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CARTERSVILLE, Ga. - Cartersville is already home to some world-class institutions including the Tellus Science Museum and the Booth Western Art Museum, both of which attract global audiences and feature one-of-a-kind collections inside. Now, there’s another one to add to the list — and for those who love automobiles, it’s a can’t-miss North Georgia attraction. This morning, Good Day Atlanta got its first look inside the Savoy Automobile Museum, which just opened last week in Cartersville right off of Interstate 75. Operated by the nonprofit [...]
Donating a classic, antique, or collector car to a museum can be a terrific way to give back to the community and keep the rich history of vintage vehicles alive. Donating a collector automobile is different from donating a normal modern vehicle, although the process shares some basic principles (for general tips on how to donate a vehicle successfully, read our article titled “Donate a Vehicle to a Non-Profit” – click here). Collector and antique vehicles have the unique opportunity to become part of a [...]
December 12, 2021 at 8:12 am EST By WSBTV.com News Staff Watch Video Here CARTERSVILLE, Ga. — When you first drive up, you are greeted by a giant, customized hood ornament statue. Inside, you’ll find galleries and collections full of classic and rare cars. The newly-opened Savoy Automobile Museum in Cartersville is now very hard to miss. The museum has been on the drawing board and under construction for years, but has finally opened its Bartow County doors to the public this past week. Channel [...]
There’s a piece of Rome history — and of Villa Hizer’s heart — permanently on display at the Savoy Automobile Museum now open in Cartersville.savoy2021-12-09T15:02:11-05:00
Courtney Hizer and his ‘Bonneville Buick’ now on permanent display at Savoy Automobile Museum in Cartersville. Photo courtesy of Villa Hizer. Among the “woodies” and “American classics” and “orphans” now showcased at the Savoy Automobile Museum in Cartersville is a four-wheeling piece of local history as well. It is the sleek 1987 Buick La Sabre owned by Villa Hizer and her late husband, Courtney. Together and later with Villa and the Hizer Racing Spirit Team, they built quite a reputation at the Bonneville Salt Flats, [...]
From Hidden Georgia: 58 amazing places we’ll bet you’ve never been Savoy Automobile Museum Cartersville will further cement its reputation as “Museum City” when the 65,000-square-foot Savoy Automobile Museum opens in December. The attraction has been spearheaded by the same local organization behind the city’s two Smithsonian-affiliated institutions: the Booth Museum, which offers the largest permanent exhibition space for Western art in the nation, and Tellus Science Museum, which showcases minerals, fossils, and transportation technology and includes a 120-seat digital planetarium. Already heralded by the [...]
I visited another car museum last week. This one is brand new and officially opens to the public on the 8th. Savoy Automobile Museum is a world-class museum, where it seems no expense was spared. The building and grounds are amazing and the car collection on display was top-notch. What is funny, is I've been asked numerous times what I thought about Savoy, because the museum is in Georgia. I always tell people, I love the fact that they've finally opened. I've actually been in [...]