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America's Packard Museum - The Citizens Motorcar Co.

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Address: 420 S Ludlow St, Dayton, OH 45402
Phone Number: 937 226 1710
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Times turns back when you walk in...

What an impressive collection...the building was the original dealership and repair shop that has now been converted to a museum showcasing all the great Packard history and the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

What an impressive collection...the building was the original dealership and repair shop that has now been converted to a museum showcasing all the great Packard history and the story of how they came to be and what made them such an iconic figure in automotive history. For just a couple bucks a person the guide was very informative, the cars... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I don't know how I never knew this was in Dayton but I was impressed. With an affordable admission, its a great place to go browse around. Lots of neat history and beautiful cars, even not being a car buff. Fun place to take friends or family.

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Dayton, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I had a great time at this museum. The admission is 8 dollars, but with a military ID its only 5 dollars. I was about to use my debit card but the employee said he would have to do it the old way and call in the charge...so bring cash! He was very nice and didn't do a tour but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We had a group tour. The guides were so knowledgeable. The cars are so beautiful. Well worth the trip downtown.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

A little hard to find and not in the best section of Dayton but I highly recommend this museum which is inside an original Packard dealership. So along with all the great cars, you get to go back in time with the dealership also; sales rooms, service and parts desk, etc. Price is very reasonable. Plenty of free on-street parking.... More 

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Newport News, Virginia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

My husband and I visited America's Packard Museum and thoroughly enjoyed our tour with the very knowledgeable docent. It is a must for car buffs and even fans of early 20th century history in the US. Its great!

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West Alexandria, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I was blown away..this is definitely a hidden gem in Dayton. The staff was so personable, helpful and patient.Our trip consisted of 10 senior citizens, some with limited mobility and confusion. The staff made them feel so welcomed and appreciated, I can say enough to praise their efforts. The museum is wonderful. I plan to visit again.

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Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The Citizens Motor Car Company now known as AMERICA’S PACKARD MUSEUM in Dayton, Ohio is a window onto an elegant motoring era in American life. The camel-colored brick facility on the corner of South Ludlow Street is actually a restored Packard Dealership originally built in 1917 and now functioning as a museum. It was the vision and brain-child of a... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Gorgeous old Packards, beautifully maintained. Personal tours by knowledgeable and friendly docents. A cheerful and enjoyable visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Beautiful cars; wonderful history; a swath of Americana from the turn of the last century to its middle, this museum has it all! Though I'm a "gearhead", my wife isn't, but each lovely car here turned her head as well as mine. Some of the loveliest examples of automotive art ever built are here! The setting is marvelous as well,... More 

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