- National Corvette Museum
- 350 Corvette Dr. - Bowling Green
- Kentucky 42101 - United States
National Corvette Museum
The National Corvette Museum is a museum located in Bowling Green, Kentucky, dedicated to the history of the Chevrolet Corvette, one of the most iconic American sports cars.
The museum was established in 1994 by a group of Corvette enthusiasts who wanted to create a place where fans of the car could come together and celebrate their love for it. The idea for the museum came about after the members of the National Corvette Restorers Society realized that there was no centralized location for Corvette fans to gather and learn about the car's history.
The museum's location in Bowling Green is particularly fitting, as it is home to the GM Corvette Assembly Plant, where all Corvettes have been produced since 1981. The museum is situated on a 55-acre campus that includes a showroom, a research library, a restoration center, and several interactive exhibits that allow visitors to learn more about the Corvette's history and design.
The museum's collection includes over 80 Corvettes, spanning the car's history from its inception in 1953 to the present day. Some of the most notable vehicles on display include the 1963 Corvette Coupe, which was the first Corvette to have a split rear window, and the 2009 Corvette ZR1, which was one of the fastest and most powerful Corvettes ever built.
In addition to its collection of cars, the National Corvette Museum also hosts a number of events throughout the year, including car shows, driving tours, and educational programs for both children and adults. The museum is a popular destination for Corvette fans and car enthusiasts from around the world, and has become an important cultural institution in Bowling Green and beyond.