Carroll Shelby Museum and Factory Tours

 

An amazing car museum and tour, it's difficult to believe it's free!

Shelby American Logo

Where:

Shelby American
6405 Ensworth St.
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Phone: Toll Free - 844.9SHELBY (844-974-3529)

When:

Monday - Saturday:9:30 am - 6 pm
Sunday10 am - 4 pm
Guided Tour Times:
Mon-Fri 10:30am and 1:30pm
Saturday 10:30am
No Guided Tours Sundays

Cost: FREE!

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Page updated: October 15, 2015

As with all museums, this one is filled with beautiful art. The art of automobiles. This is a fantastic free attraction especially if you are a car enthusiast. Located at the entrance of the Las Vegas Motor Speedway this museum is a must-see.

Shelby American is open to the public and provides a tours of its museum and production facilities. Shelby has been producing custom muscle cars since the sixties and continues to do so at its Las Vegas facilities. The museum is constantly changing with a different selection of cars to admire. The lineup of cars may feature the first Cobra CSX2000 to prototypes of the Series 1, Shelby GT-H, Terlingua, GT500KR, and others.

Texan born, Carroll Shelby (1923-2012) was a man of many talents with a deep love for performance cars. Shelby was an American automotive designer, race driver and entrepreneur. In the 1950’s he raced for Aston Martin and Maserati teams. He competed in Formula One. He co-drove an Aston-Martin DBR1 in the 24 Hours of Le Mans which raced to victory. Later in years he had successful career in developing performance cars for Ford, Dodge and Oldsmobile. So whenever you hear a car with the name Shelby attached to it, you know Carroll Shelby had a hand in it.

Guests can visit the museum anytime of the day without needing to take the tour. However, the tour is absolutely free and provides a great insight to the cars of the past. No reservations or registration is required.

Shelby Daytona Cobra CoupeCars inside the Carroll Shelby MuseumOld picture of Carroll Shelby in a race car