Vintage snowmobile museums, like old sleds themselves, are rare. But when you find one—and an excellent one at that—it’s worth telling your friends about. Here are some of the top snowmobile museums in Canada and America that have us asking, “Have you seen THIS!?”
Military vehicles and old snowmobiles comprise Miracle of America Museum
“Visitors from around the world rave about the museum.” — Gil Mangels
Miracle of America Museum in Polson, Montana, contains vintage snowmobile items dating back to the 1940s that have been procured by founder Gil Mangels.
A history of Western Canada’s most obscure snowmobile brand: SNO SCOOT
Sno Scoots were made in Calgary, Alberta, for three years, from 1965 to 1967
Valdi Stefanson, vintage snowmobile collector and reconditioner, details how Calgary-made Sno Scoots came to be and their doomed drawbacks.
The owner of Lorne’s Vintage Sleds has “a crazy passion for old sleds”
Yama-holy cow! Lloydminster has a whole lot of old snowmobiles
Lorne Larson, owner of Lorne’s Vintage Sleds in Lloydminster, Alberta, has a snowmobile collection of 140 classic sleds on display.
And remember, we’d like to hear from YOU, especially if you have a vintage sled (or museum) worth talking about. Tell us about it!