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$15 M James Bond cars @ Dezer Collection

By on February 1, 2013

Owned by developer Michael Dezer, the 250,000-square-foot venue houses Dezer’s $140 million car collection, which includes notable items like the 1948 Ford “Greased Lightning” from Grease, the 1959 Cadillac “Ecto 1” from Ghostbusters, and the 1981 DeLorean “time machine” from Back to the Future, along with an expansive collection of submarines, airplanes, boats, and cars from the James Bond movies.

The Dezer Collection Museum transports guests back in time to the inception of one of mankind’s greatest inventions — the automobile. Featuring cars spanning the decades and dating back to  the turn of the 20th century, the museum’s American Classics exhibition highlights the manufacturers, early technological features and custom models that shaped our country’s automotive industry into what it is today.

Spanning the 100-year history of the automobile, the Dezer Collection Museum highlights the notable international manufacturers who played a role in the evolution of the automobile with restored vintage automobiles from over a dozen countries, all showcased in detailed dioramas.

One of Hollywood’s leading film franchises, the James Bond series wouldn’t have been the same without the cars, guns and gadgets utilized on-screen by the beloved secret agent. Constituting one of the largest collections of James Bond props and vehicles in the world, the Dezer Collection’s James Bond exhibition is valued at over $15 million and includes a fascinating array of automobiles, motorcycles, submarines, airplanes, helicoptors, boats, and snow mobiles. The collection is home to the golden gun itself, a T-55 Soviet tank featured in the 1995 Bond film Goldeneye, a BD-5 Microjet, and six Aston Martins, among many other props.  Our James Bond museum will also showcase vehicles from the Ian Flemming foundation.

The Dezer Collection Museum’s Hollywood Cars of the Stars exhibition showcases over 80 vehicles that played a leading role in some of Hollywood’s most celebrated films and television shows of all time. A must-see attraction, the Cars of the Stars exhibition includes motor bikes, aircrafts, boats, and even a submarine from blockbuster hits such as the Dukes of Hazzard; The Bevery Hillbillies; Grease; Miami Vice; Ghostbusters; Knight Rider; Starsky & Hutch; Harry Potter; Chitty Chitty Bang Bang; The Munsters; The Great Race; Magnum P.I.; and Back to the Future. The exhibition also features numerous original vehicles from the Batman movies.

The museum’s Hollywood car favorites include:

  • 1948 Ford “Grease Lightning” from Grease
  • 1959 Cadillac “Ecto-1” from Ghostbusters
  • 1981 Delorean “Time Machine” from Back to the Future
  • Mach 5 Speed Racer from Speed Racer Enterprises
  • Miami Vice Ferarri
  • Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

In addition to the museum, the Dezer Collection has

  • an Indoor playground, huge arcade for kids, Mon-Friday 10am to 6pm
  • event and party space
  • provides rental cars to film industry or special occasions
  • The Batman Lounge
  • an Electric Vehicle Museum & Shop
  • 50’s Diner with jukebox playing American classics
  • an indoor drive-in theater, where guests can watch movies on the big screen while relaxing in the back seat of a Chevy.

DEZER COLLECTION, 2000 NE 146 Street, North Miami 33181   |   305-354-7680

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