Frequently Asked Questions

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Most Common Questions

What is Miles Through Time?
Answer: Miles Through Time is a co-op style “living” automotive museum.  Everything in the museum changes constantly because it is all owned by various people. See more
Why Toccoa?
The museum is located at 876 E. Currahee St. Toccoa, GA because this is the building co-owners Sean Mathis and Larry Dodd first met.  See more
Does it cost to go into the museum?
Yes, admission is only $5 per person and children 12 and under can enter the museum for free with a paying adult.
What will I see in the museum?
The museum constantly changes, but you will see upwards of 40 vehicles dating back more than 100 years.  You’ll see vehicles being stored in the museum either temporarily or permanently. Some vehicles will be listed for sale and most have been donated for display, including all of the display cases, everything inside of them and everything displayed on the walls.
What did the building used to be?
Originally, the building was built as a Chrysler dealership in 1939 and later spent many years as a tire shop.  The building ultimately became known as the Ford dealership for many years before Toccoa Ford moved to a new location built near Walmart.
Can I host an event at the museum?
Absolutely,  our lounge which always offers free coffee is available for your special events.  If have hosted birthday parties, wedding showers and club meetings.  See more
How long has the museum been open?

After a few months of restoration the museum officially opened to the public with a commemorative Grand Opening Car Show June 9, 2017.

Do you have any special events?

We do! Miles Through Time does one large car show annually to celebrate the museum’s anniversary.  In addition, the museum hosts several smaller cruise-ins throughout the summer and makes the parking lot available to any other organizations that want to have a car show for their organization and utilize the museum’s marketing power.  Visit our Facebook page to see all of our current events.

What is the oldest car on display?

Currently, the oldest car on display in the museum is a 1910 Sears.  Since everything in the museum belongs to different people this is subject to change eventually and hopefully we will have even older cars on display.  

How can I have my car on display in the museum?

There are a few ways you can display a vehicle in the museum.  You can store it in the museum either temporarily or permanently.  You can list it for sale by owner or let us place the vehicle on consignment.  Or you can donate the vehicle to the museum to become a permanent display in the museum. 

What requirements do you have to display items in the museum?

In order to have an item displayed in the museum it has to be automotive related or fit the theme of our retro inspired lounge.  Second, the item has to be something cool or unique. (something people would want to see when they visit the museum) Lastly, we have to have room for the item in the museum.  Best thing to do is contact us if you have something you want to display in the museum.

What ages are appropriate to go into the museum?

The museum is fun for all ages, except maybe babies, babies may not care, but than again there is a lot of stimulating things to look at.  No matter the age if you like automotive stuff and or history you’ll love the museum and kids 12 and under can visit the museum for free with a paying adult.

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