The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum, a National Historic Landmark, opened its doors at Noon on Saturday, July 6, 1974. The museum is the former Auburn Automobile Company's national headquarters building, were many of the cars they house were designed and developed.
MSNBC News named the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum one of the 'Top Ten Gearhead Destinations in the United States.' There are over 120 cars ranging from 1894 to 1999 and automotive displays on three floors. The ACD Museum is home to a wealth of historical information pertaining to the Auburn Automobile Company, Duesenberg, Inc., and Cord Corporation. It houses the greatest and most extensive collection of Auburn, Cord, and Duesenberg automobiles in the world, and features the largest exhibit of Duesenberg automobiles on public display on the planet.
On April 8, 2005 the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Facility was designated a National Historic Landmark by Secretary of the Interior, Gale A. Norton. It is the highest designation in the country.The mission of the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum is to preserve, interpret and create passion for Auburn, Cord and Duesenberg automobiles and their heritage of innovation, influence, design and competition while meeting or exceeding the highest museum standards.