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America’s Sports Car… an exciting legend produced only in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The Museum features over 80 Corvettes in periodic settings, including mint classics, one-of-a-kind prototypes and modern-day wonders of engineering and design. Test your knowledge at interactive trivia kiosks, and don’t miss the chance to try a Corvette on for size in our lobby where we have a 2015 Stingray waiting for you. Displays continually rotate so no two visits are the same. Round out your visit with a souvenir from the Corvette Store, grab a bite to eat in the Corvette Cafe, and race over to the NCM Motorsports Park to spectate or take a lap!

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Events

Jul
26
Wed
MiM Northwest Passage @ ** REGISTRATION OPEN **
Jul 26 @ 3:00 pm – Jul 30 @ 11:00 am
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The NCM’s Museum in Motion heads to the coastal region of Seattle, Washington in July of 2017 for an adventure filled 3 days / 4 night stay at a 5-star resort. Be a part of Seattle / Tacoma area and experience the beautiful Mount Rainier. See the ever popular Lemay Museums, Seattle Center (home of the Space Needle) as well as the popular Pike Place Market. We hope you can join us for MIM ‘Northwest Passage’.

We want to thank Lifetime Members – Vince Perriello (NCM Staff) and Len Tucker (former Board Member) for their assistance in planning and graciously stepping up to guide this fun-filled week together!

As with all MiM Tours, space is limited so make sure you sign on to NCM eNews to get the latest information on all events including opening of registration and fees. GPS highly recommended! Questions, contact Karen or Bryce

Registration fee

  • NCM Members – Primary Registrant (driver and car) $1850 / alternate driver $300
  • NCM Non-MembersPrimary Registrant (driver and car) $1890 / alternate driver $340

(includes 1 year discounted membership to NCM upon completion of tour)

 

Advance registration closes at 5pm CT Tuesday, June 15th, 2017.

No registration is available after that date.

 

Advance registration includes the entire event consisting of:

  • All admissions, tours, all breakfasts, 2 lunches and 1 dinner
  • 4-night stay at Cedarbrook Lodge
  • Souvenir Custom Event hardcard credential and lanyard
  • All cancellations prior to close date will be charged a $10 processing fee per person
  • No refunds or cancellations after Advance Registration closes

Click here to order your MiM Apparel

Host Hotel:

Cedarbrook Lodge

18525 36th Ave. S.

Sea Tac, WA 98118

http://www.cedarbrooklodge.com/

 

2017 MiM ‘Northwest Passage’
WEDNESDAY, JULY 26TH
3:00pm or after Check-in Cedarbrook Lodge

Rated 5-star – Cedarbrook Lodge is situated on eleven lush acres, surrounded by a perimeter of seven additional areas of natural restored wetlands. Cedarbrook reflects the ambiance of a discreet quintessentially Northwest hideaway. Among Seattle airport hotels, you’ll find it unexpectedly amazing.

  •  18525 36th Ave S. Sea Tac, WA 98118 

** Lodging included in registration **

 

 

6:00pm (EST) Meet n’ Greet Dinner

  • Buffet in Copperleaf Restaurant & Bar on grounds
  • Driver meeting – talk about the week’s adventure

 ** Dinner included in registration **

 

 

THURSDAY, JULY 27TH
 

 

Continental Breakfast at Hotel – Tamarack Hall
 

 

8:00am Depart Cedarbrook Lodge for Mount Rainier National Park

  •  Nisqually Entrance – 39000 State Route 706 E. Ashford, WA
  • Park Pass included in your registration
 

 

10:45am Arrive Mount Rainier National Park Nisqually Entrance

Ascending to 14,410 feet above sea level, Mount Rainier stands as an icon in the Washington landscape. An active volcano, Mount Rainier is the most glaciated peak in the contiguous U.S.A., spawning six major rivers. Subalpine wildflower meadows ring the icy volcano while ancient forest cloaks Mount Rainier’s lower slopes. Wildlife abounds in the park’s ecosystems. A lifetime of discovery awaits.

  •  39000 State Route 706 E. Ashford, WA

** Park Pass included in registration **

 

 

11:30am – 1:00pm Arrive Paradise Inn Lodge & Dining

The historic Paradise Inn, a concessioner-operated hotel, offers lodging, a dining room and a gift shop. Imagine the setting of Mt. Rainier and all its splendor as the backdrop to a perfect meal guaranteed to satisfy the heartiest adventurer. Early pioneers never had it so good!

  •  Choose from a menu of 3 entrees
  • Lunch included in registration

 

 

 

1:10pm – 2:00pm Arrive Paradise Jackson Visitor Center

The new Paradise Jackson Visitor Center offers general information, exhibits, the new park film, guided ranger programs, book/gift store and cafeteria. Hear the park ranger’s fascinating stories of Paradise area and the historic Paradise Inn.

 

 

2:00pm – 4:00pm Enjoy scenic ride through Mount Rainier National Park

  •  Group photo op sometime during afternoon drive

 

 

 

6:00pm

 

Arrive back at Cedarbrook Lodge

  •  Dinner & evening on your own

 

 

 

FRIDAY, JULY 28TH   
 

 

Continental Breakfast at Hotel – Tamarack Hall
 

 

9:15am – 9:30am Board Motorcoach and depart for Museum of Flight
 

 

9:45am – 11:15am Arrive Museum of Flight

Travel through time and space! The Museum of Flight is full of an incredible collection of aircraft, spacecraft, artifacts, galleries, exhibits, facts and stories that embody the past, present and future of flight.

  •   Private docent tour

 ** Tour admission included in registration **

 

 

11:30am / 1:30pm Arrive Pike Place Market

Welcome to Pike Place Market, Seattle’s epicenter of fresh produce, specialty foods and independent businesses. Within the nine-acre historic district you’ll discover dozens of farmers, a bustling crafts market, and more than 200 unique owner-operated shops. There are more than 80 restaurants to tempt you, from take-out counters specializing in donuts to fine dining establishments. Bring your appetite and enjoy exploring Pike Place Market.

  • Stroll and explore on your own

** Lunch on your own **

 

 

1:45pm Arrive Seattle Center

Originally built for the 1962 World’s Fair, the 74-acre (30 ha) Seattle Center is a park, arts, and entertainment center in Seattle. Its landmark feature is the 605-foot (184 m) tall Space Needle, a now-iconic building that was, at its completion, the tallest building west of the Mississippi River.

  •  Spend the afternoon walking and exploring the Seattle Center
  • Seattle Center

 

 

 

 
6:00pm Meet back at Motorcoach

 

6:30pm  

Arrive back at Cedarbrook Lodge

  •  Dinner and evening on your own

 

 
SATURDAY, JULY 29TH
 
Continental Breakfast at Hotel – Tamarack Hall
 

 

9:00am – 9:15am Driver Meeting Hotel Lobby
 

 

9:30am Depart for LeMay America’s Car Museum

  •  2702 East D Street Tacoma, WA 98421
 

 

10:00am – 2:00pm Arrive LeMay America’s Car Museum

Guaranteed to be an unforgettable experience. With so many vehicles under one roof, they have something everyone will get excited about. They are an automobiles lover’s dream. Whether you’re a collector, an enthusiast, or just a fan of cars, this experience will captivate your imagination.

** Self-guided tour admission and lunch included in registration **

 

 

2:15pm Depart for LeMay Marymount Museum

  •  325 152nd St. E. Tacoma, WA 98445

 

 

 

2:45pm – 5:00pm Arrive LeMay Marymount Museum

The LeMay Family Collection Foundation at the Marymount Event Center is a non-profit organization, with the vision of preserving and showcasing America’s artifacts for future generations. The LeMay family collections include over 1,500 vintage vehicles, plus related Americana (dolls, toys, antiques, farm equipment, etc.) and much of that is located at Marymount, a distinct campus with a unique history all its own.

 ** Tour admission included in registration **

 

 

 

500pm – 5:30pm Depart / Arrive at Hotel

  •  18525 36th Ave S. Sea Tac, WA 98118

 ** Lodging included in registration **

 

 

 

6:00pm Evening on your own!!!

  •  Dinner on your own

 

 

 

SUNDAY, JULY 30TH
 
Continental Breakfast at Hotel – Tamarack Hall and Check Out
 
Travel safely home and thank you for joining the

MiM ‘Northwest Passage’ Tour

 

Click here to register

Aug
18
Fri
MiM California Dreamin @ **REGISTRATION OPEN
Aug 18 @ 3:00 pm – Aug 23 @ 11:00 am

 

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MiM ‘California Dreamin’
August 18th – 23rd 

The NCM’s Museum in Motion heads to the starting point of Kingman, AZ. We will travel some of Route 66 along the way to our destination of the famous Queen Mary Floating Ocean liner Hotel in Long Beach, CA. Be a part of the beautiful waters of the Pacific Ocean. Fill your days with sight-seeing to Paramount Studios, Petersen Museum, and Catalina Island. We hope you can join us for this fun filled 5 day/5 night MIM ‘California Dreamin’.

We want to thank NCM Board Chair and Lifetime member Leslie Gardner for her assistance in planning and graciously stepping up to guide this fun-filled week together!

As with all MiM Tours, space is limited so make sure you sign on to NCM eNews to get the latest information on all events including opening of registration and fees. GPS highly recommended! Questions, contact Karen or Bryce

Registration fee

  • NCM Members – Primary Registrant (driver and car) $1750 / alternate driver $600
  • NCM Non-MembersPrimary Registrant (driver and car) $1790 / alternate driver $640

(includes 1 year discounted membership to NCM upon completion of tour)

Advance registration closes at 5pm CT Wednesday, June 28th, 2017.

No registration is available after that date.

Advance registration includes the entire event consisting of:

  • All admissions, tours, all breakfasts, 2 lunches and 2 dinners
  • 5-night lodging
  • Souvenir Custom Event hardcard credential and lanyard
  • All cancellations prior to close date will be charged a $10 processing fee per person
  • No refunds or cancellations after Advance Registration closes

Click here to order your MiM Apparel

 

2017 MiM ‘California Dreamin’
FRIDAY, AUG 18TH
3:00pm or after

Mountain time zone

Check-in Springhill Suites – Kingman, AZ – Route 66

A stay at Springhill Suites by Marriott in Kingman, Arizona is located in the heart of Rt. 66. Kingman’s rich history and central position in the Western end of the country make it the perfect destination to stop and relax.

 ** Lodging included in registration **

 

 

6:00pm (EST) Meet n’ Greet Dinner – Mr. D’z Route 66 Diner

Mr D’z has been voted as having the best Hamburger on Route 66, and has been featured on Good Morning America, Arizona Highways TV Show, and was recently featured as the number 2 drive-in in AZ.

  •  Stage in Springhill Suites Parking Lot
  • Mr. D’z Diner (6 min drive from hotel)
  • 105 East Andy Devine Ave. Kingman, AZ 86401
  • Driver meeting – talk about the week’s adventure
  • Mr. D’z Route 66 Diner

 ** Dinner included in registration **

 

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 19TH
 
Continental Breakfast at Hotel
 

 

9:00am Depart Springhill Suites

  •  Stage and leave from parking lot
 

 

10:00am Arrive Oatman, AZ

Oatman’s “wild” burros are the descendants of burros brought here by the miners in the late 1800s; when the miners no longer needed them, they were turned loose. Each morning they come into town looking for food. They wander the streets and greet the tourists. Burro pellets and carrots are for sale at many of the shops — the burros will eat all day if you feed them. Shortly before sunset they wander back to the hills.

  •  Free Time
  • Shopping Opportunities
  • Catch a local gunfight on Main Street
  • Oatman, AZ

 

 

 

11:30am – 12:30pm Lunch at Olive Oatman Restaurant and Ice Cream Saloon

The Olive Oatman Restaurant & Saloon is named for the frontier woman who was captured, imprisoned and tattooed by Native American and who also gives her name to the town itself. Olive’s is quite memorable with just the right mix of cowboy ruggedness and country charm.

** Lunch included in registration **

 

 
1:00pm Leave Oatman

  •  Drive 2.5 hrs to Pilot Travel Center for break
 
2:30pm

 

Arrive Pilot Travel Center

Stop / Stretch / Gas / Restroom / Regroup

  • Interstate 15 – Exit 178
  • 2591 Commerce Parkway, Barstow, CA

 

 

 

3:00pm Leave Pilot Travel Center
 

 

6:00pm Arrive Queen Mary

As the last luxury ocean liner of its kind, staying aboard the Queen Mary truly is a one-of-a-kind experience that simply cannot be duplicated. Whether it’s the authentic polished wood paneling, the original 1930s artwork, the Art Deco style or the operable porthole(s), there’s no question that the Queen Mary Hotel is unlike any other Southern California hotel. Each stateroom is unique with its own personality and offers a real glimpse into what transatlantic travel was like during the 30’s, 40’s and 50’s. With an impressive history and tradition of excellence, the Queen Mary Hotel is more than a place to rest one’s head – it’s an entire experience.

** Lodging included in registration **

 

 
SUNDAY, AUGUST 20TH   
 
10:30am Queen Mary Champagne Sunday Brunch

Wrapped in the elegant grace of the Grand Salon and featuring live entertainment, the Champagne Sunday Brunch has the air of a royal soiree and is anything but typical. Free flowing champagne, live music and a tantalizing signature menu that is sure to please even the most discerning palates.

 

** Brunch included in registration **

 
Queen Mary First Class Passport

Spend the rest of the day experiencing some of the Queen Mary’s most popular attractions and get to know the real Queen Mary through all of the ship’s sights, sounds and flavors. Explore the Queen Mary’s mysterious and haunted past. From her days as a world-class ocean liner, to her duty as a troop ship during WWII, the Queen Mary story is an unforgettable epic tale of adventure.

Go behind the scenes of the Queen Mary on the Glory Days Tour or get a detailed overview of the Queen Mary’s most haunted areas and paranormal hotspots on Haunted Encounters. Explore the ship inside and out and hear stories about the ship’s most famed history. 

 ** QM Passport included in registration **

 

 
MONDAY, AUGUST 21ST
 
Breakfast at Hotel Restaurant

 

  • Vouchers for full breakfast included in packet upon arrival at Queen Mary

 

** Breakfast included in registration **

 
7:45am – Board Motor coach for Days Activities

  • Queen Mary Parking Lot
 
9:00am Arrive Paramount Studios

From their humble beginnings in 1912, The Studios at Paramount (the longest operating and only major studio remaining in Hollywood) has been on the ground floor of every major development in film – from the advent of motion pictures, to the emergence of television and onward through the digital revolution.

  •   VIP Tour Pass includes:

o   4.5 hour tour

o   VIP access to Archives and Backlot Production Facilities

o   15% discount at the Studio Store

o   Personalized souvenir photo

o   Gourmet catered lunch at an exclusive location

o   Paramount Pictures

 ** Tour admission and lunch included in registration **

 

 

1:30pm Board Motor coach to Petersen Museum

Located at the end of “Miracle Mile” and the third-most travelled intersection in Los Angeles, the museum appropriately uses the city as a prime example of the impact of the automobile on American life and culture. The museum is housed in a historic department store building dating back to 1962, the façade of which was redesigned by the architectural firm Kohn Pedersen Fox in 2015. As a result of the $90 million renovation, the interior of the original Welton Becket-designed building now features 25 rotating exhibitions with more than 150 vehicles on view.

  •  Vault Tour (2:30pm)

Take a “behind the scenes” tour of some of the most unique cars in the collection that are not on display in the museum galleries. The Vault is home to cars representing over 100 years of automotive history, some of which have rarely been seen by the public. A docent will guide you through the Vault while sharing stories about a selection of the cars in our diverse collection.

  • Highlights Tour (4:30pm – 5:30pm)

The Highlights Tour is a private docent-led tour and is designed to give visitors an overview of all three floors of the Petersen. We will receive information about some of the most interesting automotive exhibits and vehicles on display. The tour will take us through the Hollywood Gallery on the History Floor, Hot Rods and Customs on the Industry Floor, and the Mullin Grand Salon on the Artistry Floor, among many others.

** Admissions included in registration **

 

 

6:00pm Board Motor coach back to Queen Mary

  •  Dinner and evening on your own

 

 

 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 22ND
 
Breakfast at Hotel Restaurant

  •  Vouchers for full breakfast included in packet

** Breakfast included in registration **

 

 
Departure Times TBD Catalina Island Day – OPTIONAL

Catalina Island is a picture perfect paradise and a world apart from the hustle and bustle of the mainland just 22 miles away. The air is refreshing, the water is clear, the community is casual and friendly, and there’s not one traffic light on the whole Island. From the city of Avalon to the rustic village of Two Harbors, experience the Island for yourself – explore the rugged back country where the buffalo roam, enjoy the most stylish in dining experiences, conquer the rush of thrilling adventures, and relax on the sand with the gentle rhythm of the ocean. When you’re on Island Time, you’re always having the time of your life!

  • Optional Day – enjoy as you wish – whether on the island or on the Queen Mary
  • Catalina Island
  • Ferry Ride tickets extra if box checked on registration

Catalina Express takes you to Catalina Island in just an hour and up to 30 daily departures. Depart port in Long Beach. Catalina is just 22 miles off the coast of Southern California. Catalina Express’ fleet of high-speed ferries make for a quick, easy and fun getaway.

·         Fee optional for pre-purchased round ticket ferry ride – $70 per person

 

 

6:00pm NCM Farewell Banquet – Queen Mary

  • Windsor Salon
  • Plated Dinner

** dinner included in registration **

 

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23RD
 
Breakfast at Hotel Restaurant

  •  Vouchers for full breakfast included in packet

** Breakfast included in registration **

 

 

Check Out Queen Mary

 

Travel safely home and thank you for joining the

MiM ‘California Dreamin’ Tour

Click to register

 

Aug
27
Sun
2017 MiM Diamond in the Rough @ Stonewall Resort **REGISTRATION OPEN**
Aug 27 @ 3:00 pm – Aug 29 @ 12:00 pm

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Roanoke, West Virginia area
August 27, 28 &  29, 2017
(Sunday, Monday and Tuesday night) with the option to Caravan Wednesday morning to the NCM for the 23rd Anniversary Event .

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It’s R & R before the National Corvette Museum’s Labor Day Celebration.

Hike over 16 miles of variable lengths and terrains in the beautiful woodlands. Experience the incredible views and observe wildlife and plant species indigenous to the lake environment. *Kayak, Canoe or Paddle boat on the Stonewall Jackson Lake, *Play Golf on the Palmer Signature Coarse. *Massages and Body treatments in Mt. Laurel Spa, The Jacuzzi, Sauna and Stream Room will push the stress right out of your minds. Relax around or swim in the Indoor/Outdoor pool. Complementary “fun in the sun” boat cruise on Little Sorrel each afternoon. Enjoy Drinks in TJ Muskies offering craft beer, a nice wine selection and legendary mixed beverages. Relax around the fire pit located outside TJ Muskies every night with a wood burning fire and great conversation. (*Additional fee)

Side Trips: Lambert’s Winery Tour, Scenic Corvette Cruise, Fright Night on Monday at the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ($35 optional tour), Fishing Trip and more!

Three Night Package for two Includes Lakeview Room, Dinner Buffet and Breakfast Buffet each day and all the amenities that go along with the Resort fee.

As with all MiM Tours, space is limited so make sure you sign on to NCM eNews to get the latest information on all events including opening of registration and fees. GPS & Family Band Radios are highly recommended! Questions, contact Karen or Bryce

Please be sure to check out our customized MiM merchandise

Registration fee: Primary Registrant  $799/ Guest $200

Advance registration closes at 5pm CT Monday, July 17th, 2017.

No registration is available after that date.
No refunds or cancellations after Advance Registration close
All cancellations prior to close date will be charged a $10 processing fee per person

Click Here To Register

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Hours and directions

Open 8am-5pm CT, 7 Days a Week. The last admission tickets are sold at 4:30pm

Closed New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day

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Admission

$10 Adults, $8 Seniors, $5 Youth (6-16), Under 6 Free, Active Military Free.

Various discounts and coupons available. Group rates offered for 10 or more people.

Corvette Plant Tour

The Corvette Plant is located just across the street. Tours are offered every 15 minutes Monday through Friday starting at 8:30am Central Time. The last tour departs at 1:45pm. Tours are $10 per adult and $5 per student age 10-16, or purchase a combo ticket for the plant and museum for $16. For more information on the Corvette Plant Tours and to book a tour online click here.

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