FAIRBANKS – Gearheads and records buffs alike can spend a fascinating afternoon wandering amongst classic models at the Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum.
The museum capabilities a collection of more than 85 antique automobiles from as early because the 1800s, consisting of horseless carriages, steamers, electric powered automobiles, speedsters, cyclecars, midget racers, and 1930s classics. All but a few of the cars are functional and strolling.
Fairbanks businessman Tim Cerny started gathering the motors in 2007, taking care to pick vehicles from a range of historic eras representing historical importance and generation.
A unique car worth noting is the museum’s oldest — an 1898 Hay Motor Vehicle Stanhope Phaeton.
Visitors also can visualize the get dressed of the diverse eras. More than 100 antique and antique clothes are on show all through the museum, with a smaller collection to be had for visitors to try on for pictures.
Self-guided tours are available during enterprise hours. If visitors select a guided excursion, museum guides offer tours of ninety-minutes and take traffic via the widespread collection of automobiles, discussing the motors’ records in addition to demanding situations early motorists confronted inside the Last Frontier.
IF YOU GO
What: Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum
When: Summer hours begin mid-May: Sunday via Thursday 10 a.M. To 8 p.M., Friday and Saturday 11 a.M. To six p.M.
Where: 212 Wedgewood Drive, Fairbanks
Cost: $10 for ages thirteen and older, $5 for a while 6 to 12, kids a while 5 and underneath loose. Tours and season passes are to be had.