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See the video of our Ultimate WWII Tank Driving Experience Sweepstakes drawing today at the American Heritage Museum! Are you the winner?! Thank you to everyone that donated as a part of this awesome fundraiser - we raised $101,575 to support the program development and growth of the American Heritage Museum! youtu.be/TbazeKsHrU8 ...

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Collings Foundation

Want to get the boat pilot view of an LCVP "Higgins Boat" as it would have looked like in 1944? Take a look at this great 360 degree shot from our LCVP in the D-Day exhibit in the American Heritage Museum. This shot also provides a great view of the fuel trailer coupling on the Churchill Crocodile flame throwing tank to the right! Click on the link below!: www.360cities.net/image/american-heritage-museum-c-1#1.61,17.16,108.8

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Collings Foundation

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Wings and Wheels ~ American Elegance

June 17, 2017 - June 18, 2017

$10 – $15

In the most striking setting, the Collings Foundation is proud to announce American Elegance. The most elegant automobiles presented in grand pageantry and motion.

The Collings Foundation’s collection of rare automobiles, race cars, military equipment and classics are world-class. Few know the Foundation that operates the world’s most extensive national living history tour of WWII Aircraft is based here in Massachusetts.

American Elegance is an exquisite display of rare classic automobiles operating before your very eyes. The Great Gatsby era comes alive! American Cars from the height of craftsmanship will be presented in the most informative and colorful dialog and setting. Al Capone and his 1940 Cadillac will be here – if he can elude authorities! Massachusetts State Police’s finest are on the look out ~

WHAT: The Collings Foundation is opening its doors during the Wings and Wheels Event, June 17th and 18th. See the incredible collection of over 70 automobiles, carriages, race cars, military equipment and airplanes.

We will be offering rides in a legendary WWII aircraft! 20-minute Stearman flights are $200 (flown by an original Tuskegee Airman), 20-minute T-6 Texan flights are $390 (WWII fighter trainer). Call to reserve flights or with questions.

The Collings Foundation’s museum of over 120 classic automobiles, historic aircraft and rare artifacts will be on display. Docent lead tours will occur at the top of every hour.
Massachusetts State Police Museum and Learning Center will have a display and original historic patrol cars participating in American Elegance. Unique tactical robot displays and exhibitions from Nashoba High School FIRST program American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics will be at location. WWII Veteran presentations and displays – A great time for all. Food will be available. American Elegance performance starts at 12:00 PM noon.

WHERE: The Wings and Wheels / American Elegance Event will be held at the Foundation’s Headquarters: 137 Barton Road, Stow MA. For a detailed map see below ~

WHEN: The Wings and Wheels Open House takes place over Father’s Day weekend: June 17th and 18th, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Entrance fee is $15 for adults and $10 for children 12 years and younger. Pay at entrance. Cash preferred. Call 978-562-9182 to reserve flights.

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Start:
June 17, 2017
End:
June 18, 2017
Cost:
$10 – $15
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Venue

CF Wings and Wheels Open House Event
137 Barton Road
Stow, MA 01775 United States
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Phone:
978-562-9182
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COVID-19 Event Cancellations & Closure

Due to the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak in Massachusetts, the Father's Day Open House / "Tanks, Wings, & Wheels" event in partnership with the American Heritage Museum has been CANCELLED for June 20-21, 2020. Additionally, the American Heritage Museum is CLOSED until Phase III re-openings are announced in the state. We will make announcements here and on our Facebook page when re-opening is announced.