- National Corvette Museum
The National Corvette Museum showcases the Chevrolet Corvette, an American sports car that has been in production since 1953. It is located in Bowling Green, Kentucky, off Interstate 65's Exit 28. It was constructed in 1994 and opened to the public in September of that year. The museum is located only a quarter mile from the Bowling Green Assembly Plant, where Corvettes have been made since 1981. Public tours of the assembly plant are available.
Corvette meet-ups are also held at or near the plant.
Hall of Fame
The museum also sponsors the Corvette Hall of Fame for individuals who have been involved with the Corvette automobile and made significant contributions in their respective fields. Each year, between 2 and 4 persons are inducted into this select group.
Honorees Year Name Name Name Name Name Name 1998 Bill Mitchell Harley Earl Larry Shinoda Joe Pike Ed Cole Zora Duntov 1999 Jim Perkins Dave McLellan Dick Guldstrand 2000 John Fitch Dick Thompson Jerry Palmer 2001 Gibson Hufstader Joseph Spielman Betty Skelton 2002 John Cafaro James Jeffords Myron Scott 2003 Noland Adams Robert Morrison 2004 Ray Battaglini Darrel Bowlin Jon Brookmyer Dan Gale Terry McManmon 2005 Chip Miller Randy Wittine Don Yenko 2006 David Hill John Lingenfelter Gary Mortimer 2007 Doug Hooper Gordon Killebrew Carl Renner 2008 Allan Barker Don Barker Reeves Callaway Maurice Olley 2009 Duane Bohnstedt Tony De Lorenzo Gerald Thompson John Hinckley 2010 Type 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 3-box coupe C2 C3 C5 Fastback coupe Col. Ed. C4 C5 C6 Convertible C1 C2 C3 C4 C5 C6 Performance Fuel Injection Big Block ZR-1 LT4 Z06 Z06 L84 Big Block LT1 ZR1 Motorsports: Grand Sport • GTP • C5-R • C6.R Bowling Green, Kentucky Subject areas Attractions Industry Education Sports NewspapersThe Daily News • Park City Daily News
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