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Remarkable Museum

Surprisingly a good tribute to Mark Martin's, former NASCAR star, career. It is full of trophies... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Batesville, Arkansas
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Mark Martin Fan Appreciation Days, 2017

My wife & I met up with another couple for the Fan Appreciation Days. They are Tony Stewart fans... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Surprisingly a good tribute to Mark Martin's, former NASCAR star, career. It is full of trophies, uniforms, and cars (yes, I said cars) that Mark drove at different points in his rise to becoming a renowned NASCAR racer.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank markr5519
Reviewed 12 January 2018

My wife & I met up with another couple for the Fan Appreciation Days. They are Tony Stewart fans, and we have been Bill Elliott fans. Mark & his dealership/museum go all out for this annual event. There was food, concerts, lots to look at...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank jimbK2820MC
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Loved browsing through the cars and other memorabilia from a long and successful racing career. And that Mark has built his business in the area he grew up, bringing the jobs with it, is something more people should copy.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Ontario76
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I had no idea, when I moved to Batesville almost 18 years ago, that Mark Martin grew up here. We are exactly same age. I have visited this mini museum more than once, while waiting for my car to be serviced. Great way to kill...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank drc58
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Neat little museum housed in Marks Ford Dealership. Tells some of his history from the dirt track in Desha to NASCAR. Neat cars a fun less Than an hour stop.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank barbararP3936VV
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I took my husband to the Mark Martin Museum inside the dealership. This was a great hour diversion from the drive we were doing. Lots of interesting things to see, awards, 8 cars, a motorcycle, helmets and fire suites worn by Mark Martin and lots...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank worldtravelsavy
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

It's small. Very small. But there is a lot of history packed in here! Race fans and local history buffs alike can appreciate the walk through the past few decades. There are scrapbooks around the waiting area as well. Oh, and bonus points for free...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Gforee
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Love going for Mark Martin Fan Appreciation Days every year. Mark is a great human being and always makes sure to give out autographs to all his fans. Having Tony Stewart this year was amazing. He's a great guy who cares a lot about his...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank dgriff7681
Reviewed 2 May 2017

You can't come to Batesville and not see the Mark Martin Museum. A great piece of NASCAR history. Very well put together. A great place to visit during his Fan Appreciation Days.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Felicia M
Reviewed 29 April 2017

The Museum is a must see if you are a fan of Mark Martin and Nascar. Several of the cars he drove are on display along with the helmets, suits and trophies he wore and won. There are pictures from his early racing days to...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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20 February 2017|
Response from Laurie B |
Mark Martin has been my hero for years!!! Its always been my dream to meet him!!! I will be there for The Appreciation Days!!!! I'm originally from Illinois,and moved to Arkansas two years ago.I didn't know until recently... More