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Cunningham Equipe Demo Day

Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum 6825 Norwitch Drive, Philadelphia, PA

In 1950, Briggs Cunningham became the first American since the ’20s to field cars at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Newspapers of the day called him the leader of "the brave little band of millionaires who carry America’s sports car hopes abroad." Join us as we take a closer look at one of our nation's most historically significant "gentleman sportsmen" and examine his life and impact on the world. Featuring the following Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum collection automobiles: 1948 […]

$12

Museum Closed for Inclement Weather

Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum 6825 Norwitch Drive, Philadelphia, PA

Due to inclement weather in the Philadelphia region, the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum will be closed, Sunday, January 30, 2022.

A Study of British Racing Green – A Best of Britain Exhibition

Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum 6825 Norwitch Drive, Philadelphia, PA

British Racing Green is considered the national color, representing Britain’s past successes at racing. It signifies power, aggression, and strength, but also stands for endurance and resilience. Join us for a special exhibition that takes a closer look at this special hue and examines its place as a symbol for British culture, heritage, and style.

$8 – $12

The History of British Racing Green

Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum 6825 Norwitch Drive, Philadelphia, PA

Join us for a very special program on the History of British Racing Green, as shared by Bonham’s resident expert on British Racing Cars, Greg Porter.

$8 – $12

Salon – American Playboy Demo Day

Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum 6825 Norwitch Drive, Philadelphia, PA

Join us for a very special program on the History of British Racing Green, as shared by Bonham’s resident expert on British Racing Cars, Greg Porter.

$8.00 – $12.00

Carrera Panamericana Demo Day

Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum 6825 Norwitch Drive, Philadelphia, PA

You better buckle up for our next Demo Day as we take a closer look at what many consider to be the most dangerous race of any type in the world. Even though it may have just run for five consecutive years, during that time it attracted a veritable who's who of famous drivers from all ends of motorsports and automotive racing, and wound up creating a legacy that would live on to this day. Featuring the following Simeone Foundation […]

$12

Le Mans Prototype – Winning the Race by Playing the Rules

Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum 6825 Norwitch Drive, Philadelphia, PA

Winning at Le Mans take a lot more than having the fastest car on the track. Planning, strategy, and sometimes trickery can mean all the difference between going home as a winner, or a loser. Join us as we take a deeper look at the surprising history of the Le Mans class system and explore how the introduction of prototype cars would change the game forever.

Featuring the following Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum collection automobiles:

* 1963 Ferrari 250P
* 1966 Ford GT40 MKII
* 1970 Porsche 917LH

$12

Developing the American Sports Car Demo Day

Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum 6825 Norwitch Drive, Philadelphia, PA

Throughout the early 1900’s, leading car manufacturers across Europe competed against one another to provide their customers with the fastest and most maneuverable vehicles. To a majority of the racing world, the Americans were absent. Even to this day, many enthusiasts still refer to the Corvette as America’s first Sports Car. However, despite being small in number, there were American manufacturers that sought glory through winning in the early days of the automobile. And this is their story.

Featuring the following Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum collection automobiles:

* 1909 American Underslung
* 1911/13 Mercer Raceabout 35J
* 1927 Stutz Aa Black Hawk
* 1966 Corvette 427 Stingray

$12

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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