World of Speed brings motorsports vehicles, artifacts, music, videos, and interactive elements together to create unique exhibits that offer engaging and educational experiences for all ages.
The Museum’s galleries include roughly a dozen unique exhibits; some are permanent, while others are rotating or temporary. Whether you have an interest in local racing history, want to learn more about vehicle construction, are intrigued by the culture surrounding cars and motorcycles, or have a favorite race series or style, World of Speed’s collection of exhibits has something for everyone. With nearly 100 cars, bikes, boats, artifacts, and a plane on display, World of Speed’s dynamic galleries makes each visit a fresh new experience.
As always, admission to the Museum is free for our Members. Learn more about Memberships.
RACING | STYLE | INNOVATION
This specially curated exhibit features vehicles that tell the remarkable story of Ferrari, a brand that has never compromised in producing the most stylish, innovative, and raceworthy sports cars in the world. The exhibit will feature vehicles from Ferrari’s earliest days in racing up through the beautiful and innovative production cars of the modern era. Learn More
The Ford Mustang is one of the most beloved and successful American cars of all time. Designed to appeal to the automotive market of the mid-1960s – particularly the growing class of young working women – it took the form of a compact, affordable, and sporty car. Released halfway through 1964, the Mustang was an instant hit and after more than five decades in constant production, is one of the best-selling cars in history. Learn More
MX: THE RISE OF MOTOCROSS
Motocross is a type of off-road motorcycle racing that experienced an explosion of popularity in the U.S. during the ’70s and ’80s. It was an era of wild riders on two-stroke machines climbing their way onto the world stage. Learn More
Get behind the wheel of any of our three race car simulators: a 1962 Lotus Formula Racing Simulator, Adrian Fernandez’s 1995 Lola Indy Car, and Johnny Benson’s 1998 NASCAR Ford Taurus. Each simulator offers a unique experience with road course or oval tracks options, along with different driving and environment conditions. Simulator tickets can be purchased at the front counter on arrival at $10 for a 12 minute session.
START LINE CLUB
Start Line Club is the perfect place for younger visitors to learn about motion, momentum, car design, and — of course — speed! This interactive area is specially designed to highlight hands-on learning and to encourage imagination and creativity. With activities ranging from a super cool air lab to the all-new kid-sized interactive car that lets children perform maintenance in a fully stocked shop, the Start Line Club is a great place to play, share, and learn.
Get hands-on in the Museum galleries as you explore the power of speed! How many gallons of fuel does a vehicle consume going at 300 MPH? What’s the difference between super- and turbo-charged? How does it feel to sit in the driver’s seat at the start of a race? Discover these answers and more with our galleries’ interactive exhibits.