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Electric, Steam, or Gasoline: The Past, Present, and Future of Alternative Power

Cleveland History Center

  • Date Thursday, December 12, 2019 - Sunday, April 26, 2020
Cleveland History Center

Visit Cleveland History Center at a discount with CirclePass, University Circle's multi-attraction ticket! The Cleveland History Center houses exhibits that tell the story of Northeast Ohio through items, documents, and artifacts from a variety of collections. Through the use of its... more

Our exhibit, Electric, Steam or Gasoline: The Past, Present, and Future of Alternative Power tells the story of the automobile industry by highlighting where we were, where we are now, and where we need to go. Modern cars like the Chrysler Portal concept are juxtaposed alongside their early 1900 counterparts, when electric cars had their first real heyday. Join us as we explore how companies like Chrysler and Tesla are using technologies from our past to try and rewrite our future.

Contact Info: 216-721-5722


  • Adults – $12.00
  • Seniors (62+) – $10.00
  • Veterans – $9.00
  • College Student (with ID) – $10
  • Children (ages 3-12) – $6.00
  • Children 2 and under – Free
  • WRHS Members – Free
  • Active Military – Free

Electric, Steam, or Gasoline: The Past, Present, and Future of Alternative Power


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