World of SpeedFollow
27490 SW 95th Avenue
Wilsonville, OR 97070
Located in Wilsonville, Oregon, The World of Speed is an educational museum featuring historic racecars, boats and motorcycles that tell the story of motorsports culture. Through interactive exhibits and hands on activities, the World of Speed offers visitors a behind the scenes view of the racing world. It encompasses many aspects of motorsports, including drag racing, road racing, land speed racing, motorcycle racing, open wheel, NASCAR and hydroplanes.
Much of the museum’s focus and content comes from its origins in the Pacific Northwest, including the
history of local tracks, like the Woodburn Drag Strip, Jantzen Beach and Portland International
Raceway, and local racing luminaries like legendary Indy race car builder Rolla Vollstedt.
The museum is funded by income from sponsorships, foundations, admissions, corporate and individual
memberships, and from events held at the museum. World of Speed is a 501(c)(3) public charity.
World of Speed is an Educational Museum featuring historic race cars, boats and motorcycles that tell the story of motorsports culture.
Through interactive exhibits and hands-on activities, World of Speed offers visitors a behind-the-scenes view of the racing world. The museum encompasses many aspects of motorsports, including drag racing, road racing, land speed racing, motorcycle racing, open wheel, NASCAR and hydroplanes. Visit World of Speed’s special exhibits like the Daytona Display, Wall of Sound, Oregon Sidewinders display, 3 Race Car Simulators and much more! Be sure to check out the World of Speed Archive Room which holds a wide collection of racing memorabilia, artifacts and research materials.
World of Speed's educational programs inspire kids, teens and adults to become involved in the motorsports industry. The museum provides a rich learning environment and programs based on a STEM and career-technical approach that inspire and educate.