The Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing and International Drag Racing Hall of Fame is open daily from 9am-5pm, closed only for Thanksgiving and Christmas. The Antique building is open 10am-4pm and has one of the largest collections of Fords in the country, you will also see muscle cars, rare vintage automobiles and nostalgia. The Drag Racing building has a collection of world famous, history making, Dragsters, Funny Cars, Pro Stock, Motorcycles and many other exciting racing vehicles. You will find throughout the two buildings an amazing collection of Hemi engines, Flathead engines, rare manifolds and carburetors that have been restored by Don Garlits himself. We also have a covered pavilion located outside of the antique building with 14 picnic tables that seat about 6-8 per table.
Private tours with "Big Daddy" Don Garlits include, behind the scenes access to private garage areas that are not open to the public. You will see his latest projects and listen to amazing stories about his life and career. This tour will last about 1-2 hours depending on questions and projects at that time.
Adult $20, Senior $15,
College Students $15,
Private Tours with Don Garlits:
$200.00 for 1 person,
$400.00 up to 10 people,
$40.00 for each additional person after 10.
For more information about the museum or Don's private tours, email Ally at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 352-245-8661.Visit our website at www.garlits.com