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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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Great venue for a party

We recently attended a retirement party - a catered event - for close personal friends held at the Packard Museum . . . the full deal . . . semi-formal dress code, hors d'oeuvres... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Kettering, Ohio
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Kettering, Ohio
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We recently attended a retirement party - a catered event - for close personal friends held at the Packard Museum . . . the full deal . . . semi-formal dress code, hors d'oeuvres, open bar (with locally sourced craft beers), light DJ music, and 80 plus family and friends of the retirees. It was an amazing time. The facility... More 

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Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Lots of different vintage automobiles. Volunteer staff with show you around, give explanations, and answer questions. A nice afternoon activity for the whole family.

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silver spring md
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The museum is somewhat like the cars; a bit faded here and there, but the original showroom, dealership and smell of oil really do conjure history. Well worth seeing, very reasonably priced and there are a few oddities that you will recognize if you're a fan of old car publications. It's grand in a days gone by way, and I... More 

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Chillicothe, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The gentleman that worked there was great. I enjoy walking around learning about the history of Packard. Costed a few bucks to get in but worth it.

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Huber Heights
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This is a good place to spend a leisurely afternoon. Parking can be a problem. You need to find something on the street. Lots of restored old Packard's, and a knowledgeable staff. Not too expensive. Review at your own pace. A little disorganized.

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Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Parking can be difficult, hours are not carved in stone, the neighborhood is industrial, and bathrooms are difficult to find. The car collection itself is great, beautifully restored vehicles, and the docent volunteers are quite knowledgeable, but the museum is in two buildings separated by an alley. The floors are not level, and there are no seats available if you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

It is one of the smaller car museums I have visited. There are 2 buildings with cars. The lighting is really dim in the second building and some of the cars have ripped seats and other small visible issues. It was a small exhibit and does not take long to view. It was fun but because of the size it... More 

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Avon, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This was exactly as we imagined. We knew it wouldn't be huge, but it was slightly bigger than we imagined. Packard is all about luxury, and the cars were cleaned up nice.

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Dayton, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This is the best Packard collection in the world. The Packard was a magnifient car for only the rich in its hay day. Thank God someone saved all these beauties. Definitely worth the trip.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

While this museum is lacking in more historical information about the Packard Car Company, it is a worthwhile trip for car buffs. This is the only museum in the country that showcases the cars that used to be sold in the original dealership. My family of 4 went and even my younger children enjoyed seeing such big, beautiful cars as... More 

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Address: 420 S Ludlow St, Dayton, OH 45402
Phone Number: 937 226 1710
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Dayton

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