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The Benefits of Having a Themed Wedding

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Did you know that over 50% of Americans get married each year? Are you planning to get married soon, too? Marriage is a special milestone in our lives. That’s why you must work hard to ensure that it’s memorable, fondly remembering it for the rest of your days. But without professional help, you won’t know what to…

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7 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Private Event Venue to Rent

7 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Private Event Venue to Rent

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When hosting a private event, one of the major things to consider is where you are going to host it. Choosing the right venue is critical in ensuring that your event is going to be a successful one.  Securing the ideal venue for your function should be top of your list, regardless of whether you…

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Vintage Car vs. Limousine Rental: Which is Best?

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Couples spend an average of $800 on wedding transportation. Why not use that money toward something truly unique with a vintage car rental for wedding transportation instead of a limo? Renting a limo is the classic option, but a vintage car gives you and your wedding guests a unique experience. Before booking your wedding transportation, consider the pros…

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Corvettes, Model Ts, and Hot Wheels Any Color You Want

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  Can’t make it to the Hot Wheels Garage events at the Automobile Driving Museum because you’re staying safe at home? We have a solution for the boredom that may ensue! Print out these coloring pages for the young and the young at heart. Just right-click on the image you want, then hit “print.” The…

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What Is a Speakeasy Party: 9 Tips for a Flappers 1920s Theme Party

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If you remember watching the movie, “Midnight in Paris,” you’ve seen the flappers in a speakeasy party during the 1920s. Velvet and satin gloves. Long feather boas. Sequin and shimmery fabrics, and stringed pearls of every length. Those were the days of the Roaring Twenties. Men like Hemingway and Scott Fitzgerald wore three-piece suits, derby hats, and…

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Wife Surprises Husband at Cruise-In!

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Wife surprises husband at Cruise-In with a very special gift! Photo Credit: CarShowSafari.com Cruise-Ins at the Automobile Driving Museum are always full of great surprises, and this month was no exception. Especially for unsuspecting Mr. Ron Washington. His wife, Mrs. Katie Washington, brought him to the June 27th Cruise-In at the museum for his 40th…

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Event Space Rental in El Segundo

Unique Event Space Rental in El Segundo CA

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The perfect unique event space rental for weddings, birthday parties, Bat Mitzvahs, Quinceaneras, and corporate gatherings in El Segundo California and surrounding Los Angeles Areas! Looking to host your special event in a unique venue space that everyone will love? Check out our event space rental that is located in a classic car museum filled…

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Ladies Night Out Fundraiser

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The El Segundo Education Foundation (Ed!) celebrated community and school leadership at the Automobile Driving Museum in El Segundo during their 11th Annual Ladies Night Out on November 21, 2019. The evening included shopping, food & drinks, a live auction, and a fashion show. More than $45,000 was raised for ESUSD schools. (Click image to…

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Benjamin Simon’s Beetle Rug on Display at ADM

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On Friday, October 11, 2019, our friend Benjamin Simon donated his creative work of art to the Automobile Driving Museum. The design is a rug in the form of a red VW Beetle.  The rug is currently on display on our exhibit floor. To learn more about Benjamin, his design, and his relationship with the…

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Yutaka Katayama AKA Mr. K

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This Saturday, the Automobile Driving Museum will host its annual JDM at the ADM. The car show is designed to bring together drivers of the best Japanese rides in So Cal. A great figure known in the Japanese car community is Yutaka Katayama, better known as Mr. K. Mr. K, “Father of the Datsun Z-Car,”…

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“Hot Wheels Garage At The Automobile Driving Museum” – told through the eyes of iDriveSoCal’s Tom Smith

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Check out his blog post as iDriveSoCal’s Tom Smith describes his and his son’s experience when they attended the last Hot Wheels Garage event on Aug 3, 2019. Tom shares an exciting recap of how the Hot Wheels Garage is not only fun for kids, but also major fun for adults. His depiction is spot…

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Jay Leno’s Garage – “Cult Classics” Episode

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Jay Leno’s Garage – “Cult Classics” Episode “Jay Leno asks the question, what makes a car a cult classic? Charlie Sheen attempts to answer that by showing off the outrageous Chrysler Turbo Interceptor he drove in the cult film, the Wraith.” NEW EPISODE OF CNBC’S “JAY LENO’S GARAGE” PREMIERES WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4 AT 10PM EST…

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Automobile Driving Museum is Featured in the August ’19 Issue of Octane

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We are the So Cal ‘museum that takes you for a ride.’  Octane magazine created a wonderful write-up about our museum and the experience provided to our guests.  The article nicely captures the history of the Automobile Driving Museum through the eyes of our co-founder, Stanley Zimmerman.  Readers will also learn what sparked the idea…

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OMG it’s Jaime Donnelly “Jan” from Grease!

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Our wonderful docents could not have suggested a better place to share our classic rides.  Last Saturday, June 29, 2019, the Automobile Driving Museum attended the Street Food Cinema screening of Grease in Manhattan Beach.  In attendance and signing autographs was one of the famous Pink Ladies, “Jan”, played by Jamie Donnelly.  Donnelly played “Jan”…

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SEMA Collector Car Appreciation Day Cruise-In 2019

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The SEMA Action Network (SAN) announced that the next Collector Car Appreciation Day (CCAD) will be officially celebrated on July 12, 2019. The Automobile Driving Museum will observe this day on Saturday, July 6, 2019. The date marks the tenth consecutive commemoration in what is now an annual event to raise awareness of the vital…

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Tri-Five Chevy Show

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Tri-Five Chevy Show Hosted by the ADM and LACCC Saturday April 13, 2019 On April 13th the Automobile Driving Museum (ADM) hosted its second Tri-Five Chevy Show in conjunction with the Los Angeles Classic Chevy Club (LACCC).  We had 52 beautiful Chevys of all models and colors, stock and modified.  The ADM Judging Team tells…

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He learned to drive on a Model T and now he’s the floor manager for El Segundo’s Automobile Driving Museum

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He learned to drive on a Model T and now he’s the floor manager for El Segundo’s Automobile Driving Museum Michael Hixon May 15, 2019     Alec Harrell-Carlson was only 12 years old when he first learned how to drive a car. And, what a car. It was 2008 and Harrell-Carlson was visiting El…

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Orphans Car Show a SUCCESS

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Our last 2018 car show of the year was perfect for an ORPHANS show case…. we had a great collection of amazing cars of all years and genres on display! Here were the winners of the day: Farthest Distance:  Diane Robertson   1955 Packard Caribbean   Best Interior:  Valentino Domenic  1951 International Metro Youngest Orphan:  Jeff Lawson …

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All Women’s Restoration Project

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The Automobile Driving Museum acquired a 1955 GMC Truck this year and realized it was the perfect “project” car restoration 2018 project for our all women’s restoration program. We have a solid group of women volunteers, some who are experienced, some who have never before looked under the hood of a car, that are coming…

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Students take on a High School Restoration project on an Amphicar!

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In the past year the ADM has been trying to reach out and give back to the community in the best way a museum can, by way of education. We started that process by introducing our girls in the garage car care classes, shop talk lectures, all female restoration project, and we are now ready…

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The ADM takes Best and Blessed at the Carmel Mission Classic

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Carmel Mission Classic, 2018 By Alec Carlson As some of you may already know, the ADM traveled up the coast of California in August to spread the good word about our museum during Monterey Car Week. Nearly 800 miles traveled in 36 hours, two hotels, and one fantastic concourse proved to be the recipe for…

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Classic Celebrity Kustoms come to the ADM

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Classic customs Come To ADM – Written by:  Alec Carlson – Floor Manager at the ADM As the Automobile Driving Museum grows and matures, we are presented with new and exciting opportunities almost every day. Having the famous Hirohata Mercury and “Dreamsicle” Pontiac displayed together under our roof is proof of that. If you have…

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RevFest Gassers 5 Fuel Curve Article

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Fuel Curve offered amazing coverage of our recent “RevFest: Gassers 5” show in August!  Take a look and enjoy the beautiful photos by Marc Gewertz!

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Alaska Beyond Magazine

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Coming to an Alaska Airlines flight near you! Read up on our museum and make sure to plan a trip here. The full magazine can be found here!    

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