Museum Videos

What is a Classic Car?: The Classic Car Club of America defines CCCA Classics or Full Classic® cars as "...fine or unusual motor cars which were built between and including the years 1925 to 1948. Watch the video for a full explanation.

Virtual Tour: The Classic Car Club of America  Museum offers visitors a combination of Classic vehicles, automobilia, antique buildings all set in the pristine rural Michigan countryside – creating a unique experience for all who visit. Watch this virtual tour.

Car Exhibit Videos

Housed in the Thomas W. Barrett Barn is a unique collection of "Full Classic®" automobiles like Duesenbergs, Rolls-Royce, Cadillac, Lincoln, Packard, and Wills Sainte Claire. More...

Mascot Collection

Marvin Tamaroff, a long-time CCCA member from Michigan and a strong supporter of the CCCA Museum, offered his incredible mascot collection. Believed to be the largest in the world, the collection of more than 700 rare, exciting and original hood ornaments are displayed in the Barrett Barn for visitors to enjoy.


Over the years, a lot of very dedicated people have helped the CCCA Museum grow. Among them was Noel Thompson of New Jersey. Noel generously donated the funds to build a library. Contributions poured in: automobile books, magazine collections, and literature. The library continues to grow and is currently undergoing its second expansion.

Coachbuilder Archives

The CCCA Museum is host to the archives of the people who contributed to the making of the Classic Era. And that is fitting as this Museum is the logical place for these irreplaceable documents.

Today the files of the custom houses of Derham and Judkins, the Cole Motor Car Company, as well as the papers of Ray Dietrich are being carefully preserved in the library. More...

CCCA National Magazine Database

Search the Classic Car Club of America national magazine database by keyword and display the results from more than 750 back issues.

This database includes both The Classic Car magazines (four issues per year) as well as the club Bulletins (usually eight issues per year) dating back to 1952. Over 25,000 pages in all, including photos and many hundreds of technical and automotive history articles. More...