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Martin Auto Museum

17641 N Black Canyon Hwy, Phoenix, AZ 85023-2137
+1 602-298-2377
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If you enjoy cars...

A nice collection of collectible cars from Ed Roth to LaSalles. The cool thing that sets it apart... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2018
Mike T
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Crestview, Florida
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Excellent auto museum

This is a great medium sized museum. The collection has something for almost everyone. Full... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2018
Robert W
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At the Martin Auto Museum, visitors can view history through the decades in this vast collection. There are a number of race cars and one of a kind vehicles to excite any automotive, art or history enthusiast.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“on display” (11 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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17641 N Black Canyon Hwy, Phoenix, AZ 85023-2137
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+1 602-298-2377
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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

A nice collection of collectible cars from Ed Roth to LaSalles. The cool thing that sets it apart is you can get as close as you want and actually touch or sit in the majority of the cars. A great way to spend a few...More

Thank Mike T
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

This is a great medium sized museum. The collection has something for almost everyone. Full Classics, brass era, muscle cars, race cars, Corvettes and originals are all on display at this spotless 30,000 sf facility. the staff is friendly, helpful and very knowledgeable. When in...More

Thank Robert W
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

While it was a bit tricky to get to, Mel Martin's vehicles and other memorabilia are well worth your time and entrance donation fee. My grown daughter and I spent about an hour and a half going through the multiple rooms and taking photos. We...More

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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

I was very impressed with the collection of cars Martin was able to amass. Very nice! A few I have never seen before. Worth a trip.

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Reviewed April 4, 2018

I first visited the museum with the intention of writing an artilce in Wikipedia about it. I was so amazed by what I saw and the way the staff treated me that I have returned several times with my family, Among the interesting exhibits are...More

Thank Tony S
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

I have been there MANY times. Mel Martin is a very diverse collector of all types of cars, hot rods, trucks and race cars. Even a merry-go-round. The collection started many years ago as Mel went to auctions. It first started in his garage then...More

Thank cruisin36
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Reviewed January 31, 2018

We visited this site and were very pleased with their display. It included various cars and trucks from vintage to classic displayed so that one can walk right up to them and observe their features. The museum is free but they do appreciate any donation...More

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Reviewed December 21, 2017

Well you sure need to know the place is located. Not hard to get to but easy to miss. I was pleasantly surprised by number and variety of cars. Owner is still active with collection so it does change from time to time. Nice mix...More

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Reviewed August 8, 2017

Tucked away on the service road of I-17 is the Martin Auto Museum. There is more than a 50% chance you will pass it by even if you are looking for it. But it is worth finding. Look for the old red fire engine. This...More

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Reviewed June 24, 2017

I travel to Phoenix for work and noticed this museum while driving by. Did not have a chance to get there so I made a special trip out and brought my husband. We both really enjoyed the museum and it is only $5 to get...More

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454chevy
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Response from Jeanne M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they ask for a nominal $5 per person. Well worth it!
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