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Canadian Automotive Museum

99 Simcoe St S, Oshawa, Ontario L1H 4G7, Canada
+1 905-576-1222
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A must see for any car enthuiest!

A historical gem for any car driver! A group of us from the Victoria British Car Club did a rally... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tim H
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Our family enjoyed our tour today at the museum! Tour guide was very knowledgeable and shared a lot... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Iva L
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The Canadian Automotive Museum collects and displays the history of the automobile in Canada. The museum is open: Monday-Friday 10am to 4:30pm, Saturday 10am to 4pm, Sunday 10am to 4pm (April through October), Closed Public Holidays
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“old cars” (27 reviews)
“on display” (18 reviews)
“rolls royces” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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99 Simcoe St S, Oshawa, Ontario L1H 4G7, Canada
Downtown Oshawa
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+1 905-576-1222
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"old cars"
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"on display"
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"rolls royces"
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"car buff"
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"second floor"
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"hidden gem"
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"classic cars"
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"wonderful collection"
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"in excellent condition"
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"early cars"
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"love cars"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A historical gem for any car driver! A group of us from the Victoria British Car Club did a rally and then toured the museum. What a informative and delightful tour! Our guide was excellent, very good speaker, story teller and historian. It was more...More

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Alex G, Manager at Canadian Automotive Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you! It was a pleasure having your group visit the museum. We looking forward to you visiting again.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family enjoyed our tour today at the museum! Tour guide was very knowledgeable and shared a lot of interesting information about the cars! We can’t wait to visit again after the renovations are complete. Our 3 & 5 year old loved the cars that...More

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Alex G, Manager at Canadian Automotive Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

That's great to hear. We hope you can bring your children back for our annual Kids Day event at the end of July.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got a personal tour of the museum and loved it. A lot of rare and precious cars and they are in the process of increasing the space which will be great. Will definitely go back!

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Alex G, Manager at Canadian Automotive Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We have tour guides available throughout the summer months to provide tours of the museum. Looking forward to seeing you again!

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Reviewed May 8, 2018

great time for the family and fun for kids to learn about cars and gives them a look in the the past of the history and the automotive industry happy to keep going back as my little one get older to see what is new

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Alex G, Manager at Canadian Automotive Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

Thank you for bringing your family to the museum. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed April 28, 2018

I bought my family tickets off of Groupon for my Dad's Birthday last year. It was such a fun experience viewing old cars and exploring the museum. There isn't anything super fancy, but there are a lot of vintage/old cars that will really draw you...More

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Alex G, Manager at Canadian Automotive Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

Glad you had a good time. Thank you for visiting.

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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Well this was certainly a great way to spend an afternoon. My wife and I met up with my brother and his family to spend the day. First order of business was to see Lightening McQueen. And he did not disappoint. I am surprised that...More

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Alex G, Manager at Canadian Automotive Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

Thank you for the recommendation! We're glad to hear you enjoyed Lightning McQueen and the rest of our collection.

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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

This is not super fancy place but u got to love it. I will be back again for sure. Lovely people and employees, they are so nice. I instantly in love this town.

1  Thank David H
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Alex G, Manager at Canadian Automotive Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2018

Thank you! Looking forward to having your visit again.

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

I took my son here last summer (he adores cars) and it was so worth the trip. It is located in an old car dealership (the old elevator for moving cars is still visible) which is the perfect setting for these vehicles. The collection is...More

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Alex G, Manager at Canadian Automotive Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Thank you! Wonderful to hear your family enjoyed their visit. Please come again for March Break and our Summer activity days.

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Reviewed February 21, 2018

The museum is in an old car dealership. It's a bit small, dark and musty, but it adds to the character. It is a bit cramped, so you don't have the best view of all the cars. The museum has a wonderful collection of cars....More

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Alex G, Manager at Canadian Automotive Museum, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2018

Thank you for visiting. We're currently installing new HVAC and lighting, which will improve the visitor experience starting in April 2018.

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Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

Not sure what to say. It’s a small car museum. If you like old cars and some Oshawa automotive history then you’ll like it. Won’t be a long tour but it’s worth going

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Alex G, Manager at Canadian Automotive Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Thank you, we're a small, yet passionate museum!

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