Hollywood Star Cars Museum



2015-06-26 11:03:12

The Hollywood Star Cars Museum is an attraction based in Gatlinburg, Tennessee featuring a range of vehicles made famous in films and television shows, along with those formerly owned by celebrities.

About the museum

The museum was opened in 1996, and has over 40 of the most famous cars from film and television.

Many of these vehicles were created by celebrated custom car designer George Barris.

Barris has spent his career building unique vehicles for film and television, and has created some of the most famous television cars including those from shows such as Knightrider, the Munsters, Batman, the Beverly Hillbillies and My Mother the Car.

Attractions and exhibits

Film and television vehicles

Vehicles featured include:

  • Ecto-1 from the 1984 film ;Ghostbusters’
  • The Batmobiles from both the 1960s television series and 'Batman Returns’
  • The 1967 Volkswagen Beetle a.k.a 'Herbie' from Disney’s 'The Love Bug'
  • The DeLorean used in ‘Back to the Future’
  • The ‘Drag-u-la’ from ‘The Munsters’
  • The Beverly Hillbillies Jalopy
  • The General Lee from ‘The Dukes of Hazzard’
  • The 1977 Trans Am from 'Smoky & the Bandit'
  • The 1977 Chevy Camaro, a.k.a ‘Bumblebee’ from Transformers
  • The Flintstone’s Flintmobile
  • The Pontiac Trans-Am, a.k.a Kitt from Kightrider
  • The 1967 Mustang Shelby GT 500 Custom from 'Gone In 60 Seconds'
  • The 1969 Camaro SS Convertible from 'Charlie's Angels'
  • The 1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse from 'The Fast and the Furious'
  • The 1990 Chevrolet Lumina NASCAR Stock Car from 'Days of Thunder'
  • The Harley Davidson Softail Fatboy used in 'Terminator 2'
  • The Triumph Speed Triple Motorcycle used in 'MI:2'

Celebrity vehicles

The museum also features cars owned by celebrities including:

  • A 1976 Lincoln Continental Mark IV owned by Elvis Presley
  • A 1953 Buick Skylark owned by Bob Hope
  • A 2000 Lamborghini Diablo VT Roadster owned by Mike Tyson
  • A 1997 Cadillac D’Elegance owned by Dolly Parton
  • A 1955 Ford Thunderbird owned by former Beach Boys member Dennis Wilson
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