About this event
The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum is one of the world’s most significant collections of racing sports cars. Their theme, “The Spirit of Competition,” celebrates the history and evolution of these magnificent machines. Assembled over 50 years by the late Dr. Frederick Simeone, the museum contains over 75 historically significant cars, including Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, Bugatti, Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar, Bentley, Porsche, Aston Martin, Corvette, Ford, and more.
Address: 6825 Norwitch Drive, Philadelphia PA 19153
Just north of the Philadelphia Airport, about a 90-minute drive from the northern intersection of I-695 and I-95 in Maryland
Group rate: $13 per person
VERY IMPORTANT: PLEASE REGISTER ON OR BEFORE THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12 TO RECEIVE THE GWS-MBCA RATE!
About Simeone Demo Days
At the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, you can see, hear, and smell history come to life through these magnificent machines. Demo Day events are typically held twice a month on Saturdays from around 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
GWS-MBCA Saturday, October 28
Demo Day Theme - “Salon: Euro Performance Match-Up”
Here’s your chance to see some terrific cars run at speed, and tour an absolute gem of an automobile collection with more than 75 select racing sports cars exemplifying “The Spirit of Competition.”
Featured Cars During the GWS Visit:
1936 Bugatti Type 57 Atalante
1953 Jaguar XK150 FHC
Here's our plan:
10:00 a.m. Museum opens; GWS members will tour the museum first.
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Demo Day program starts with “Scrutineering” where you learn about the aforementioned featured cars.
Then we'll go outside and see them all drive at speed!
In the event of inclement weather, Demo Day will be held indoors.
Please check the museum homepage for any last-minute changes or weather updates.
Special thanks to GWS member John C. Gates for championing this event!