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California Automobile Museum

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Address: 2200 Front Street, Sacramento, CA 95818
Phone Number: 916-442-6802
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Description: The mission of the California Automobile Museum is to educate and...
The mission of the California Automobile Museum is to educate and entertain while preserving and promoting the automobile and its influence on our lives. The Museum is open daily from 10am - 6pm (last admission 5pm) and every 3rd Thursday until 9pm.
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Vintage and Classic displays

This museum has a vast display of restored vehicles, including vintage, classic and modern. There were a few original unrestored vintage vehicles as well. Also some early midget... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This museum has a vast display of restored vehicles, including vintage, classic and modern. There were a few original unrestored vintage vehicles as well. Also some early midget, circuit and drag cars. Well priced entry.

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Mission BC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We were quite impressed by this museum, certainly bigger than we expected. There is lots to see from the late 1800's on up. Everything from Stanley Steamers to race cars and a one of a kind hand built RV (a must see).

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I have oil for blood so yes this car collection is a great place, they have revolving shows and displays meant to teach young people about the history of the automobile.

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San Diego
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Has an extensive number of vehicles, many of which were unique. the downside was no air conditioning, just a few big fans, and I nearly passed out from the heat. Recommend going on a cool day.

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

If you like cars . . . this is the place to see the history of automobiles from the unique to the posh a very rare treat to see all in one place. If you are out and about with your car guy I suggest a nice stroll through old town for you and ending with the day with the... More 

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Davis, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Not only does the California Automobile Museum have an amazing collection of historic vehicles, they also display travelling exhibits of theme-related cars and trucks from times past. If you love classic cars, from the 20s to the 80s, this is a must-see!

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Reno NV
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Great selection of automobiles and very knowledgeable docents. However, the building lack air conditioning and can be unbearably hot during the summer.

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Los Altos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Talk about eclectic! The variety of cars and related information is fantastic. This is a warehouse atmosphere where you can wander at will. Well worth a visit for those who appreciate cars.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Well maintained Cars. Some you may never have seen before. Some are models that your family may have owned while you were younger. Some of the cars are ones that I have always wanted and I enjoyed seeing them again.

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Sacramento, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a wonderful museum. Cars displayed nicely. Cars kept in good condition. Openly on display. Brought back many fond memories of days gone by. A nice way to spend couple of hours. Ample parking.

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Address: 2200 Front Street, Sacramento, CA 95818
Phone Number: 916-442-6802
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento

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