The Curator's Vault

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  • 2014
  • 1 Season

"The Curator's Vault" (2014) is a documentary about automobile museums around the world. As the title suggests, it provides a behind-the-scenes look at the museums, which include the Porsche Museum in Germany and the Blackhawk Museum in California which is known for its collection of concept cars. Each episode showcases a different museum. The show also describes items related to cars, like the history of the gasoline pump.

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ACD Museum
13. ACD Museum
November 24, 2014
The only museum located in an original factory and showroom from the 1930s. This is the legendary Auburn, Cord, Duesenberg, museum.
Louwman
12. Louwman
November 24, 2014
We visit the leading automotive museum in the Netherlands. Featuring some very unusual marks unique to Europe, such as the Spyker.
LeMay Museum
11. LeMay Museum
November 24, 2014
Touted as "Americas Car Museum" located near Seattle, this showcases part of the largest collections in the world. Dedicated not to the exclusive brands, but more to the cars we recall from our youth or cars that our fathers and grandfathers owned.
Gilmore
10. Gilmore
November 24, 2014
This is by far the most unique automobile museum in the US. Located on 90 acres, its literally a small village dedicated to Americas love of the motorcar.
BMW
9. BMW
November 24, 2014
Back to Germany, this time in Munich we tour the world of BMW. Located at the center of the BMW universe is this incredible display of cars dedicated to the legendary brand as well as that of Rolls Royce, now owned by the Bavarian Motor Works.
National Automobile Museum
8. National Automobile Museum
November 24, 2014
In Reno, Nevada is the formerly famed Harrah Collection. This was one of the most important collections in the world and the prime center of this collection is still on display here for all to enjoy.
The Mercedes-Benz
7. The Mercedes-Benz
November 24, 2014
If there is only one stop you have time for in Stuttgart, it must be the Mercedes Museum. The 9 story building the museum is housed in is a wonder to itself, costing over $1 Billion to build before the first exhibit was even installed.
Nethercutt Part II
6. Nethercutt Part II
November 24, 2014
Our tour of the Nethercutt Collection continues. Home to not only numerous rare classic cars but also a floor of famous hood ornaments and one of the largest orchestrians in the world.
Nethercutt Part I
5. Nethercutt Part I
November 24, 2014
The Nethercutt Collection is home to not only numerous rare classic cars but also a floor of famous hood ornaments and one of the largest orchestrians in the world.
Cite De L'Automotive Museum
4. Cite De L'Automotive Museum
November 24, 2014
Visit the Schlumpf Collection in France where perhaps the most important collection of true European "survivors" sit today.
Porsche Museum
3. Porsche Museum
November 24, 2014
Travel to Germany to see the amazing architecture of the Porsche Museum and learn about the legendary vehicles it houses.
Peterson Auto Museum
2. Peterson Auto Museum
November 29, 2014
Take a peek inside the vault while visiting the Petersen, a museum focused on the education of the present and historical aspects of cars in American life.
Blackhawk Collection
1. Blackhawk Collection
November 22, 2014
The Blackhawk Collection is a jewel box of color. Learn about some of the greatest concept cars designed while exploring the history of the gasoline pump.
Description

"The Curator's Vault" (2014) is a documentary about automobile museums around the world. As the title suggests, it provides a behind-the-scenes look at the museums, which include the Porsche Museum in Germany and the Blackhawk Museum in California which is known for its collection of concept cars. Each episode showcases a different museum. The show also describes items related to cars, like the history of the gasoline pump.

  • Premiere Date
    November 22, 2014