Accolades and Celebrity Visits

The National Corvette Museum has received many awards and visits from celebrities. Take a look at our growing list of awards and famous visitors.

 

#1 Tourist Attraction in Kentucky (USA Today)

#1 of “12 Car Museums Worth a Detour” (NBCNews.com)

#1 “Best Stops for Car Aficionados“  (Parade Magazine)

1 of “50 States, 50 Spots for 2014” (CNN.com)

#2 Among Auto Museums in the U.S. (Edmunds)

#2 Among Luxury Auto Museums in the World (Forbes)

#2 Best Automobile Museum in the World (Travel Grove)

#4 Among Auto Museums in the World (Edmunds)

#5 of “9 Innovative Museums Your Kids Will Love” (Huffington Post)

#8 of 10 Great Places to Get Revved Up Again About Cars (USA Today)

#5 of Top 10 Best Automobile Museums to Visit in the US (Journey Etc.)

#3 of Top 10 Car Museums You Weren’t Aware Existed (Hot Cars)

10 Places in America Every Car Lover Needs to Visit (Popular Mechanics)

 

National Association of Automobile Museums Awards

2009

First Place Collateral Materials Division II

First Place Newsletters and Magazines Division II

Third Place Films and Videos Division II

2010

First Place Films and Videos Division II

Second Place Interpretive Exhibits Division II

Third Place Newsletters and Magazines – Division II

Third Place Collateral Materials – Division II

2011

First Place Collateral Materials Division II

First Place Events and Public Promotions Division II

Second Place Educational Programs

2012

Third Place Newsletters and Magazines Division II

Second Place Educational Programs Division II

First Place Collateral Materials Division II

First Place Film and Video Division II

First Place Newsletters and Magazines Division II

Second Place Events and Public Promotions – Division II

2013

First Place Collateral Materials Division II

Third Place Educational Programs Division II

Second Place Events and Public Promotions Division II

First Place Films and Videos Division II

First Place Newsletters and Magazines Division II

Third Place Educational Programs Division II

2014

Second Place Newsletters and Magazines Division II

Third Place Educational Programs Division II

Second Place Events and Public Promotions Division II

First Place Film and Video Division II

Second Place Web Design Division II

2015

Third Place Newsletters and Magazines Division II

Second Place Web Design Division II

First Place Website Design Division II

First Place Film and Video Division II

2016

First Place Web Design Division II

First Place Events and Public Promotions Division II

Third Place Collateral Materials Division II

Third Place Educational Programs Division II

Third Place Films and Videos Division II

Third Place Newsletters and Magazines Division II

Second Place Interpretive Exhibits Division II

2017

Third Place Collateral Materials Division II

Third Place Educational Programs Division II

First Place Events and Public Promotions Division II

Third Place Films and Videos Division II

Second Place Interpretive Exhibits Division II

Third Place Newsletters and Magazines Division II

First Place Films and Videos Division II

Second Place Events and Public Promotions

2018

Third Place Collateral Materials Division II

First Place Events and Public Promotions Division II

First Place Films and Videos Division II

Third Place Films and Videos Division II

First Place Interpretive Exhibits Division II

Third Place Newsletters and Magazines Division II

Certificate of Nomination for Award Newsletters and Magazines

 

Professional Marketing Association of Bowling Green, KY Awards

2010

Radio Advertisement or PSA

Honorable Mention – Web/Print Advertisement

2014

Out of Home – Gold

Newsletter – Gold

Specialty Items – Silver

Website – Silver

2017

Out of Home – Gold

E-mail Marketing – Silver

Radio – Silver

2018

Direct Mail – Gold

Print Ad, Newsletter or Magazine – Silver

Radio or Audio – Silver

2019

National Corvette Museum Elfi’s Silver Pearl Sisterhood Brochure – Best of Show

Rack card, Brochure, eBrochure or Direct Mail Elfi’s Silver Pearl Sisterhood – Gold

Specialty or Promo Item – Corvette Café Tables – Silver

Event or Fundraising Campaign – 25th Anniversary – Silver

 

Travel Awards

Trip Adviser Certificate of Excellence 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Kentucky Travel Industry Association Social Media Second Place

 

Celebrity Museum Visitors

Jefferson Starship

Tanya Tucker

Gunnar and Matthew Nelson

David Akers

Roy Orbison Jr.

Geneva

Cristy Lee

Jake Owen

Brad Paisley

Blue Oyster Cult

Bob Lutz

Bruce Melnick

Coach Boone

Craig Anderson

Rick Hendrick

Jack LaLanne

Joe Kenda

John Oates

Kenny Perry

Kix Brooks

Mario Andretti

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

Paula Deen

Ron Fellows

Rutledge Wood

Steve Wariner

JP Kraemer

Neil Giraldo

Sandra and Michael Brown

Toddy Deano