Opens in 2023... Driving Thru the '70s

Note: Exhibition opens in spring 2023 and runs until October 2024.

The Driving Thru the '70s exhibition explores the contradictions of the 1970s, and how these were reflected in vehicles we loved.

This exhibition includes the following topics: The Oil Crisis, The Rise of Imports, The Environmental Movement, Motorcycles & Bicycles, The Death of the Muscle Car, The Rise of Recreational Vehicles, Safety, and Vehicles in Popular Culture.

The visitor experience includes: 

  • seeing more than 30 vehicles from the 1970s
  • reminiscing, or discovering something new, while watching carousel slide shows of people having fun in the '70s
  • watching movie trailers in our indoor Drive-In
  • checking out the fashion and colour trends of the decade
  • listening to top music hits
  • seeing assorted memorabilia 
  • playing a '70s Trivia Game Show in the Theatre 
  • taking one of the interpreter-led White Glove Tours  
    • The Bricklin SV-1
    • Death of the Muscle Car
    • Pop Culture and the Boogie Van
  • testing your '70s knowledge by playing the Wheel of Trivia