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.
National Association of Automobile Museums "NAAMY Awards" to further promote professionalism in automotive museum management and promotion:
2014.....First Place - Books and Catalogs
2013.....Third Place - Interpretive Exhibits
2012.....Thrid Place - Interpretive Exhibits at the NAAM Meeting
2010.....First Place - Veteran Studebaker Category at the Radnor Hunt Concours d'Elegance 2010
2008.....First Place - Web Design at the NAAM Meeting (awarded March 2010)
2007.....First Place - Film and Video at the NAAM Meeting
2006.....First Place - Student Choice at the NAAM Meeting
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.
William E. Swigart, Jr. Automobile Museum12031 William Penn Highway (Physical)
PO Box 214 (Mailing)
Huntingdon, PA 16652
814.643.0885 - Telephone
814.643.2857 - Fax
Visiting Hours:The Museum is open daily, Memorial Day weekend through October 31.
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 6:00p
Saturday: 10:00a until 5:00p
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