“HOODS UP”

Hoods Up” Weekend

August 8 – 9

The Newport Car Museum’s 1965 Ford Shelby 427 SC Cobra 

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

See what makes the Newport Car Museum’s 75+ cars rock, rumble and roar! During “Hoods Up” Weekend every car’s engine can be inspected and admired.

Free with regular admission: $18/adults; $15/Seniors, Military, Students; $8/Ages 5-15 (with an adult); Free/Ages 4 and under (with an adult)

1947 West Main Rd. (Enter at Light), Portsmouth, R.I. 02871, 401-848-2277, www.newportcarmuseum.org  

Last year’s visit by the Porsche Club of America. A Challenger Demon (photo supplied by club)

 

Car Club Visits

 

Mass. Chapter of Challenger Demons:

Aug. 16, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

 

Porsche Club of America (Northeast Region)

August 30, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Museum Open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The Newport Car Museum welcomes the Massachusetts Chapter of Challenger Demons and the Porsche Club of America (Northeast Region). Visitors can check out their cars in the giant parking lot and enjoy a morning at the Museum. (Admission not required to view cars.)

Museum Admission: $18/adults; $15/Seniors, Military, Students; $8/Ages 5-15 (with an adult); Free/Ages 4 and under (with an adult)

1947 West Main Rd. (Enter at Light), Portsmouth, R.I. 02871, 401-848-2277, www.newportcarmuseum.org  

More About the Newport Car Museum

The Newport Car Museum, with six galleries and over 75 cars, tells the story of Ford/Shelby, Corvettes, World Cars, Fin Cars, Mopars and American Muscle Cars. Within 18 months of its 2017 opening, it was included in USA Today’s “Top 10 Best New Attractions” and named Yankee Magazine’s “Best Specialty Museum.” It also has won an award from the National Association of Automobile Museums for its originally produced historic videos.

The Newport Car Museum is handicap accessible and hours are daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets can be bought at the door or online at www.newportcarmuseum.org (401-848-2277). Regular admission: $18/adults; $15/Seniors, Military, Students; $8/Ages 5-15 (with an adult); Free/Ages 4 and under (with an adult).

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