Our Awards and Accolades

The National Association of Automobile Museums awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for individual contributions to the auto museum profession to William E. Swigart, Jr. in 2004. Only two others share this prestigious honor: Henry Ford and William F. Harrah.

The William E. Swigart, Jr. Automobile Museum's Tucker "Tin Goose" was selected as the fifth car to be inducted into the Historical Vehicle Association. To read more about our induction click here

National Association of Automobile Museums "NAAMY Awards" to further promote professionalism in automotive museum management and promotion:

    2016.....Second Place - E-Newsletter Design

    2015.....Second Place - E-NewsLetter

    2014.....First Place - Books and Catalogs

    2013.....Third Place - Interpretive Exhibits

    2012.....Third Place - Interpretive Exhibits

    2010.....First Place - Veteran Studebaker Category at the Radnor Hunt Concours d'Elegance 2010

    2008.....First Place - Web Design (awarded March 2010)

    2007.....First Place - Film and Video

    2006.....First Place - Student Choice

    2006.....Second Place - Events and Public Promotions

    2005.....First Place - Educational Program

    2004.....First Place - Educational Material: "Magnetic Poetry" Reading Program

    2003.....Third Place - Publications: Car Handouts

    2003.....Second Place - Collateral Materials: Car Handouts

    2002.....First Place - Events: Host of Tucker Convention

    2001.....First Place - Collateral Materials: Brochure

2010 - Radnor Hunt Concours d'Elegance 2010 held September 10th through the 12th, near Malvern, PA. The exhibition showcased the coachwork of Pininfarina, the history of Studebaker automobiles, and honored Triumph motorcycles. The William E. Swigart Automobile Museum and Pat Swigart were asked to exhibit our 1908 Studebaker Electric car. We are very pleased to announce our car was awarded First Prize in the Veteran Studebaker Category.

2007 - 1936 Duesenberg exhibited at the Meadowbrook Concours D'Elegance and Pebble Beach Concours D'Elegance.

Listed in Great Car Collections of the World.

Named one of the 10 best large auto museums in the United States by Car Collector magazine.

Participation in some of the most prestigious automobile shows, including annual invitations to the Gran Feria Autos Antiquos D'Puerto Rico.

The 49th Swigart Meet is Saturday August 11th, 2018


William E. Swigart, Jr. Automobile Museum

12031 William Penn Highway (Physical)
PO Box 214 (Mailing)
Huntingdon, PA 16652
814.643.0885 - Telephone
814.643.2857 - Fax
Business Office 814.643.2024



Daily Hours:

The Museum is open daily, May 26th through October 31st.
    Sunday: 10:00a until 5:00p
    Monday: 10:00a until 5:00p
    Tuesday: 10:00a until 5:00p
    Wednesday: 10:00a until 5:00p
    Thursday: 10:00a until 5:00p
    Friday: 10:00a until 5:00p
    Saturday: 9:00a until 5:00p
    * Weekends only after Oct. 14th

The 2018 Swigart Meet will be held August 11th, 2018

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