THE SHELBY MUSEUM & CORNER CAFE
These two beacons of Shelby heritage host a vast collection of culture beside the world famous Las Vegas Speedway. They provide a core for the Shelby lifestyle have become must-see desinations for fans and enthusiasts from around the world. Rare cars, historic racers, and one-of-a kind memorabelia fill these hot spots with life and history.
THE SHELBY MUSEUM
This very modern museum is located very near the famed Las Vegas Speedway, where Shelby’s test drivers put performance cars through their paces. It's a one-of-a-kind showcase for the man and machines that revolutionized racing in America. The Shelby Museum attracts fans from around the world who share a passion for performance cars and the Shelby legend. The famed collection, known as The Shelby American Collection, represents the rich race heritage of Shelby American and has on display some of the most famous Shelby American cars ever built. This is made possible through the generosity of many Shelby owners and collectors. The museum is also host to displays of period correct automobilia, tools, and tributes to the greats.
The Shelby museum, which is located on the Shelby Automobiles campus at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, was extensively renovated this year. From CSX2000, the first Cobra, to the latest Ford Shelby GT500 “Super Snake” and the first Ford GT prototype, the museum celebrates the life and cars of Carroll Shelby. It was expanded to 11,000 square feet to encompass interactive displays, exhibits of historic and current Shelby cars, a museum gift shop and library. Dubbed “the Shelby Archive Center”, this library provides public access to records, data and memorabilia from Mr. Shelby’s racing career, as well as the official Shelby Registry that documents all of the vehicles built by his companies since 1962 .
THE SHELBY CORNER CAFE
Now, with the opening of the Shelby Corner Café, fans can relax over breakfast or lunch after visiting the museum. The Café is brimming with Shelby memorabilia and performance car magic. Casual, yet set in the midst of pure racing excitement, the Shelby Café serves the public as well as Shelby drivers and crew and, of course, Carroll Shelby himself.
When asked about the Café, CEO of Shelby Autos, Amy Boylan comments "From the museum to the road course at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, this campus represents all aspects of the Shelby lifestyle. It’s a place to honor our glorious past while focusing on our bright future with cars that stir the soul."