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Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum

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Address: 43224 Highway 141, 135 Hydrange , Concord Nc, Gateway, CO 28027
Phone Number: 970.931.2895
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If you're a car-guy (or gal) ...

And I'm a car guy, been to a lot of museums but this one may top them all with it's unique collection placed in 'galleries' of relevance to time and place. So if your connection... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 11, 2014
doug b
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Greenville, South Carolina
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Greenville, South Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

And I'm a car guy, been to a lot of museums but this one may top them all with it's unique collection placed in 'galleries' of relevance to time and place. So if your connection is very early automotive transportation, the art cars of the Cord era or muscle cars of the 60's, they're here. The centerpiece is a Detroit... More 

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Colorado
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

With more than 50 cars this collection is worth more than $30 million. One of the biggest collections we have ever seen

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Savusavu, Fiji
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74 reviews 74 reviews
7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I've visited a couple of other car museums but this was an exceptionally impressive collection and so nicely presented! Each car was displayed clearly so you could walk around them and usually look inside and with a writeup about its history. Not to be missed and worth the scenic drive over to see!

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arizona
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98 reviews 98 reviews
22 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The museum is located in a resort in Gateway Colorado. It's pretty much in the middle of no where and you need to like high desert which is what you'll see on the drive there. The grounds at the resort are beautiful with a large variety of trees, flowers and colorful shrubs. Even if your not a car buff it... More 

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Hartford, Wisconsin
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114 reviews 114 reviews
51 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I mean it you have to come and see this place, they have a beautiful resort with excellent room and 2 very nice restaurants. But the car museum is AMAZING. They have the only 1954 Oldsmobile F-88 in existence..Every car is one of a kind matching number piece of history. Cars that you may have never seen before and probably... More 

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Pasadena, California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
12 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

An amazing collection of history and these cars are in perfect condition. A must see!! It was hard to leave and I will revisit on my next trip.

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New Braunfels, TX
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We 'found' this museum last year and couldn't wait to return bringing our friends with us. The red rock scenery surrounding the museum and hotel is breathtaking. As you enter the museum, you recognize the wall coverings as the covers of antique road maps. All of the vehicles displayed are in pristine condition and the interiors as well as the... More 

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Hurricane, Utah
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

OK, so last week we made a sweep through western Colorado to take in a couple of auto museums. Second up, after the (disappointingly tacky) Allen Unique Autos collection, was the Gateway Auto Museum, about 60 miles southwest of Grand Junction, CO. The drive alone was worth it. Stunning scenery, twisty curves and blazing red rock formations greeted us along... More 

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San Francisco, California
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84 reviews 84 reviews
17 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I'm not much of a car person, but this place made me one :) It is a beautiful museum with cars for every taste.

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Ripley, Ohio
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65 reviews 65 reviews
23 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We visited the Gateway Auto Museum to see the Oldsmobile F-88 (one and only in the world for $3.24 million) and were thrilled with that and the other great cars from the past. It is a most beautiful museum. The drive to Gateway, Colorado, has most spectacular scenery of red rock. We are thrilled with our entire visit!

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