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July 27 2010 The Autoseum’s Mike Manning (L) meets with Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano to discuss creating a famous movie, TV and classic car museum in Garden City after our stunning Cradle of Aviation Show. This event in August 2008 displayed the largest collection of famous cars ever seen on the east coast of the U.S. More than 22,000 visitors were on hand to share the excitement.

Mission Statement:

The Autoseum’s vision is inspired to preserve and exhibit the most famous movie, TV and custom cars in the world. It will be an instituition of learning teaching the craftsmanship involved in a highly desirable field by educating disadvantaged young people in the creation of functional art in a hands-on environment.

This unique auto-based museum will also house an information hub on alternative 21st century fuels, be an industry, commerce and community center and offer the development of the car of tomorrow in a family-oriented atmosphere.
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For Immediate Release: June 14th, 2010
For more information, contact:
Mike Manning, President
P:  516-655-4287

World Famous Movie and TV Cars at the Cradle of Aviation Museum  

(Garden City, NY) — Over 5 decades of the world’s most famous movie and TV cars will be on display at the Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Boulevard in Garden City, NY August 28th and 29th starting at 9am ending at 6pm. This will be the largest display of famous cars ever presented on the east coast. Bring your family and friends and get up close and personal with these famous cars and say hello to the Hollywood stars that will be on site at this event. Don’t forget to bring your camera because this is a Kodak moment you don’t want to forget.

Tickets can be purchased for $10 per person at the gate. The admission includes access to the Cradle of Aviation Museum exhibits that take you on a century long journey, from the first flights by frail biplanes on the Hempstead Plains, to man’s walking on the Moon. Ten of the most famous cars in the world, including the original TV series Batmobile and the General Lee, Knight Rider, Ghostbusters, James Bond’s Aston Martin, Monkee-mobile, Drag-U-La, triple x-X-x and additional surprise appearance cars will be on display.

Hollywood guests in attendance include Antonio Fargas (Huggy Bear) from Starsky and Hutch, Butch Patrick (Little Eddie) from The Munsters and George Barris (King of Kustom Cars) the creator of the Hollywood Cars. Additional guests will be announced closer to the event date.

Scheduled events include a custom and classic indoor and outdoor car show, rides, booth vendors, prizes, trophy awards presented by George Barris to winning entry cars, pictures with the Hollywood Stars and more.  To enter your vehicle, please send an email to Vehicle entry fee is $25 each. This is a venue you don’t want to miss!


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