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Connecting Generations: Family-Friendly Activities At Yesterday’s Auto Gallery

December 15, 2023


Embark on an unforgettable journey through time at our classic car gallery in Edmonton. At Yesterday’s Auto Gallery, we believe in weaving together the threads of heritage and innovation, creating an immersive experience that transcends generations.

Our commitment to preserving automotive history extends beyond showcasing stunning classic cars; it encompasses fostering family connections. Discover how our family-friendly activities bring the past alive while creating cherished memories for all ages at the heart of Edmonton’s classic car museum.

Retro Dining Experience

Immerse yourself in an era of nostalgia at Sylv’s Retro Diner, an integral part of our classic car museum experience. Step through the doors and be transported back in time, greeted by the aroma of sizzling hot dogs and the allure of thick, creamy milkshakes.

Sylv’s isn’t just a place to grab a bite—it’s an homage to the vibrant dining culture of the past, with checkered floors, neon lights, and the comforting hum of classic tunes from a jukebox. Families revel in the joy of sharing a meal amid the vintage memorabilia that adorns the walls, creating an ambiance that feels timeless and welcoming.

Whether it’s a post-gallery treat or a planned family outing, Sylv’s Retro Diner adds a layer of charm to your Classic Car Museum visit, making it an experience to savour and remember, perfect for families seeking a blend of nostalgia and culinary delight.

Classic Car Showcase

The Classic Car Showcase within the heart of our classic car museum is a captivating voyage through the annals of automotive evolution. From the sleek lines of a ’50s convertible to the robust engines of muscle cars from the ’60s, each vehicle on display tells a story of innovation, craftsmanship, and an era gone by.

Families wander through the meticulously curated collection, marvelling at the intricate details that defined automotive excellence in their respective times. It’s more than just a display—it’s a journey through decades of automotive evolution, offering a hands-on education in design, technology, and the cultural impact of classic cars.

The Classic Car Showcase isn’t just for enthusiasts; it’s captivating, inviting families to delve into the stories behind these timeless automotive treasures, fostering a shared appreciation across generations.

Gallery Hunt

Embark on an exciting adventure within the Classic Car gallery, where hidden treasures and remarkable stories await discovery. The Gallery Hunt isn’t just a search for iconic automobiles; it’s an immersive exploration that engages visitors of all ages.

Equipped with clues and a map, families traverse the exhibition, unravelling the secrets behind each vintage vehicle. From rare models to unique features, every find sparks curiosity and adds depth to the experience, turning a simple visit into an exhilarating quest for knowledge and history.

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Whether uncovering a hidden gem from the ’20s or marvelling at the innovative designs of the ’70s, the Gallery Hunt transforms a regular museum visit into an interactive and captivating adventure.

Mechanic Classes

Dive into the world of classic car mechanics with our specialized classes offered at the Classic Car Museum. These sessions aren’t just for aspiring mechanics; they’re an opportunity for families to roll up their sleeves and explore the inner workings of these vintage automobiles.

These hands-on workshops are led by experienced instructors, covering everything from engine basics to understanding the intricate mechanics that powered these classic vehicles. Children and adults engage in a practical learning experience, gaining insights into the technology and craftsmanship that defined different automotive eras.

These classes aren’t just educational—they’re a chance for families to bond over a shared fascination for the mechanical marvels that once ruled the roads, fostering a deeper appreciation for the artistry behind these classic cars.

Interactive Family Fun

Beyond the stunning exhibits, the museum hosts a range of other activities tailored for families. From vintage-themed photo booths capturing memorable moments to engaging storytelling sessions that bring the history of classic cars to life, there’s something for everyone.

Families indulge in creativity through classic car-themed crafts or participate in car bingo, fostering friendly competition while learning about different models and features. These activities aren’t just entertainment—they’re gateways to bonding moments, fostering a love for history, design, and innovation that transcends generations.

About Us

Yesterday’s Auto Gallery is a passion project and a testament to an enduring love for classic cars. From its humble origins as a modest collection, it has blossomed into a dedicated gallery with a singular aim: conserving the rich tapestry of automotive history. Our team, bound by an unyielding passion for cars, is driven by the collective goal of imparting this fervour to future generations.

Contact us for private bookings, automobile storage, retail booths, engaging events, and more!

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