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“Big Daddy!”

Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing
Ranked #5 of 72 things to do in Ocala
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

I loved the history. I grew up watching Big Daddy race so this was an awesome experience. It was like a trip back in time. Don Garlits will always be one of the greatest drag racers and innovators.

Thank OBX_Kev
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

This museum is very tastefully displayed and is quite interesting. We spent nearly three hours here and could have stayed longer. It’s important to read the signs that accompany the vehicles and check out the tv documentary too. They enhance the experience and add to the enjoyment. Don’t forget to go into the antique building after viewing the dragsters and funny cars. We recommend this museum for anyone who remembers the “good ole days” of going to the drags or for someone wanting to take a trip back in time. Nice place!

Thank 7tammy
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

I met Don Garlits many years ago and getting to see his collect was great. He has dozens of cars and other memorabilia from the past in the museum and the kids really enjoyed it.

Thank Jim W
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

When ever you are in Ocala, Florida area, if you have not been to Museum, do stop in, you will be glad you did.

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Wow! This museum is packed with a huge variety of vehicles with more information about each than you can take in. This is a must see for racing fans of all ages! Essentially you are seeing the history of a lifetime of one passionate racer and many of the people that make his life so fascinating. If you are lucky, Don Garlits himself will wander through & you will get a chance to chat with him.

Thank Scarletfever
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