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Among the nationally renowned artifacts of the Museum are the vehicles in which 20th-century American presidents traveled. You'll find this unique exhibit thoroughly fascinating and truly unforgettable.

Reagan Presidential Limousine
On March 30, 1981, Ronald Reagan took refuge in this limousine's interior to escape would-be assassin John Hinkley's gunfire. Going into service under President Nixon, it is also the car in which President Ford was riding when an attempt was made on his life. This is the last presidential limousine that will be preserved. All presidential cars are now destroyed by the Secret Service for security reasons.

Made: 1972
ID: 92.104.1
Kennedy Presidential Limousine
This is the limousine in which President John F. Kennedy was assassinated that day in Dallas, November 22, 1963.

Made: 1961
ID: 78.4.1
Photo ID: B-90245
Dwight D. Eisenhower "Bubbletop"
This specially-built convertible sedan was the official car for 4 U.S. Presidents. It was first used by President Truman, then Eisenhower who had the plastic bubble top fitted over the tonneau. Presidents Kennedy and Johnson also used the car as a spare until its retirement in 1967.

Lincoln-Mercury Division, Ford Motor Co.
Made: 1950
ID: 67.74.1
Franklin D. Roosevelt Sunshine Special
The Sunshine Special was widely used before and during World War II to chauffeur President Roosevelt in countless public appearances. It began a more-than-50-year run of Lincolns as the "official" White House limousines.

Made: 1939
ID: 50.11.1
Theodore Roosevelt Horse-drawn Brougham
This brougham was used by President Theodore Roosevelt on all official occasions. During the administrations of Taft and Wilson, automobiles came into vogue and the brougham was used by the White House housekeeping department for marketing and other errands.

The last coachman for this vehicle was an African American named Daniel Webster. Webster served as White House coachman from 1913 to 1928, and subsequently as chauffeur for the Model A Ford that finally replaced the brougham.

Made: 1902
ID: 32.372.1