NEW! Owls Head Transportation Museum Open Hood Education Series

February 1, 2024

For the first time ever, Owls Head Transportation Museum will be lifting the hoods on all the historic vehicles in the collection, giving the public a rare, up-close look at their inner workings. Don’t miss your chance to see and learn about what makes these vehicles so remarkable – this is a program unlike any other! The first of three Open Hood events will be held Feb. 10. A lecture and STEM activities will accompany the event.

10am – 4pm: Open Hood Event

For the first time ever, Owls Head Transportation Museum will be lifting the hoods on all the historic vehicles in the collection

 

 

The following vehicles will be highlighted throughout the day:

1905 Panhard et Lavassor
1906 Autocar Touring Car
1957 Ford Thunderbird
1942 Ford GPW WWII “Jeep”
1932 Cragar Racer
1913 Rolls Royce 40/50 “Silver Ghost” Touring

The following aircraft will be highlighted throughout the day:

1923 Fokker CIV
1917 Curtiss JN-4D “Jenny”

 

1:00pm: Education Lecture
Alice Longfellow’s 1913 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost

Join us as we explore the origins of one of the museum’s most celebrated collection pieces, Alice Longfellow’s 1913 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost.  Beginning in the summer of 1913, recently discovered documents and research have revealed an epic journey of adventure, discovery, and war.  Toby Stinson will lead a discussion on how Alice Longfellow and her Rolls Royce were caught in the middle of a changing world- and survived!

 

10am – 4pm: STEM Activity
The activity for the event will feature robotics

Throughout the day OHTM educators will be leading young learners in a special STEM activity.  The activity for the event will feature robotics, and the Family STEM Center will be open throughout the day.

 

ADMISSION TICKETS
  • OHTM Members – Free
  • General (adults 18+) – $15
  • Seniors (65+) – $12
  • Kids (10 and under) – Free
  • Youth (11—17) – $5
  • US Active Military Members, Military Dependents and Veterans – Free*
  • Museums for All – $3* Up to 4 admissions with SNAP EBT/WIC card & photo ID
  • Groups (of 15+) – $10 Groups must be scheduled in advance. Guides can be arranged for $50. 

*All active US service members and veterans: are welcome free of charge upon showing their Geneva Conventions Common Access Card (CAC), or another form of identification verifying your military service. Free admission also applies to spouses and/or other documented dependents. 

*Museums for ALL: Reduced affordable admission program that provides up to 4 admissions if you have an EBT/WIC card, simply show it with a valid photo ID when you arrive.

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