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Icons: Cars that Drove Our Imagination

2080 Pan American Plaza, San Diego, 92101
Cost: $6 - $12

The San Diego Automotive Museum in Balboa Park is proud to announce the opening of its new exhibit, Icons: Cars that Drove Our Imagination. The exhibit will run until June 1, 2019. Icon: A person or object that is revered. Iconic vehicles set new standards in technology, design, and popularity, inspiring deep feeling and esteem in their adherents. In some cases, a vehicle becomes iconic for its accessibility, affordability, reliability and endearment to the masses. The Volkswagen Bug, for example. Certain models are etched in the public psyche for what they brought to the industry. The Porsche 356, Chevy Corvette, and the Ford Mustang are such vehicles. Pop culture movies, books, and television also generate icons. Steve McQueen’s 1968 Mustang from the movie Bullitt and the custom “Captain America” Harley Davidson Chopper from the movie Easy Rider, for example. And who hasn’t looked at a DeLorean and contemplated going Back to the Future?

When

Ongoing until Saturday, June 1, 2019

Hours

Sundays, 10am-5pm
Mondays, 10am-5pm
Tuesdays, 10am-5pm
Wednesdays, 10am-5pm
Thursdays, 10am-5pm
Fridays, 10am-5pm
Saturdays, 10am-5pm
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