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National Automobile Museum

Address: 10 S Lake St, Reno, NV 89501
Phone Number: 775 333 9300
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Ranked #1 of 138 things to do in Reno
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty museums, Museums
Owner description: Offering more than 224 vehicles on display, this museum contains one of the greatest car...
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Type: Specialty museums, Museums
Owner 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Visited this place with my teen son, he had a great time to read throughout all the information. We actually stayed there almost 3 hrs. Lots of antique cars collection and in great condition. Information are very clear. Worth for the visit even you are not into cars.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Even if you are not into cars these will be of interest. It is like a trip back into time, think Downton Abbey cars, what must it have been like. This is a great little side attraction to send an hour or so while in Reno. Recommended.

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Reno, Nevada
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5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

I couldn't think of a better place for viewing beautiful old cars and some motorcycles. They've done a fantastic job recreating old-time streets and buildings. Maybe there are places with more cars, but not with this ambience and on the river,too. There is an amphitheater and a gift shop. I especially like going there for special events and fundraisers.

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Reno, Nevada
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5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Vintage cars are just not my thing but it is my husband's. So when my uncle and husband wanted to go, we (gals) went reluctantly along but what a fascinating museum. Excellent exhibits with hand held devises to listen to each car or only the ones you are interested in.

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Reno, NV
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is a great little spot to visit. If you were lucky enough to see the original Harrah's Automobile Museum in its old location, does not compare. Having seen the original as a child many times when we came to town to visit, I was never impressed with the new until I saw it through the eyes of someone who... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is a great place to visit. My wife and I enjoyed the diorama style of display. Nice collection.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Great collection of classic cars! Anyone who worked for the auto industry will be delighted with the display. Don't miss it!

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The whole family can spend a couple of hours strolling among the cars. Very interesting and fun place even if your not into old cars

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I brought my 12 and 14 year old kids and spent a few hours wandering around and reading. It's available for special events and birthday parties which would be a lot of fun!

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Monticello, Illinois
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you would like to step away from the gambling (or vacation) for a afternoon I highly recommend visiting the National Automobile Museum! This is one of the finest collections of automobiles I have seen all under one roof. A nice walk from downtown along the Reno riverwalk will get you there. The core of the collection belonged to Bill... More 

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