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The Car Detective Demo Day

November 6, 2021 @ 11:00 am 2:00 pm

General Admission

One of the most common questions we get here at the museum is “How did Dr. Simeone come to acquire so many special and rare cars?” The answer isn’t that complicated really. Being a great Car Detective can be summed up in three words –  research, research, research. Join us on Saturday, November 6 as we explore what it takes to be a world-class Car Detective and hear from Dr. Simeone himself, as he shares some of his favorite acquisition stories and his methodology for finding and obtaining some of the greatest sports cars in the world.

Featured Demo Day Cars to Include

  • 1933 Squire Roadster
  • 1938 Alfa Romeo 8c 2900A Mille Miglia Spider
  • 1948 Talbot-Lago T26 Grand Sport Coupe
  • 1958 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa
  • 1964 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe

Demo Day Schedule of Events

Most Demo Day Events Typically Follow the Following Format

10:00 – Doors open

11:15 to 11:45 – Scrutineering technical learning session

12:00 to 12:30 – Demo Day discussion, Q and A with Dr. Simeone

12:30 to 1:00 – Driving demonstration with featured automobiles

1:00 to 2:00 – Visitors are able to inspect and photograph Demo Day cars while engaging with Simeone Museum staff and volunteers

6825 Norwitch Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19153 United States
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215-365-7233
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Hours and Info

6825 Norwitch Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19153
215-365-7233
Tuesday – Friday 10AM through 6PM
Saturday – Sunday 10AM through 4PM
Closed Mondays and Major Holidays

About the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum

Located in Philadelphia, PA, the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum is one of the world’s greatest collections of racing sports cars. Through our theme, “The Spirit of Competition”, we celebrate the history and evolution of these magnificent machines.

Assembled over 50 years by Dr. Frederick Simeone, the Museum contains over 75 historically significant cars including Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, Bugatti, Mercedes, Jaguar, Bentley, Porsche, Aston Martin, Corvette, Ford, and more.

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