Take a deep dive into the history of our 1921 Sun Oil Station and its gas pumps on this episode of Boyertown Museum web series Motor Mouth!

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Below is a sampling of some of the extraordinary vehicles, memorabilia, and exhibits that make up our museum. Of course, the only way to see it all is to come to visit!

Photo Credit: Pam Baumann

In addition to dozens of road vehicles, the Boyertown Museum also counts related literature and memorabilia amongst its collections. Also popular are two examples of roadside architecture: our 1938 Fegely’s Reading Diner and a 1921 Sunoco gas station.

Visiting the Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles is a truly unique experience because the Museum buildings themselves are historic. The main gallery of the Boyertown Museum is in the former main factory building of the Boyertown Auto Body Works. From 1926 until 1990, the Boyertown Auto Body Works manufactured truck bodies for commercial and government use. Some of those trucks are now on display in the Boyertown Museum – in the very building in which they were designed and constructed.

Photo Credit: Pam Baumann

Photo Credit: Valerie Hoffman

In addition, the original 1872 Jeremiah Sweinhart Carriage Factory, where vehicle building began in Boyertown, still stands and is part of the Museum complex. 

The Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles proudly presents a dynamic exhibit of the reconstructed blacksmith forge and early belt-driven machine shop of the Jeremiah Sweinhart Carriage Factory, along with a display of buggies and wagons built right here in the Carriage Works.

Check out our Upcoming Events page for dates the Carriage Factory will be open.