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Telling the Story of Corvettes’ Early Competitor

Ford Thunderbird Donation
“What’s that FORD doing in a Corvette Museum? Don Hering of Cincinnati, OH remembers the first time he saw a Thunderbird. He was 11 years old, and the 1955 model had just debuted. From then it became a life-long dream to own one. “Growing up I always thought they were cool, and I was interested …

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Epochal Corvettes Displayed in Celebration of Museum’s 25th Anniversary

NCM Drive to 25 Exhibit
Drive to 25 Years of Corvette Museum History Features Combination of Special Corvettes and Memorabilia All stops have be pulled out for a special Anniversary exhibit, which includes a variety of special Corvettes along with archival items from the NCM Grand Opening, and original items from the first Corvette caravan. The exhibit includes the original …

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From Gas Station to Space Station: NASA Exhibit Now Open

On July 20, 1969, Commander Neil Armstrong made his way down the ladder of the Lunar Module. He looked down to see that the foot pad at the bottom of the ladder had sunk an inch or two into the fine powder of the Moon’s surface, further confirming that the landing site was stable. He …

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Museum Gateway, Admissions Area To Be Remodeled

The National Corvette Museum will have a fresh, welcoming face by the spring of 2019. A remodel of the admissions and ‘Gateway’ areas is slated to begin on January 2, 2019 with a goal of completion by the end of March. During construction, a special walkway will be available, routing guests safely through the construction …

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Newly Remodeled KidZone Opens at National Corvette Museum

State Farm Good Neighbor Grant Funds New Exhibits If you ask any Corvette owner when they first fell in love with the iconic American sports car, almost every enthusiast has a story. Often it was a neighbor or relative who owned a Corvette and helped encourage the love or seeing a new model on the …

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