Free Admission for Military Veterans @NCM in November

Free Admission for Military Veterans @NCM in November

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In appreciation for your service, the National Corvette Museum is offering Free Admission for Military Veterans in recognition of our armed forces. This also includes police and firefighters, plus their immediate accompanying family during November. In appreciation for your service, the National Corvette Museum is offering Free Admission for Military Veterans in recognition of our armed forces.  This also includes police and firefighters, plus their immediate accompanying family during November.   All you have to do is show proof of service at the admissions counter to receive complimentary admission. But that’s not all! They are also having a Veteran Recognition Day at NCM Motorsports Park, November 7, 2019 Thursday, November 7, 2019, the Museum and NCM Motorsports Park are hosting a special recognition day for veterans and wounded warriors as part…
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1953 VIN 003 Cutaway Corvette Donated to the NCM

1953 VIN 003 Cutaway Corvette Donated to the NCM

1953 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives
Car Revealed as part of National Corvette Museum's Gateway Remodel Gateway Exhibit at the National Corvette Museum A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held during the National Corvette Museum’s annual Michelin NCM Bash, introducing the more than 1,500 Corvette enthusiasts in attendance to the newest exhibit area of the Museum. Thanks to the generosity of donors to the 2018 giving campaign, visitors to the Museum will now be greeted by a welcoming admissions area leading to the completely revamped Gateway exhibit. A surprise announcement was made as part of the ribbon-cutting ceremony. Ed and Teresa Foss of Roanoke, Indiana, owners of the 1953 Corvette Chassis #003 (the earliest existing Corvette chassis) donated their educational cutaway utilizing the chassis to the Museum. The fully functional vehicle was built explicitly for educational and display…
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NCM restores late officer Burke Rhoads 1984 Vette

NCM restores late officer Burke Rhoads 1984 Vette

1984 Corvette Information, C4 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives
In this post, we will share what the National Corvette Museum is doing to show support for law enforcement as they restore late officer Burke Rhoads 1984 Corvette.   On the Center console cover were his department emblem and name patch. [caption id="attachment_2821" align="aligncenter" width="500"] The Rhoads family is joined by those who helped bring Burke Rhoads 1984 Corvette back to life.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2822" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Melissa Rhoads delivers her late husband Burke Rhoads' 1984 Corvette Corvette to the Museum.[/caption] Family of Fallen Officer See's his Dream Corvette Restored [caption id="attachment_2823" align="alignleft" width="281"] The late officer Burke Rhoads[/caption] Symbols of appreciation come in many forms, from a simple verbal ‘thank you’ to a hand-written note to a random act of kindness. But for the family of a Nicholasville, Kentucky police…
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Museum’s 1962 Sinkhole Corvette Restoration

Museum’s 1962 Sinkhole Corvette Restoration

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This Corvette Museum 1962 Sinkhole Corvette Restoration is the last of three to be restored, visitors can watch the on-going work... [caption id="attachment_2835" align="aligncenter" width="640"] This 1962 Corvette was damaged in National Corvette Museum Sinkhole. This article is about the Corvette Museum 1962 Sinkhole Corvette Restoration.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2834" align="aligncenter" width="640"] NCM Commemorates Sinkhole’s Third Anniversary with Corvette Museum 1962 Sinkhole Corvette Restoration.[/caption] For the NCM's 3rd anniversary of the sinkhole, the Corvette Museum 1962 Sinkhole Corvette Restoration was started. Almost all the work will be at the NCM. Three years ago, on February 12, 2014, viewers tuning into their morning news witnessed and heard an almost unbelievable story – a sinkhole had opened inside the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky, and eight Corvettes fell victim… lying at the…
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2017 CORVETTE HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

2017 CORVETTE HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

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[caption id="attachment_1362" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] 20th Annual Corvette Hall of Fame[/caption] Peter Brock, Jim Minneker, and Tommy Morrison will be inducted into the 20th Corvette Hall of Fame on September 1, 2017, at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green Kentucky. Released: December 15, 2016 Corvette Hall of Fame ceremony and banquet is set for Friday, September 1, 2017. The National Corvette Museum has announced the following inductees to be recognized as part of the 20th Annual Corvette Hall of Fame Ceremony in 2017: Peter Brock in the category of Enthusiast; Jim Minneker in the category of GM/Chevrolet; and Tommy Morrison in the category of Racing. These three individuals will be recognized with the highest honor bestowed by the Museum for their contributions to the past, present and future of Corvette. The 2017…
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NCM Announces 2016 Corvette Hall of Fame Inductees

NCM Announces 2016 Corvette Hall of Fame Inductees

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The National Corvette Museum has announced the following inductees to be recognized as part of the 19th Annual Corvette Hall of Fame Ceremony in 2016: Bob Bondurant in the category of Racing; Ralph Kramer in the category of GM/Chevrolet; and Donna Mae Mims in the category of Enthusiast. These three individuals will be recognized with the highest honor bestowed by the Museum for their contributions to the past, present, and future of Corvette. The 2016 Corvette Hall of Fame recipients will be inducted into the Corvette Hall of Fame during a ceremony and banquet on Friday, September 2, 2016. Their induction will take place as part of the Museum’s 22nd Anniversary Celebration September 1-3, 2016. [caption id="attachment_5294" align="alignleft" width="300"] Bob Bondurant[/caption] During Corvette’s early years, Bob Bondurant helped to validate…
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