Scotty's Classic Cars
One of the neatest free attractions in Kansas is Scotty's Classic Car Sales and Museum in Arma, Kansas. The museum and store is just a couple of blocks off of the I-69 By-pass.
Phyllis and Scotty Bitner opened the automobile store & museum after retiring from their Pittsburg automobile dealership in 1999. The focal points of Scotty's are the classic cars which are displayed with mannequins in period clothing, but many people will be just as interested in the toys and automobile related memorabilia from the 1950s and 1960s.
Scotty does the automobile restoration work and often starts from nearly the ground up. It typically takes about a year for him to restore one of of these beauties, so it isn't about making money, but the love of the work and the joy of meeting travelers who love old cars or nostalgia.
Scotty's closed in January of 2011. Except for 8 vehicles, the collection was sold to the Central Texas Museum of Automotive History in Rosanky, Texas. As of April 2012 several vehicles are still for sale.
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