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California Automobile Museum

2200 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95818-1107
+1 916-442-6802
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Amazing!

We went on the guided tour, with Don....a wealth of information about the cars, the industry and... read more

Reviewed November 30, 2016
Jacqui E
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Goderich, Canada
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Rainy day trip

This museum has a changing theme approximately twice a year. Last year was camping trailers, and... read more

Reviewed November 30, 2016
939lawrences
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Victorville, California
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The mission of the California Automobile Museum is to educate and entertain while preserving and promoting the automobile and its influence on our lives. The Museum is open daily from 10am - 6pm (last admission 5pm) and every 3rd Thursday until 9pm.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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2200 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95818-1107
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"beautiful cars"
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"race cars"
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"on display"
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"electric cars"
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"car buff"
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"great collection"
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"love cars"
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"chronological order"
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Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

We went on the guided tour, with Don....a wealth of information about the cars, the industry and the players. I liked hearing which cars ran, which didn't, and how the museum came to acquire them! Don was really good at explaining the different parts and...More

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Reviewed November 30, 2016

This museum has a changing theme approximately twice a year. Last year was camping trailers, and this year it is motorcycles. Museum is very cold had a sweat shirt and beanie on! Many leaks in the roof and some cars have plastic on them. Docent's...More

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Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

A great collection of cars and motorcycles from different eras. Pre-1900s up. There is a banquet room for parties or meetings. The collections keep changing so you'll never know what new cars are there. They even have an area where cars are being sold. I...More

1  Thank Cary M
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Reviewed November 15, 2016

We attended a private party here and were amazed at all the cars they have! The selection through the years is incredible. A great place to visit just for what they have here!

1  Thank Janet R
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Reviewed November 10, 2016

Great automobile museum large collection of antique cars and growing collection of 50's as well. We had a great time there.

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Reviewed November 1, 2016

Very interesting, but was a little difficult to locate. You do need at least an hour and a half to have a good wander around.

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Reviewed October 27, 2016

First we want to give a shout-out to our docent (think his name was John). My husband has been collecting cars and going to car shows for almost 50 years and the docent still was able to tell him a few things he didn't know...More

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Reviewed October 17, 2016

i have been coming here since 1985 - it is way worth a visit - if you like interesting / historic /rare autos this is your place -just go really you will be grateful to have found this gem

1  Thank billkapp
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Reviewed October 17, 2016

This was a trip down memory lane. Wonderful exhibits of the history of the motor car and they even have a section where some classic cars are for sale.

1  Thank Blessed2BaBlessing
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Reviewed October 10, 2016

We spent the bulk of a day at the California Auto Museum, which was excellent. They have a historically sequenced format of exhibits, which begins with some of the very first automobiles, transitions through the early days of automobile development, and ultimately takes you to...More

1  Thank 00Bruce00
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Koko396
January 15, 2018|
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Response from IWJwinefrog | Reviewed this property |
You would need to contact the museum directly to find out what is in their inventory.
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deb4182016
April 6, 2016|
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Response from Georgene C | Reviewed this property |
They do have a large area within the museum that would be appropriate for a fund raiser. The rest of your questions I would suggest that you contact the museum directly at (916) 442-6802. I used to have a car on display... More
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BeckyB399
March 29, 2015|
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Response from NanGS_10 | Reviewed this property |
It will depend on whether you just walk through on your own or use the service of one of the docents. With a docent that my husband really enjoyed we were probably there over an hour. We were both glad we spent part of our... More
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