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Studebaker National Museum

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Address: 201 Chapin St, South Bend, IN 46601-2521
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+1 888-391-5600
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This tribute to the now-defunct Studebaker automobile exhibits over 75...

This tribute to the now-defunct Studebaker automobile exhibits over 75 vehicles that span the 114-year history of the company, from the Studebaker family's Conestoga Wagon to the final car to roll off the assembly line.

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Amazing Museum!

The Studebaker family has an amazing legacy in South Bend. This is an incredibly extensive museum so plan to spend several hours. Even for someone who is not a car fanatic, you... read more

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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Studebaker family has an amazing legacy in South Bend. This is an incredibly extensive museum so plan to spend several hours. Even for someone who is not a car fanatic, you will enjoy this museum. Their collection is outstanding.

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Chicago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Studebaker built some of the most beautiful cars of the 1960s, including the Golden Hawk and the Avanti. Many are on display, as well as information on the great Raymond Loewy, whose design team created many of them. There is currently an exhibit on the All American Girls Baseball League in the adjoining history museum. Give yourself at least two... More 

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Nappanee, Indiana, United States
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Even though we live close to the museum, this was our first visit. It won't be our last. A great history and automotive collection in the heart of South Bend. I would highly recommend this to someone looking for 2 to 4 hours to spend.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great 90 minutes in this museum. The style and design of this car museum made for an interesting side trip while in South bend.

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Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was fun just to read the history of the town of So. Bend. Not only Studebaker's history but the whole town of So Bend. This place is worth coming back too, and bring friends. Do the 3 package deal and see the Oliver house, too. I hope Shirley is your tour guide. She has a passion for the history... More 

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

The Studebaker has been around for a 100 years before style changes and economics drove them out of business. This museum is a wonderful place to enjoy a day here. You cannot rush your visit here. Lots of history on review.

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Painesville, Ohio
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

On our trip from Chicago to Cleveland we were looking for something to break up the trip, get out and see something new. The admission is cheap; adults $8 and children $5 and just a couple miles or so off I-80. This museum is great for adults and children; there is really something for everyone. There is an interactive area... More 

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Wind Lake, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Have wanted to stop here for a while and I finally had an opportunity to do so. Well worth the inexpensive admission. Lots of cool history and information. Much bigger collection than I had expected. Three floors full of great automotive history.

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Goshen, Indiana
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

Great atmosphere with history, information, trivia and educational components for guests of all ages. Fabulous value as well!

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Indiana
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

The Studebaker Museum was really great. We loved the great displays, and were pleasantly surprised of the history in this building. The presidential carriages with history's were incredible. I loved the 1960's futuristic styles, as well as, the Studebaker wagon like my Grand father had. I loved this museum.

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