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National Automobile Museum

10 S Lake St, Reno, NV 89501
775 333 9300
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Ranked #1 of 70 attractions in Reno
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums
Description: Offering more than 224 vehicles on display, this museum contains one of the greatest car collections anywhere.
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San Jose, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Something interesting to do in Reno... Wouldn't go out of my way for this... It was fun taking pics with the cars and they had one you could actually climb into.

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Bloomfield, Connecticut
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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Harrah's auto collection is presented at this museum. It has a great layout. Alot of variety and history. I'm not a car buff; but, I can understand how and why people become fascinated by cars. I would return again. I'm sure I missed alot and would see new things on a second or third visit.

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Sacramento, CA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

What a surprising place to find in Reno!!! Great collection of cars (many of which I had never heard of), the displays were wonderful (loved the period idea rather than just throwing a bunch of cars in a warehouse). We were there for 1 1/2 to 2 hours and had we not been so tired, could have spent some more... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

What an amazing collection of cars. All the cars are in such excellent condition. Spend nearly 2 hours just looking around. The way the place is set up with cars of different time periods is a good idea. Well worth a visit for any car enthusiast.

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California Hot Springs, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Had a good time, recommend it! Cars were so well made back than, why can't they still make them that way! Very. Cheap too. :)

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Santa Cruz, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Lots of well-kept cars on display including some unique ones. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Most of the cars are from the pre-war era, and nearly all are road cars, though there are some race cars, trucks and military vehicles. Plenty of interesting lore to go with many of the models. This is a great way to spend a few hours... More

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Surrey, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This museum is very well designed and maintained. The staff are very friendly and knowledgeable. The automobiles on display are meticulously refurbished and cared for. There are theme streets to showcase the vehicles in their periods. I was totally in awe of huge collection of the beautiful work of art of the past. This place must be on the bucket... More

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Sparks, Nevada
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5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I remember visiting the huge old Harrah's Automobile Museum when it was in Sparks years ago. This Auto Museum appears to have taken possession of some of the better vehicles that were once on display at the old Harrah's auto museum. I was hoping for more vehicles, but what is on display is interesting.

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Orlando, Florida
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128 reviews 128 reviews
27 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Upon arrival, I was expecting to find a spartan warehouse full of historical vehicles but I was pleasantly surprised by the amount of effort to add other historical elements such as paintings, pictures, old advertising, mock displays, media, and so forth to put these amazing vehicles in perspective of the times they came from as well. Most of the vehicles... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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122 reviews 122 reviews
12 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I was there for a business function with an excellent buffet dinner. It was an unusual and exciting place for such a function. With several rooms to explore and thoughtfully laid out routes to travel, it took at least an hour to explore. This would be longer with the guided tours which certainly add value in understanding the history of... More

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