The Savoy Auto Museum opens it’s doors to a brand new 65,000 square-foot historical car museum and entertainment center that tells the story of the American Automobile.
The massive museum will feature a host of vintage-era car collections grouped as American Racing, The Great American Classics, Woodies, Ophan Cars, and the Savoy Car Collection,
Some of the cars on display now are a 1936 Cord 810 Coupe, a 1941 Packard 120 Woody Station Wagon, as well as Cadillacs and Lincolns from the Detroit Auto Era.
The new museum is set up for car enthusiasts to explore all aspects of vintage car art, design, culture, and history. As for variety, the car collection exhibits will rotate on a regular basis offering a diverse set of different car marques, makes, models, and eras.
The museum will also offer visitors educational, interactive, and experiential car-themed exhibits throughout the museum. Additionally, some exhibits will include non-specific motorcars and feature original automotive artwork and automobilia.
There is also a Savoy Café that resembles a giant red wire wheel.
Beyond the car exhibits, The Savoy campus will also offer a state-of-the-art Presentation Theater, an on-site dining café that resembles a giant red wire wheel, and an outdoor pavilion featuring scheduled concerts and car shows.
The Presentation Theatre is beautiful and state-of-the-art. it features a giant 18′ x 31′ foot ultra-4K wall video screen and stadium seating for up to 300 guests.
The Presentation Theater is an ideal space for car auctions, lectures, educational seminars, featured car displays, corporate conferences, and much more.
The breathtaking building was designed by Frank Bergman, who was also responsible for the design of the Booth Western Art Museum and the Tellus Science Museum. Bergman passed away this year prior to the completion of the Savoy.
Additionally, on the 35 acre Savoy Campus, you will be able to visit the Bartow History Museum, the Booth Western Art Museum, and Tellus Science Museum. As part of Georgia Museums, Inc., Savoy is a nonprofit sister museum to Booth Western Art Museum, Bartow History Museum, and Tellus Science Museum.
The Savoy Auto Museum Campus hopes to draw visitors from coast to coast as it connects cars, car cultures, and the history of the automobile industry.
Tickets to the Savoy Museum are $15. (Buy Tickets Here)
From the Savoy Museum Website. “This world-class museum and showgrounds is at the intersection of US Highway 411 and GA Highway 20 in Cartersville, Georgia. The 37-acre footprint is comprised of three buildings: the main museum structure at 65,000+ square feet with four exhibition galleries, a presentation theatre, and on-site café, a storage garage at 30,000+ square feet, and an outdoor pavilion for car shows, concerts, cruise-ins, swap meets, and more at roughly 10,000+ square feet. The surrounding landscape is being developed to be conducive for car shows year-round.”
Savoy Museum Trivia: How did the Savoy Museum get its name?
The Savoy Museum was named after a historic 1954 Plymouth Savoy Car that was unearthed as the property was being developed. The Famous Savoy Car was restored and is on permanent display as you enter the museum.
The Savoy Museum Address:
3 Savoy Lane
Cartersville, GA 30120
Email: [email protected]
- Admission to The Savoy Musem:
- General Admission: $15
- Youth (ages 3 – 12): $5
- Days Open: Tuesday – Sunday 10 am – 5 pm
Visit The Savoy Msueum Musem Website savoymuseum.org
Email: [email protected]
Hours: Tues–Sun 10am–5pm
Title: The New Savoy Car Museum Is Now Open Featuring A State-Of-The-Art Exhibits And Entertainment Center In Cartersville Georgia