It’s hard to believe it’s already been three years since the sinkhole disaster took place at the National Corvette Museum, but time does fly.
It was February 12, 2014, when the sinkhole opened up overnight and took a handful of special Corvettes with it, including the one-millionth Corvette ever produced.
Since the disaster, the NCM has seen each of the damaged Corvettes return to the museum, save for a 1962 Corvette that had yet to undergo repairs.
“The ’62 Corvette is the last one that we are committed to restoring, and that hadn’t been restored yet. So, we decided hey, it’s been on display all these years, it’s time to get it fixed back how it was before,” Katie Frassinelli, Marketing and Communications Director for the National Corvette Museum, told local WBKO 13.
The museum will invite guests to take a look at the restoration process when plans are finalized for the 1962 Corvette.
And although the NCM has completely repaired and fixed the flooring inside the Skydome where the sinkhole opened up, the museum houses a sinkhole attraction for guests to take a closer look at what actually happened the day the floor fell in. It wasn’t all so bad, either. The NCM saw attendance rise in 2016, thanks to the sinkhole itself.