Exhibitions

Explore the legacy of America’s Sports Car at the National Corvette Museum. Discover a stunning collection of classic and modern Corvettes, interactive displays, and rare memorabilia. Celebrate the evolution of innovation, design, and performance.

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Current Exhibits

E. Pierce Marshall Memorial Performance Gallery

Showcasing digital projection and interactive touch screens alongside artifact exhibits, immersive 180-degree video experiences, and an exceptional array of iconic Corvettes.

Design and Engineering Gallery

Driven by Design educates and entertains by using interactive elements, hands-on objects, and motion-activated content to learn about the design history of the Corvette.

Nostalgia Gallery

View realistic scenes mirroring Corvette’s early history. Stroll down Main Street and see a mid-20th century barbershop, Mobil service station, 1960s Chevrolet dealer showroom and the St. Louis Assembly Plant line.

Exhibit Rules

Many of the cars in the Museum are on loan from private individuals. Please do not cross, remove or touch the barriers. Do not touch the cars. Do not bring food or drinks into the exhibit area.

An American Love Affair: 70 Years of Corvette

For seven decades, Corvette has been finding new roads as an experience built only for two. It has been the Heartbeat of America on the street and the ground-pounding sound of American thunder on the track.  It is the official car of your dreams. Fall in love all over again with Corvette.

The McMichael Family Education Gallery

A state-of-the-art educational experience geared directly to the next generation of Corvette enthusiasts, engineers, designers, and more.

Corvette Cave In

On February 12, 2014, the National Corvette Museum garnered global attention when a sinkhole opened up in our Skydome, capturing the event on security cameras with no injuries reported. The incident spurred a significant increase in visitors, eager to see the aftermath of the natural disaster, and despite the sinkhole being repaired, the fascination persists. The exhibit details the occurrence, the recovery efforts, the affected cars, and insights into karst landscapes and the repair process.

Upcoming Exhibits

Opening March 15, 2024

LUSTER: Realism and Hyperrealism in Contemporary Automobile and Motorcycle Painting

Throughout the 20th and 21st centuries, cars and motorcycles have not only been ubiquitous on the nation’s streets and highways, but also in film, top forty hits, and in painting. With the emergence of photo-realism in the 1960’s, motor vehicles assumed a special place of distinction as subject matter in the iconography of American art. LUSTER: Realism and Hyperrealism in Contemporary Automobile and Motorcycle Painting, is a traveling museum exhibition comprised of over 55 paintings by nearly 15 of today’s realists and hyperrealists who specialize in automobiles and motorcycles as their primary subject of choice.

Undergoing a major renovation to transform the space into an art gallery, Luster will take residency in the Museum’s limited engagement gallery through the end of 2024. Art will be juxtaposed against Corvettes, motorcycles and other automotive icons that served as the inspiration for the work, including a 1937 Cord 812 on loan from the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum in Auburn, IN.

Opening June 14, 2024

Ground to Sky: The Sinkhole Reimagined

When the National Corvette Museum’s iconic Skydome suffered a cave-in on February 12, 2014, due to an undiscovered unground cavern, the world quickly tuned in and watched. The decade since has witnessed incredible change and growth at the National Corvette Museum, and this exhibit documents the moments, memories, and machines that made history that fateful day, while recognizing the accomplishments of countless Museum staff and supporters who built back and reimaged a National Corvette Museum that continues to prosper.

This limited engagement exhibit features select Corvettes that were recovered from the sinkhole, along with timelines and multimedia that illustrate where the Corvette Museum has been, and where it is headed in the future.