The Tampa Bay Automobile Museum
If you want to take a journey through history, a visit to the Tampa Bay Automobile Museum is a must. The collectibles of the museum embody the spirit of the time, peculiar tendencies and imagination of the national and foreign manufacturers.
Located in the Tampa, Clearwater, St. Petersburg area of west central Florida, the museum takes the area of 12,000 square feet.
The collection of the museum is rich on the automobiles covering the period of the 1920’s and 1930’s including pioneering front wheel drive and rear engine cars. The selection of the automobiles was compiled according to their influence on further automobile growth including modern models as well.
Some of the featured automobile brands include: Tracta, Citroën, Panhard and Voisin (France); DKW, Auto Union and Mercedes (Germany); Willys Knight and Ruxton (USA), Tatra and Aero (Czechoslovakia); Alvis, Allard and BSA (England); DeLorean (Ireland). The highlight of the museum is a true replica of the French 1770 Fardier de Cugnot, the first self-propelled vehicle. Don't miss an opportunity to experience the beauty and elegance, engineering and style of the most influential motor creations in the Tampa Bay Automobile Museum.