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California Automobile Museum

2200 Front Street, Sacramento, CA 95818
916-442-6802
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Ranked #7 of 92 attractions in Sacramento
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Specialty Museums
Owner description: The mission of the California Automobile Museum is to educate and entertain while preserving and promoting the automobile and its influence on our... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

generous amount of vehicles to see. fun for kids as well if for no other reason than the fire trucks tractors ect.

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5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We took our pre-teens here, and we all had a blast! Don't rush through, lots to see, for all ages! From the very old cars, to the cool racers!

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Young and old, car guys and gear heads along with the non-car enthusiast are in for a treat at the California Auto Museum. The museum chronicles the history of the automobile and it's impact on American life from the early 20th century to present day. New exhibits keep it fresh and interested for future visits. Currently displaying "It’s Electrifying! Alternative... More

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Green Cove Springs, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Be sure to wear comfortable shoes, you could be here all day. I thought my knowledge of classic cars was considerable, but I was wrong. They have a great selection of classic cars in mint condition, some in displays that take you back to the time they were state of the art. The docents were very knowledgeable, some of them... More

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San Rafael, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013 via mobile

I really enjoyed this museum which had a very wide range on cars on display. The admittance cost ($7 adult) is very fair and worth it. It was fairly cold inside on the day we visited so dress appropriately.

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Tombstone, Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

A very diverse collection, from a Model T snowmobile to a Duesenburg, from an 1886 Benz replica to a Willys wagon and even a home built Cadillac Motorhome. A Lamborghini Countach, an Austin-Healy 3000 and a '54 Vette and many '30s, '40s, '50s and '60s American cars. All in all, a very enjoyable museum. The gift shop is reasonably priced.

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Sacramento, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Best for families or car buffs. Not much here, as a stand alone destination. One hour is plenty then off to Old Sacramento for a retail adventure. Really best as venue for fund raisers or other community events.

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Orangevale, California, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

A world-class collection of classic and modern cars; a lot of them with interesting histories. There are knowledgeable and enthusiastic docents to either show you around or just give on-the-spot descriptions. The museum is within very easy reach of Old Sacramento. There is also a snack bar with vintage decor.

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Loomis, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

.Love this museum. Exhibits constantly change. Everyone in our family from the 2 1/2 year old to the 74 year old enjoys visits to this museum. If you like cars this is the place to find out lots of history and untold stories of the Automobile from the very beginning to modern day, from the Model T to the Tesla.

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

The cars are amazing. The guides were so awesome and described each car in great detail. Our visually impaired group was allowed to wear gloves they supplied to touch most of the cars. I was able to even sit in a few and pretend like I was driving again. The experience definitely brought out the kid in me. I had... More

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