The Tallahassee Automobile Museum features a diverse collection of 150 automobiles, ranging an 1894 Duryea, one of the oldest cars manufactured in the United States, to acustomized 2010 Camaro. The Museum also houses Abraham Lincoln's1860 horse-drawn funeral hearse and no less than three Batmobiles, including the original cars and Batskiboatused in the movies Batman Returns and Batman Forever. Other rare and unique cars in the collection include a 1931 Duesenberg Model J Double Cowl Phaeton Convertible, as well as steam-poweredvehicles, an amphibious vehicle, and 20 national champion cars.
The Museum's collection also contains a wealth of memorabilia and other items, such as outboard motors dating back to 1908, antique brass cash registers and golf collections, baseball card collections, Florida fishing lures, Native American artifacts, and Case knives. Smaller groups of items range of telephones and typewriters to pocket watches, slot machines, and baby bottles.
One of the Museum's best collections is that of Steinway pianos, which feature some of the most beautiful pianos in the country, including the Alma - Tadema Steinway, the Peace Piano, the Chihuly Art Piano, a reproduction of the 1913 White House "Gold" Piano.
The General Store exhibit is new to the Museum and is a Vintage General Store with authentic artifacts, old products, pricing and displays. The Native American Artifacts exhibit shows a collection of items from the Native American culture, such as wood carvings, spears, and arrowheads, various tools, adugout canoe, tomahawks, and beaded jewelry.
The collection of sports memorabilia is one of the Museum's unique treasures and features a wealth of vintage sports items, such as baseball cards, antique golf clubs, basketballs, baseball bats, magazines, and footballs. Things to Do in Florida: Tallahassee Automobile Museum - Photo:
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