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American Muscle Car Museum
Established 2016
Location 3500 Sarno Road
Melbourne, Florida
Type Automobile
Key holdings Muscle cars
Collection size 250 vehicles
Founder Mark Pieloch

The American Muscle Car Museum is a private non-profit museum in Melbourne, Florida. The museum is not open to the general public. Instead, the museum is used for fundraising events to for charity. This 123,000 square foot facility displays over 250 muscle cars, many considered rare versions. The collection belongs to Mark Pieloch and the estimated worth is 32 million dollars. Pieloch has collected cars since 1974, and the models in the museum start from 1955, with many from the 1969-70 period.

The museum includes a conservation area to restore cars. The facility is a "green building" to include 100% power from solar energy using 1,200 solar panels.

In addition to automobiles, the collection includes vintage balloon tire bicycles, auto related neon signs, antique gas pumps, jukeboxes, pedal cars, vintage soda coolers, motorcycles.

The museum has conducted several fundraisers for charitable causes, including selling valuable cars from the collection and donating the proceeds.

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