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Murphy Auto Museum

2230 Statham Blvd, Oxnard, CA 93033
805-487-4333
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Ranked #13 of 15 attractions in Oxnard
Type: Specialty Museums
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Santa Barbara, CA
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50 reviews 50 reviews
30 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

This is a small museum with different cars from different periods of time. Self-guided although there are docents on site should you have any questions. There are items of clothing from different periods of time on display as well as toys. There is also a big train display set up. You can easily go thru this in an hour. I... More

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Clermont, Florida
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228 reviews 228 reviews
36 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

On the smaller side, about 45 cars. Lots of Packards and some model A's and T's. Until today I never knew they made a 27T.

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Oxnard
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

If the docent has time he will lead you on a personal tour. We enjoyed looking at the cars and motorcycles. The local model train club meets here and has a good display of tracks.

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Dallas, Texas
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71 reviews 71 reviews
11 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

If you like checking out cars definitely check out the museum. A large selection of antique cars and staff is informative. They also had a model train set up in the back if you are in to that. Easy way to spend an hour or so.

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oxnard
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187 reviews 187 reviews
62 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

It is almost like going to church, 3 hours of open mouth, slack jaw beauty. If you like this kind of thing? Put it on your bucket list.

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Oxnard, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

Vintage, hand crafted French and Italian cars, primarily from the 20's and 30's housed in a large building. Advance reservations required. I'm not a car nut but I thoroughly enjoyed the museum because the cars are impeccably restored and displayed in a comfortable setting. The guides at the museum are very knowledgeable about the history of the cars. A great... More

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Edison, New Jersey
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2011

Very nice antique car museum with lots of models dating back to 1903 - many of local vintage with interesting stories. It was fun to walk around. As a bonus they have a large working model train exhibit with some interesting vistas. All in all, a lot of fun.

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Montrose, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

These fine cars are all operational - a beautiful display of classics!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2011

A nice older gentleman meets you at the door and gives you some valuable information in the lobby. From there you go into a larger area and are free to inspect the privately owned collection. Fun way to spend an hour or two!

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