Featured Exhibit

Proving the Product: Studebaker’s Proving Grounds

6/24/16 - 1/22/17
The Studebaker National Museum celebrates the 90th anniversary of the Studebaker Proving Ground with “Proving the Product: Studebaker’s Proving Ground,” opening Friday, June 24, 2016. It will run through January 22, 2017.
The exhibit will feature images and videos chronicling the proving ground’s long history as an outdoor laboratory, including the story behind the world’s largest living sign and Studebaker’s legendary giant car. Also featured will be the proving ground’s transformation to Bendix Woods County Park, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.

Hoosier Made: World Driven

11/20/15 - 10/03/16
“Hoosier Made: World Driven” looks at the heyday of Indiana’s automobile industry when some of the world’s finest motorcars were built in the Hoosier state. The exhibit will be presented at Indiana’s three leading transportation museums, each with its own special exhibit focus: The Studebaker National Museum in South Bend will feature the “Brass Era” (c. 1900-1915); the Kokomo Automotive Heritage Museum in Kokomo will showcase the “Jazz Era” of the late ‘teens and early 1920s; and the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum in Auburn will spotlight “Classic” cars of the 1930s.

Visit all three museums for the price of two – get your passport (available at all three museums) stamped at two museums and get into the third museum for free. Hit the Highway to History … your next stop is only 100 miles away!HMWD-graphic smaller.jpg

Studebaker Super Service Center

Ongoing Exhibition
The Studebaker Super Service Center is now open! This fun, interactive exhibit is designed for children ages 3 to 10! Studebaker Super Service Center is sure to put a smile on any child’s face as they pretend to work on an automobile. Click here to view a brochure about the Studebaker Super Service Center or click here to view photos of the the exhibit.

The Presidential Carriage Collection

Ongoing Exhibition
The Studebaker National Museum is home to four of the presidential carriages: The Grant, Harrison, Lincoln and McKinley carriages. Read more.