Tanks, Wings and Wheels Weekend at American Heritage Museum!

Tanks, Wings and Wheels Weekend at the American Heritage Museum! Featuring American Elegance classic car exposition.

June 15th & 16th. Gates open 9 AM to 5 PM. American Elegance performance at 1:00 PM.

A fantastic Father’s Day weekend event! Many of the Collings Foundation’s astounding classic automobiles will be out in the sunshine in a grandiose automobile presentation at 1:00pm daily called American Elegance. Accompanying colorful vintage radio broadcast narration will be sure to entertain! Several other exhibitions and surprises will be afoot. Historic aircraft and tanks will be on display.

All three amazing museums will be open
  • The American Heritage Museum
  • The Historic Aviation Hangar
  • Classic Automobile Barn

The Aviation hangar features 12 aircraft from 1909 to 1945 and a collection of Midget, Sprint, and Indy Cars. The automobile collection features over 25 rare automobiles from 1900 through 1946. These additional buildings on the American Heritage Museum campus are only open for special event weekends such as this one – all museum buildings and outdoor events are covered with this admission.

In addition to the Classic Car performance, tank rides and tours through the museums, they will have a rocket engine display by AIAA south of the historic aircraft hangar and miniature game board set up like a 1920s Chicago street scene with gangsters, federal agents, and vehicles in 28mm scale. There will be a series of short game scenarios through the weekend that the audience can join.

American Heritage Museum

American Heritage Museum Photo

Cost: $30 Adults | $25Seniors & Veterans | $20 Children Under 12 yrs.

For tickets to Tanks, Wings and Wheels see:
https://www.americanheritagemuseum.org/event/tanks-wings-wheels-fathers-day-june-2024/

Tank Riding Experiences – The Ultimate Father’s Day Gift

Tank Driving experiences and Tank & Half Track Rides will be taking place over the weekend. Spaces are limited!

Tank Ride Experience Prices:
– M36 Jackson (10 minute ride) – $195 per person – Maximum of five (5) riders per trip (four in turret, one in bow gunner position.

– M24 Chaffee (10 minute ride) – $595 per group of Three (3) persons – two in the turret, one in the bow gunner position.

– M4 Sherman (10 minute ride) – $595 per group of Two (2) persons – one in the turret, one in the bow gunner position.

Tank Driving Experience Prices:
– M24 Chaffee Light Tank (20 minutes driving the tank) – $995.00 donation (tax deductible)

– M4 Sherman Medium Tank (20 minutes driving the tank) – $1495.00 donation (tax deductible)

Schedule your tank driving or ride experience 978-562-9182 to reserve.

American Heritage Museum Photo

American Heritage Museum
568 Main Street, Hudson, MA

For general museum information see:
www.AmericanHeritageMuseum.org
978.562.9182

(Photos: American Heritage Museum)

For more events, visit the WCKC Calendar!

 

 

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