Frequently Asked Questions
- Free admission to the Museum and the Museum-sponsored lawn event
- Discounts to lectures, movies, and other Museum events
- Access to our email blasts and announcements
- Exclusive invitations to our members’ only events
- Access to our Joseph S. Freeman Automotive Research Library
If you are interested in becoming a Member, please visit our Membership page.Is photography allowed in the Museum? Personal, non-commercial photography without flash is permitted in the museum. The use of flash or attachments, and movie or video cameras is not permitted in the Museum without specific permission from museum staff. May I use my cell phone in the Museum? Please be considerate when using a cell phone. Please enter a public area when making or answering a call. Please do not take a call in an exhibition area. Is alcohol allowed in the Museum? No. There is no alcohol allowed in the museum unless you are holding a private event and have a liquor permit and a detail from the town. Please contact our Event Manager for more details. Can I buy tickets for the skating rink at the Museum? No. The skating rink is not affiliated with the museum and can be contacted at Jack Kirrane Ice Skating Rink at Larz Anderson Park. Are there public restrooms and public phones in the Museum? No. The bathrooms are for Museum patrons only. Public restrooms are located in the park. There are no public phones in the Museum so please plan accordingly. Is there parking available at the Museum? Yes. There are designated spaces in front of the museum and on top of the hill. Please do not park on grass. Can I bring my dog inside the Museum? Only Guide Dogs and certified Companion Dogs are allowed; absolutely no other animals. What about a Lawn Event, Can I bring my dog? Yes, dogs are welcome at Lawn Events! Please note, the dog must be kept on a leash at all times and is not allowed in the Museum at any time unless they are a Guide Dog or a certified Companion Dog.
I want to come to a Lawn Event and show my car, what do I do? We have two types of shows, about half are sponsored by local car clubs and the other half are sponsored by the Museum. The Museum only collects pre-registration information and payment for the Museum sponsored shows. Please check the show pages for more information about each show.
Can I buy tickets in advance to a Lawn Event? As of now, we do not offer advance ticket sales to the Museum or Lawn Events. We are exploring a way to offer this at a later date.
How much does it cost to attend a Lawn Event? The Museum charges spectator admission to all the Lawn Events, this includes admission to the show and the Museum. The cost is Adults are $10. Military, Students, seniors and children 6-12 are $5 and children under 6 are free.