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1979 ‘Big Red’ Vette Joins Museum Collection

“It took me a couple of years to come to the conclusion to do what’s right for the car,” said Claudia Stodghill of Tallahassee, FL. Claudia’s brother, Bob Doerr (of Gahanna, Ohio), had left his beloved 1979 Red Corvette to her about 25 years ago, and since then the car has been lovingly kept in …

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Museum to Manage General Motors Bowling Green Corvette Assembly Tours

The National Corvette Museum, a 501 (c)(3) educational nonprofit, has assumed the responsibility of managing public tours of the General Motors Bowling Green Corvette Assembly Plant and the transition will take place over the next few weeks. As part of the change, tours will be available every 15 minutes beginning at 8:30am CT with the …

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State Farm Awards Grant for National Corvette Museum Teen Driving Programs

State Farm Insurance has awarded a $15,000 grant to the National Corvette Museum to provide financial support for teen driving programs held at the NCM Motorsports Park. The funding will be used towards Tire Rack’s Street Survival program (offered three times this year at the NCM Motorsports Park) and for service and maintenance on the …

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Chevrolet Studio #3 Items Donated

Not only does the National Corvette Museum collect and display cars, but we also have a large collection of other Corvette “stuff” thanks to enthusiasts who want to see the history of America’s Sports Car preserved. This week we were lucky enough to receive some prints from Chevrolet Studio #3 (which later became the Corvette …

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