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Exciting Weekend Activities At The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum

The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum is excited to announce a monthly program, “If These Cars Could Talk.” Visitors will have the opportunity to meet one automobile from the Museum’s collection and get to know it a little more in-depth with a live car-side presentation.

“The 1911 Metallurgique is an automobile with a rich international history and mystique which makes for an interesting presentation,” said Sam Grate, registrar of the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum. This car was donated by Robert W. Abbott of Alton, Illinois.

This Belgian made automobile was first owned by the owner of Ballindalloch Castle in Scotland. Although it is unknown which model this is, it has an interesting pedigree as it participated in the Windsor Coronation Rally in 1953 celebrating the beginning of Queen Elizabeth’s monarchy and it was used in the film “The Great Race” starring Tony Curtis and Natalie Wood.

Special presentations will take place at 11:00 am and 3:00 pm on Saturday, September 12, 2015.

Also this weekend, the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum now offers free admission to DeKalb County residents on the second Sunday of every month. Gather your family and visit the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum on Sunday, September 13, 2015 from 10 am to 5 pm. This is a great time to come and snap a photo of your family sitting in a 1919 Dodge!

The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum – where the world’s finest cars of yesterday live today! Over 120 classic, antique, vintage and special interest cars are displayed with other automotive related exhibits on three floors. The museum is located in the original 1930s international headquarters of the legendary Auburn Automobile Company and is a National Historic Landmark. The museum is open from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Monday to Friday and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Last admission one hour before closing. Visit the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum, a place where automotive history comes to life! Shop the Museum Store Online today!