- Enjoy 170+ vintage and classic vehicle on display in our museum!
- With so much to see, most visitors spend a minimum of 1 1/2 hours in the Museum, so when planning your visit, please allow yourself ample time.
- Strollers, wheelchairs, and motorized scooters are available for use at no charge on a first-come, first-served basis.
- We do permit photography for non-commercial purposes, so don’t forget your camera or video recorder.
Open Road, Open Sky
Our latest exhibit is a collection of convertibles and motorcycles celebrating that feeling of freedom you get with the sky above you or the road under your feet. Cars mostly from the 60’s and motorcycles include Harley Davidson, Indian, and Bridgestone to name a few.
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A collection of vehicles including electric, steam and combustion engines. This historical display is educational and remarkable. Vehicles include Knox, Model T, Scripps Booth, Hupmobile, Duesenberg, Packard and 1930 Henderson motorcycle to name a few.
George Staley had a large collection of Franklins, made in NY with air cooled engines. We have the largest collection on display including the 3rd one ever built and the last. This luxury car was made from 1902-1934.
Made in New York
This exhibit shows our NY Pride with examples of vehicles made all over NY State. Examples include the Playboy, Mora, O-we-go and Pierce Arrow to name a few. We even have a Chenango Camper!
Vehicles from the late 40’s through 1980’s. If you like fins and chrome, this exhibit is for you! Cars like Desoto, Studebaker, Windsor, Nash, Crosley, and Hudson. Muscle Cars are included in this room such as Super Bee & Road Runner to name a couple.
WWI & WWII Airplane Engines
George Staley developed a fascination with aircraft engines in Aviation school. We now have several examples in the museum for you to enjoy such as the 18-cylinder R-3350 Turbo B-29 Super Fortress Bomber Engine. A similar early model of this engine was used in the Enola Gay.
We have several pieces of period correct clothing on display throughout the automotive exhibits to set the scene for the era. Pieces such as a lace wedding dress from 1899, a flapper dress from the 1920’s, ball gowns from the 1960’s, and velvet halter top jumpsuit from the 1970’s to name a few. Many items are donated to us or on loan from the Chenango County Historical Society.
Tribute to Bennett-Ireland
Deicated to all the companies that once operated out of our building and on State Street, Norwich, NY. From the Norwich Wire Works, to the Ireland Machine and Foundry Co., Bennett Fireplace Company, and Bennett-Ireland, to the multi-national museum that this is today:
Northeast Classic Car Museum. This exhibit is brought to you by the Chenango County Historical Society with funding by the Turner Family in the name of John B. Turner, Jr..