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Nelson's Garage Car & Motorcycle Museum

Address: 629 Main Street, Deadwood, SD 57732
Phone Number: 605-578-1909
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Ranked #16 of 17 Attractions in Deadwood
Type: Museums
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Owner description: 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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Eden Prairie, MN
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11 reviews 11 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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324 reviews 324 reviews
81 attraction reviews
281 helpful votes 281 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 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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75 reviews 75 reviews
33 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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152 reviews 152 reviews
73 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 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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Clintonville, Wisconsin
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

We made a special trip to this museum because of the advertisements for this museum with James Bonds Austin Martin, Herbie the love bug and the different motorcyles from different icons. We were very disappointed, they had just sold the Austin Martin the week before, and filled the place with more slot machines, REALLY like you need more gambling in... More

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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44 reviews 44 reviews
33 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

Nice to take a break from gambling and check out the vehicles, but due to the smoking ban they reduced the museum area which was small to begin within order to put in a smokers lounge.

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Henderson
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2012

There wasn't much to see. The brochure advertised that Magnum PI's Ferrari was there but it wasn't and there were only two cars there, Jame Bond's car and Herbie's Love Bug. Most of the museum was turned into a slot machine area and a smoking room. Very disappointing. Glad I didn't have to pay any admission fee.

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