults all found something to enjoy. My niece enjoyed the women's baseball league, my brother the mechanic loved all the various cars from all eras. As Canadians we appreciated the last studebaker ever made in Hamilton, Ontario.It is a well designed...More

Thank Glenn B
Maria T, Public Relations Manager at Studebaker National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are happy you enjoyed your visit. Come back anytime!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I was a kid (late teens, early twenties) I owned four Studebakers. I loved these cars. They were beautiful, reliable, and one of them was crazy fast. SO, when we planned our recent road trip to Madison, WI, we built i a stop to...More

Thank 40n75w
Maria T, Public Relations Manager at Studebaker National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit. Please come back anytime!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

the history of Studebaker (& to a great extent the automobile industry in the US and South Bend). The array of Studebakers fr/ wagons to sleds to autos to race cars to trucks is incredible. Not only are Studebakers featured but other manufacturers autos are...More

Thank tencatdaddy
Maria T, Public Relations Manager at Studebaker National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are happy you enjoyed the variety of Studebakers in the Museum! Please come back again.

Reviewed 10 September 2017

This is a good collection of Studebaker cars and the production facilities. My interests were elsewhere, but they presented the cars well.

Thank UMCGraduate
Maria T, Public Relations Manager at Studebaker National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

We are glad you are appreciated our collection of Studebakers. Come back anytime!

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Although I am not a Studebaker fan, I am now. What a lovely museum with friendly and knowledgeable staff. I would recommend this for everyone. There was a truck exhibit also there but it changes and had a variety of different trucks by different manufacturers....More

Thank THEWANDERERS302
Maria T, Public Relations Manager at Studebaker National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

We are so happy that we created a Studebaker fan! Come back anytime.

Reviewed 27 August 2017

If you know anything about American history you are aware of the impact the Studebaker family had on transpostantion, industry, and the settlement of the American west However this museum offers far more than just a glimpse into history; it provides an insight into American...More

Thank charlesmy2017
Reviewed 26 August 2017

After many visits to South Bend, we finally visited the Studebaker Museum with our grandson. What a pleasant surprise. The museum includes Studebaker family history, carriages, wagons, Studebaker cars from first to last and other old vehicles. There is a play auto repair shop to...More

Thank EJV531
Reviewed 23 August 2017

This is the third time we have gone here for lunch and receptions over the last 10 years when visiting South Bend. Great staff, unique and historical decor. Food is always great as they have very creative menu and excellent wine list. You will love...More

Thank Jerry S
Maria T, Public Relations Manager at Studebaker National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Thanks for the kind words, but you might want to put your review on the page for Tippecanoe Place Restaurant, because I don't think you ate at the Museum! Their page can be found here. https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g37535-d520235-Reviews-Tippecanoe_Place_Restaurant-South_Bend_Indiana.html

Reviewed 21 August 2017

I didn't know much about this museum. The reason I stopped was a friend of mine years ago was into Sudebakers so I thought I would check it out. I am really glad that I did. It was interesting to see the history of the...More

Thank erodrig26
Maria T, Public Relations Manager at Studebaker National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thanks for coming and learning about Studebaker! Come back anytime.

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799ritak
8 August 2017|
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Response from Tracie M | Reviewed this property |
I think they advise you to book the tour for the history museum ahead of time. The day we were there we did not book ahead of time and had to wait about 30 minutes for a tour. However while we were waiting another group... More
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Jessie P
29 May 2017|
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Response from Smudgecats | Reviewed this property |
Just spoke to the museum. You can use the campus admission ticket on back-to-back days.
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Response from Gail J | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Check the website
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