Thursday, July 10, 2008

Walter P. Chrysler Museum

Walter P. Chrysler Museum

Persons interested in automobiles would definitely love to visit this Museum, where more than 65 antique, custom and concept vehicles are on display.

This Muesum has three floors of vehicles, interspersed with interactive displays and exhibits, telling the story of the Chrysler Corporation and its contributions to automotive design, technology and innovation, as well as the automobile’s impact on Americal culture.

The first floor traces the industry’s first 50 years from Chrysler’s perswpective – both the man and the company. Rare vehicles date back to the early 1900s and a timeline wall details the key executives and predecessor companies that shaped today’s Daimler Chrysler. Historic marques as DeSoto, Hudson, Nash, Rambler and Willys-Overland are also on display.

In second floor Chrysler’s story continues, from the introduction of the first HEMI in 1951 to turbines, muscle cars, minivans and other familiar products. Collection of Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge concept and production vehicles spotlights the automaker’s design, engineering and marketing successes. A changing “Then and Nowexhi bit illustrates the similarities and forward-thinking of a decades-old vehicle alongside a new model.

The lower level, called “Boss Chrysler’s Garage’, houses machines from the ‘50s—‘70s, including classic and muscle cars from the heyday of cruising to one/of/a/kind record-setting race vihicles. The Garage also features an eclectic sampling of vehicles from the DaimlerChrysler collection.

You will also enjoy the cxlassi advertising and photo displays and newsreel-style video kiosks highlighine important historic and social worldevents since he 1920s;

Life-size vignettes depictin key moment in Walter Chrysler’s life as well as corporate milestones;

A theater featuring three continuously running short movies spotlighting Walter Chrysleer’s life and times, muscle cars of the ‘50s and ‘60s and new vehicle development withing the DaimlerChrysler Technology Center.


Walter P.Chrysler Museum, DaimlerChrysler complex, Auburn Hills, Michigan.

The complex is approximately 30 miles north of downtown Detroit. From I-75 take exit 78 (Chrysler Dr.) and sollow the Museum signs to the southeast corner of the compex (intersection of Featherstone and Squirrel Rds.).


Free onsite parking is available.

Visiting hours

Tuesday—Saturday -- 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Sunday -- Noon to 6 p.m.

Closed on every Monday, January 1, Easter Sunday, July 4, Thanksgiving and the Wednesday before and December 24, 25 and d31.


$6 – General admission

$3 – Tour groups of 15 or more (advance registration required) Museum offers guided and self-guided tours to groups of all sizes and interests with advance registration.

Other concessions are also available such as seniors, children etc. – please check before buying admission tickets


888-456-1924 (U.S. only) or 248-944-0001.


కొత్త పాళీ said...

Oh, did you come here? When??

psmlakshmi said...

from 8th May to 13th July 2008 we were there. our children are there.

psmlakshmi said...

from 8th May to 13th July 2008 we were there. our children are there.