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April 25, 2024

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Lane Motor Museum’s New Exhibit Celebrates the Wagon

The new exhibit highlights several examples from the museum’s vehicle collection to help tell the story of the Station Wagon.

After opening up a new Video Game Cars exhibit in January, Lane Motor Museum is bringing the nostalgia with its newest major exhibit, Station Wagon Style: Family Movers from Around the World, open now through March 17, 2025.

The exhibit highlights several examples from the museum’s vehicle collection to help tell the story of the Station Wagon, which have played a vital role in the automotive landscape.

Originating in Europe and America during the early 20th century, they have progressed from simple transportation to and from railway stations to one of the most iconic family cars in history. This exhibition explores the history of the station wagon and highlights diverse versions from the museum’s collection, both European and American.

For more information, call 615-742-7445 or visit lanemotormuseum.org.

About Lane Motor Museum

Lane Motor Museum is one of the few museums in the U.S. to specialize in European cars. It is a working museum with the goal of maintaining all vehicles in running order. Some cars are in showroom condition, while others represent typical aging.

The Museum has been developed in a well-known Nashville landmark, the former Sunbeam Bakery at 702 Murfreesboro Pike in Nashville.

Lane Motor Museum Hours

Monday – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday – Closed
Wednesday – Closed
Thursday – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 

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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.