Bowling Green, KY

Buckle Up! Visit the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, KY

JC Phelps

Bowling Green, Kentucky is one of Kentucky's fastest growing towns; close to Nashville, Bowling Green is home to amazing restaurants, the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers, world-renowned caves, and the Corvette. Yes, you read that correctly -- the Corvette! The best part? You can learn more about Kentucky's most famed car at the National Corvette Museum!

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National Corvette Museum

About The National Corvette Museum

The National Corvette Museum opened in 1994 as an educational tribute to America’s sports car. The Museum is located in Bowling Green, Kentucky, known worldwide as the home of the Corvette.

Did you know that every Corvette in the world since 1981 has been assembled at the General Motors Bowling Green Assembly Plant? It's located just ¼ mile from the National Corvette Museum. Corvettes are Kentucky Proud!

While what's housed on the inside is the most impressive part of the experience, the exterior is still of note. The award-winning architectural design features sweeping lines inspired by the body of the Corvette itself. The only car museum of its kind, the Corvette showcase is located on a 60-acre campus. Most recognize the property by the large, circular car salon encased by a yellow conical roof. High above this is a red, 12-story spire. This structure, certainly a landmark in Bowling Green, is known as the "Skydome".

Tours

Guided tours are typically offered weekdays, Monday-Friday, three times a day (10am, 12pm, & 2pm CT). Guided Tours are available to general admission guests at no additional charge.

Space is limited. First-come, first serve -- no reservations required.

Plan Your Visit to the National Corvette Museum

The National Corvette Museum is located at 350 Corvette Dr, Bowling Green, KY 42101. You'll find it directly on I65 on exit 28.

Admission Cost

Adults (13 - 61): $15.00

Seniors (62+): $13.00

Kids (5-12): $10

Kids (4 and under): free

Hours of Operation

  • Sunday 8 AM - 5 PM
  • Monday 8 AM - 5 PM
  • Tuesday 8 AM - 5 PM
  • Wednesday 8 AM - 5 PM
  • Thursday 8 AM - 5 PM
  • Friday 8 AM - 5 PM
  • Saturday 8 AM - 5 PM

Additional Information

Learn more: https://www.corvettemuseum.org/

Contact: (270) 781-7973

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