Museum Celebrates 45th Anniversary with “Cheers to 45 Years!”

Be a part of the 45th anniversary celebration of one of the most unique museums in the world on August 29th!

It was on July 6th, 1974 that the museum completed its restoration and opened to the public with 24 borrowed automobiles on exhibit. For an admission price of $1.50, astonished visitors experienced the splendor of the 12,000-square-foot Showroom in its original appearance. Accessible once again was a magnificent example of Art Deco architecture, glorifying America’s zenith of machine-age style.

To celebrate this momentous occasion, the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum is celebrating its 45-year history with fun, festivities, and fanfare at our event “Cheers to 45 Years!” on Thursday, August 29th at 6pm.

“Cheers to 45 Years!” is a must-attend event with live music by the Farm Land Jazz Band, hors d’oeuvres in the Auburn Automobile Company’s original Art Deco Showroom, and drawings and prizes all followed by a delicious dinner, open bar, entertainment, paddle raise, and silent/live auctions with one of a kind items.

Come share in an evening of fabulous fun while supporting the mission of this National Historic Landmark! Funds raised from this event support the museum’s educational programs and exhibits.

Register today for this once in a lifetime celebration!  Tickets are $150 per person, $300 per couple.  Sponsorship tables are available. Tickets can be purchased at www.bidpal.net/cheers, or by contacting Heather Miller at 260-925-1444 ext. 23.

The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum is the only automobile museum in the nation that is housed in its company’s original international headquarters – where the history happened!  It is a National Historic Landmark and one of the finest examples of Art Deco architecture in the Midwest.  The museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums – less than 4% of museums in the country hold Accreditation status.  You and your legacy can be a part of the museum’s history through your support!

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