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AUBURN — For the first time ever, the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum is offering the public the opportunity for a once-in-a-lifetime experience of riding in an historic Auburn or Cord automobile during the “Father’s Day Classic Car Cruise” on Sunday from 1-4 p.m.

Museum officials said they are excited to offer this opportunity to engage visitors with a unique experience that brings the vehicles to life and to provide a unique way to discover automotive history and innovation firsthand.

“As our mission states, the museum seeks to serve the public by engaging communities in enriched, educational and fun experiences that have enduring impact on diverse audiences,” said Brandon J. Anderson, executive director and CEO of the museum. “We are excited to be able to offer for the first time a way to be a part of the museum, its collection and the history we preserve by taking a cruise in one of the Auburn or Cord vehicles that showcase our history while creating unforgettable memories.”

Participants will be able to choose a ride in a 1931 Auburn 8-98 sedan, 1932 Auburn 8-100 cabriolet, 1935 Auburn 653 sedan, 1935 Auburn 851 sedan or 1936 Cord 810 Beverly sedan for a suggested donation to the museum of $10.

The Father’s Day Classic Car Cruise will begin at the Education & Exhibit Plaza and will drop passengers off at the front doors of the museum after the ride. Advance registration is not required, and rides will be available on of first-come, first-served basis.

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