Exterior View, The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum

The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | United States

About the Museum

The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum houses 60 of the world's rarest and most famous race cars, including Alfa Romeo, Bentley, Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar and Maserati vehicles dating from 1909 through the mid 1970s. Displayed diorama-style, famous race courses are represented as well, in line with the museum's theme: The Spirit of Competition. This vision belongs to Dr. Fred Simeone, whose personal collection comprises the museum. Significant cars in the collection include the "Hippie Porsche 917", a 1958 Aston Martin DBR1 driven by Stirling Moss, a Cobra Daytona Coupe, a Le Mans-winning Bugatti, and a 1938 Alfa Romeo, winner of the Mille Miglia.The museum regularly hosts their famed Demonstration Days, which feature cars from the collection, as well as guest cars from other collections, in a themed presentation and demonstration run. Using the expansive three-acre parking lot behind the museum, visitors can see, hear and smell history come to life through these magnificent machines.

Read More
Location

Videos and Stories

Similar Museums

Load More

We use our own and third party cookies to enable you to navigate around our Site, use its features and engage on social media, and to allow us to perform analytics, remember your preferences, provide services that you have requested and produce content and advertisements tailored to your interests, both on our Site as well as others. For more information, or to learn how to change your cookie or marketing preferences, please see our updated Privacy Policy & Cookie Policy.

By continuing to use our Site, you consent to our use of cookies and to the practices described in our updated Privacy Policy.

Close