Volo Auto Museum

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Coordinates: 42°19′36″N 88°10′17″W / 42.326741°N 88.171338°W / 42.326741; -88.171338

Volo Auto Museum
Volo Auto Museum is located in Illinois
Volo Auto Museum
Location of the Volo Auto Museum within Illinois
Established 1960 (1960)
Location 27582 Volo Village Road
Volo, Illinois
United States
Coordinates 42°19′36″N 88°10′17″W / 42.326741°N 88.171338°W / 42.326741; -88.171338
Website volocars.com

Established in 1960 by the Grams family, the Volo Auto Museum is an automobile museum and collector car dealer in the Chicago suburb of Volo, Illinois, USA.[1] The museum contains an exhibit of collectors' autos from vintage to modern classics, with the main focus being American cars of the 1950–1980 period, TV and movie cars, bizarre cars, cars previously owned by the rich and famous, and a large, one-of-a-kind, Disney and Looney Tunes characters display. Unique to this museum is that many of the vehicles on display (in five large buildings) are for sale. One of 33 exhibits on the 25-acre museum campus is a military-oriented "Armed Forces Exhibit," added in the late 2000s.[2] Of the 4 antique malls on the museum grounds, one is reported to be haunted and has become a magnet for ghost hunters and sightings and an episode of the TV show Ghost Lab.[3] The museum has its own TV series on History called "Volo, House of Cars" beginning in 2017.[4]

Notable exhibits[edit]

The museum features cars (some original and many replicas) from notable television shows and movies. These include:

Some of the vehicles referred to by the museum as "star cars" are available for purchase.[5]

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