America on Wheels Museum in Allentown Pennsylvania

PENNSYLVANIA - Located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, America on Wheels is a museum is showcasing the history of over-the-road transportation in the United States. Its exhibits include vintage cars, bicycles, trucks, and commercial vehicles.

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Visiting America on Wheels Museum

In addition to its permanent displays, America on Wheels has rotating exhibits, which change every six months.  Several of the exhibits feature personal transportation vehicles such as scooters and Segways. Others have educational programs or hands-on interpretive displays.

The facility offers an interactive experience for everyone, from young children to adults. Children under 12 get in free every Sunday. There is also a Kids' Car Service and Restoration Center, where kids can learn about engine maintenance. The center is built to foster teamwork and encourage kids to learn to care for their vehicles.

America on Wheels accepts various forms of support, including cash donations, real estate donations, and time as a volunteer. The facility is accessible by car, and wheelchair users are welcome.

America on Wheels is not open late, so visitors should plan their visit around the museum's opening hours. Generally, it is open Wednesday through Sunday, from noon to 3 pm. However, it is closed on Christmas Day.

The America on Wheels museum is wheelchair accessible near downtown Allentown. A large parking lot is available. It is also located on I-78 and Route 145, so it is easy to reach from both cities.

The facility has two floors, and visitors can explore nearly 400 vehicles from all eras. It is an excellent destination for families with kids and anyone who loves classic cars.