Josť Delfino - 3 de Agosto del 2008
is nothing more rewarding for the automobile enthusiast than visiting
an antique classic car collection. Tallahassee, our State
capital has a very interesting one with over a hundred vehicles dating
from the end of the XIX century until recent times, all of them in
wonderful showing conditions.
"Tallahassee Antique Car Museum", just moved to its new
location on November 2007, and it is owned by Mr. Devoe Moore, a local
entrepreneur and pioneer on the promotion of private enterprise. The
museum is located on Mahan Drive, very close from the exit 290A at
the second floor there is also a interesting collection of vintage
toys, model cars, knifes, rifles and revolvers, cash registers, typewriters,
old electric fans, old outboard engines, old farm small Diesel engines
and baseball and basketball memorabilia.
of the most impressive pieces is a funeral carriage used to carry
president Abraham Lincoln's casket.
is also a nice collection of antique grand pianos.
the nicest cars are: a 1948 Tucker Torpedo used in the movie
"Tucker", a couple of 1953 Cadillac convertibles, a 1931 Duesenberg that looks majestic at the entrance of the museum,
and a beautiful 1929 Babcock Coupe looking like just drove out from
the second floor there is a "Batmobile" used in the movie
"Batman Returns" and a wide variety of golf clubs, household
items from the first half of XX century. The museum opens every day
until 5pm, it is impeccable is worth to visit it. Admission is 14
recommend you to go next time in
you'll have a great couple of hours.