One of the finest motor vehicle collections in the south

The Tour

The Coker Museum is located inside World Famous Honest Charley Speedshop. Inside you will find vintage cars, hot rods, motorcycles, trucks, buses, airplanes, rare engines, and memorabilia. You will also be able to view our working woodshop, fabrication area, paint booth, and machine shop. There is almost always a vehicle being built in one of these areas.

Our History

The Coker Museum houses Corky Coker's personal collection. Corky grew the collection during his carrier at Coker Tire. With over 100 vintage cars, motorcycles, trucks, buses, and even 3 airplanes hanging overhead, there is something for everyone. Our events can have as many or as few of the vehicles as you would like.

Tom Bertino, Jr


Great museum. Great cars and motorcycles. Well worth the trip. See inside the machine shop and the wood shop. Cool antique races cars. Plus the building itself is very cool. Corky gave us a walk through on one of his own cars being built. Great place to visit.

Tessa Mendoza Cruz


Great gem even for non-car enthusiasts!

Fred Oettinger


This was a fantastic experience. The staff were great, explaining the history and significance of the museum, the owners, and the cars and bikes in the museum. Everything was in tip top condition and you could tell the place is run with a love for motoring/driving. I'd say about 30-40 min to walk through and look at everything, well worth it!

Frequently Asked Questions

We want to assist you by taking out the unknown while you’re considering our event space. If you have additional questions we’re happy to help, just fill out the form below and we’ll get in touch with you soon.

We are located downtown in Chattanooga’s historic southside. We are next to the Chattanooga convention center, the Staybridge hotel, and the Chattanoogan.


Regular Hours – Currently, we are open Wednesday – Saturday 10 am to 4 pm.   Group tours may be scheduled in advance for Monday and Tuesday.

Holiday Hours – We are closed on most Federal holidays.


General Admission is $14* per person.

Discounts available with valid ID*

Yes! We offer special pricing...

  • Seniors, first responders, active duty military & veterans, college students - $12 each (ID required)
  • Children ages 5-12 - $8.00 each
  • Children 4 and under are free!

Yes we do! For groups

Group size

Price per person

20 to 39     





It's as long as you would like it to be. The tour is unguided, but everything in our museum is labeled. You'd be challenged to finish without learning something new or seeing something you've never heard of!

Have a group coming through?

We have group rates and would be happy to plan a group tour through the museum. Tell us a little about your group and we'll get back with you! If you're a small party, there's no need to make an appointment, just come on!

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