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Muscle Car Museum Tour; Floyd Garrett’s in Sevierville Tennessee

Floyd Garret Muscle Car MuseumAfter going through the Floyd Garrett Muscle Car Museum in Sevierville, Tennessee I am all charged up to get back working on a project car. There are at least 90 excellent examples in the museum of why we all love muscle cars.

Floyd Garrett is a well known and respected muscle car expert with a fondness for the Chevrolet. However, that has not stopped him from putting together a well rounded collection of all the major brands. With the help of many muscle car collectors he has assembled a magnificent representation of the muscle car.

The collection isn’t limited to just muscle cars but that is certainly were the emphasis is. He also has some high quality race cars, a few classics and even a moonshine runner from the hills of TN.


In fact, Katrina and I got a big kick out of the photo above. It was taken September 31, 1950 somewhere in the hills of Rutherford County in Tennessee. It just so happens our home is located in Rutherford County and we were visiting the Museum on September 31, 2009, 59 years to the day later! When I get time I think I will walk back into the woods behind the house and see if there might be an old still out there.

Floyd Garret Muscle Car Museum

We really enjoyed the Floyd Garrett Muscle Car Museum and even visited it twice in one week and spent more time looking the cars over the second time than we did the first. If you want to see some of our favorite photos from out visit simply, CLICK HERE to go to our web page review of the Museum.

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I grew up and lived in Iowa for a good portion of my life before moving to Southern California. After 20+ years we now live outside Nashville Tennessee. I have been into cars since I was old enough to remember. I don't have a brand loyalty although I do prefer American Muscle especially the 1969/1970 NASCAR Aero Cars. (Check out our other web site at site) As long as it has four wheels and an engine I get excited. Few men are lucky enough to be able to share their passion for cars with the woman they love. Fortunately, my wife, Katriana, is also a gear head and many of our activities revolve around the cars. We have a small collection that includes at least one car from each of the Big Three. It includes a Best of Show winner, a survivor, a driver with lots of patina and several others. Katrina prefers all original cars while I like to modify them so we have a few of each. When we aren't playing with cars we are out working with or showing our miniature donkeys. You can see more about that part of our lives at

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