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Experience all the History and Artifacts that Historic Auto Attractions has to offer. Our museum is so much more than cars. With over 80,000 sq. ft. of exhibits including the world’s largest collection of Presidential and World Leader’s Limousines, a vast collection of Gangster Era vehicles and memorabilia, a large Elvis Presley display and memorabilia, TV Land cars, and Cars from Hit Movies such as Batman, Ghostbusters, and Back to the Future. Our museum has something for everyone. Visit us in Roscoe, IL right between Rockford, IL and Beloit, Wi.

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Our Museum is So Much More Than Cars

We also house one of the most extensive collections of John F. Kennedy & Kennedy Family artifacts & memorabilia in the country. New in 2022 is our updated Illinois Stock Car Hall of Fame, headed by Art Ferhman. We also have an updated High Performance Machines gallery. The museum adds new vehicles and attractions on a regular basis, so there's always something new to see. We have many World War 2 artifacts from both the Allied and Axis powers on display. Our war exhibits include uniforms, maps, swords, knives, flags, banners and more. We also have a large gift shop with unique gifts. Group rates and a banquet area is also available. Please call for more details.

A Few Museum Favorites From Our 25 Attractions

People Love Our Museum

Our museum is near Rockford, Illinois but is still one of the hidden gems of our community. People are blown away when they discover our 80,000 square feet of attractions and exhibits. Here are just a few of the kind things people have said. Visit our Google Profile to see the 500+ reviews visitors have left! We're confident you'll see a theme in what they have to say.

This is probably the best private museum I’ve ever visited. Their collection of cars is truly impressive. I expected I’d enjoy it, I wasn’t expecting to be wowed. 

- Ben - 

5 Star Google Review

- Laura - 

Such a hidden gem! I loved the variety of items and the rich history that this museum has to offer - SO MUCH MORE THAN JUST CARS!!!!

5 Star Google Review

This is a must go if you love history. They have antique cars such the fleets used by past presidents and leaders around the world , nascar, movie cars and unique creations.

- Connie - 

5 Star Google Review

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Upcoming Museum Events

Historic Auto Attractions hosts a wide range of events throughout the season. Enjoy classic car shows, drive-ins, events for children, and more. Visit the website often or follow us on social media so you never miss an opportunity for fun.

  • Memorial Day at Historic Auto Attractions
    Memorial Day at Historic Auto Attractions
    Mon, May 27
    May 27, 2024, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Roscoe, 13825 Metric Rd, Roscoe, IL 61073, USA
    Active-Duty Military Personnel and Veterans get 50% OFF Admission with proof of I.D. Join us this Memorial Day to honor and remember those who have served our country. Enjoy exploring the fascinating exhibits at Historic Auto Attractions while taking advantage of our special discount for active-duty
  • Cruise Night Season!
    Cruise Night Season!
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Jun 12
    Historic Auto Attractions
    Jun 12, 2024, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Historic Auto Attractions, 13825 Metric Rd, Roscoe, IL 61073, USA
    Come and see cool cars, try some local food, and listen to some great music! Enjoy a Wednesday Night at Historic Auto Attractions!
  • Lock & Lean Precision Motorcycle Riding and Training
    Lock & Lean Precision Motorcycle Riding and Training
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, Jun 14
    Jun 14, 2024, 10:00 AM – Jun 16, 2024, 5:00 PM
    Roscoe, 13825 Metric Rd, Roscoe, IL 61073, USA
    Join us at Historic Auto Attractions for Lock & Lean's precision motorcycle training. Enhance your riding skills with expert instructors in a historic setting. Multiple dates are available over the summer, so reserve your spot today and take your journey through time with us! Historic Attractions
  • Father’s Day Discount at Historic Attractions Museum!
    Father’s Day Discount at Historic Attractions Museum!
    Sun, Jun 16
    Jun 16, 2024, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Roscoe, 13825 Metric Rd, Roscoe, IL 61073, USA
    Treat Dad to an unforgettable day at Historic Auto Attractions! From classic cars to fascinating historical artifacts, there's something for every history and auto enthusiast. Come explore our extensive exhibits and make this Father’s Day one to remember!
  • Cans & Cadavers: A Paranormal Evening at Historic Auto Attractions
    Cans & Cadavers: A Paranormal Evening at Historic Auto Attractions
    Sat, Jun 22
    Jun 22, 2024, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Roscoe, 13825 Metric Rd, Roscoe, IL 61073, USA
    Join us for an eerie evening of ghostly tales and haunted history at Historic Auto Attractions! Experience the paranormal with spine-chilling stories and explore the mysterious side of our exhibits.

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Rockford's Only Car Museum and So Much More

As our name implies, we have a huge collection of cars. But the auto museum is just a small piece of our collection. We are definitely one of the most unique museums in the Rockford, Illinois region.


We serve as a history museum featuring attractions for Abraham Lincoln, John F Kennedy, and World War 2. We have one of the largest collection of presidential limousines you'll find in the world. Our museum also hosts collectibles from the likes of Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, and James Dean. For fans of things with big engines, our museum has Big Foot the Monster Truck, a stock car hall of fame, a Mario Andretti car, and a whole lot more.


With our exhibits featuring Hollywood artifacts from movies like Batman, Back to the Future, and National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation there's something for movie buffs and kids alike. So when we say our museum is "so much more than cars" we really mean it. Click the link below to see our full list of 25 attractions, or better yet come pay us a visit!

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SENIOR (62+) / ACTIVE MILITARY...........$23

with proof of ID
AGES 7-17................................................................$17
6 & UNDER............................................................FREE
FAMILY PASS (2 ADULTS + 4 KIDS).......$65

SEASON MEMBERSHIP PASS.....................$75

GROUP RATE (10 to 19).......................$22/per


Museum Hours

TUESDAY:        10am - 5pm
WEDNESDAY:  10am - 5pm
THURSDAY:     10am - 5pm
FRIDAY:            10am - 6pm
SATURDAY:      10am - 6pm
SUNDAY:          10am - 5pm

*Last Admittance 4pm*

Our Museum Is Right Between Rockford, IL & Beloit, WI

We're Conveniently Located

1 Mile Off Interstate  I-90

Just Off The Rockton Rd. Exit.

10 Minutes from Downtown Beloit, Wisconsin
25 Minutes from Downtown Rockford, Illinois
55 Minutes from Downtown Madison, Wisconsin
1 Hour 10 Minutes from Downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 Hour 35 Minutes from Downtown Chicago, Illinois

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