The International Towing & Recovery Hall of Fame & Museum, Inc.


he Hall of Fame portion of the Museum honors individuals who have significantly advanced the industry. There are hundreds of photos throughout the building depicting early tow trucks and the pioneers who used them, including Ernest Holmes Sr, credited with building the first tow truck. Toy tow truck collections with other memorabilia and exhibits related to the industry’s colorful past are also featured. The Museum also includes a theater, a library, and a unique gift shop that sells souvenirs related to the towing and recovery industry. The Learning Center is reserved by various organizations throughout the year. The museum is a non-profit organization. All money and exhibits come exclusively from donations, grants, and gifts from individuals and major industry corporations.The museum hosts tour groups, school trips, and special events. It is recommended that you call 30 days in advance for reservations.

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3315 Broad Street
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37408
United States

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