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Nelson's Garage Car & Motorcycle Museum

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Address: 629 Main Street, Deadwood, SD 57732
Phone Number: 605-578-1909
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Description: See James Bond’s Aston Martin, one of a few in the country, Magnum PI’s...
See James Bond’s Aston Martin, one of a few in the country, Magnum PI’s Ferrari, Smokey & the Bandit Trans Am, Herbie the Love Buy, Rockford Files Firebird, 1969 Yenko Camaro from 2 Fast 2 Furious, a Jeep from the TV show MASH, Evel Knievel's jump bike, John Wayne’s Truck and more. Over 80 movie memorabilia displays. Located in the Celebrity Hotel, downtown Deadwood. Free Admission. Open 7 days an week 7am-9pm year-round. Families welcome!
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WHERE CAN YOU SEE HERBIE THE LOVE BUG? HERE!! LOL!!

Let's make this as painless as possible. The hotel and staff are very nice. The place has some Hollywood memorabilia. They have some clothes worn in some famous movies and some... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2014
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Celebrity Casino/Hotel hosts the Nelson's Garage Car & Motorcycle Museum. Stop in and see all the famous outfits movie stars wore in their hit movies. Free! Ken, the manager at the Celebrity, is a great, friendly person as are the other people who work here. They are one of the few places in Deadwood who have a lot of Keno... More 

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Riverton, Wyoming
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Fun to see the movie items. Loved the Rransformer car and clothes etc. Nice items from a wide range of movies. Less cars than before but more showcase items. Thanks. And it is free.

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Look closely at this photo, because you have just seen about 90% of the attractions here. Ever seen the movie "USED CARS"? This is where they got all of the beauties that were the carstars of that movie. Where else can you see a genuine $50 VW Bug roped off for YOUR protection? Actually pretty typical of what Deadwood has... More 

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Eden Prairie, MN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

There is no Aston or Ferrari or really much of anything. There is a stunt Herbie the love bug and a restored transformers Camaro. Oh and Evel Knevil's motorcycle, but that is in the smoking lounge. Ridiculous that this is even an attraction. Massive disappointment as is the rest of this town.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Let's make this as painless as possible. The hotel and staff are very nice. The place has some Hollywood memorabilia. They have some clothes worn in some famous movies and some not so famous. 3 cars and a motorcycle owned by daredevil Evel Knievel. That's it. The town is 4 blocks long, there really no reason you won't have 10... More 

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Layton, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 316 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

There is only Herbie and a Camaro from transformers. There is a motorcycle in the smoking lounge. This is not a museum!!!

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Kamsack, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

This was a good museum, till it was down size. Not as much there as before, but still good to see.What is left is interesting to see and it doesn't cost a thing.

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Port Huron, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

This is really a casino and not a museum. The collectables are in there to lure you in. But it is free . Herbie is there and the TA from Smokey and the Bandit but not the Austin Martin.A replica of Elvis' clothing. Does not take much time so if you are walking by , might as well stop in.... More 

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Little Falls, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

What do you expect for the price? Interesting enough. Stop and look if your in the area, as usual, in downtown Deadwood it's part of the casino.

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Evansville, Wyoming
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012 via mobile

Free to get in. Small bit the items that are there are very interesting. And real cool to see. Evils personal motorbike. Burt Reynolds 1979 TA , from smokey and the bandit. Jeep from mash. Ect

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