Current Exhibits

The Need For Speed: Soap Box Derby Racing in High Point

Open through the end of March, 2023

Humans have thrilled and delighted in races of all kinds since the dawn of time. A popular outlet for this need for speed among teenage boys in the mid-20th Century was the soap box derby. High Point participated in this national phenomenon from 1951 - 1972. Take a step back to its heyday and enjoy the ride!

three images of soap box derby race