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National Automobile Museum

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Address: 10 S Lake St, Reno, NV 89501
Phone Number: 775 333 9300
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Offering more than 224 vehicles on display, this museum contains one of the...

Offering more than 224 vehicles on display, this museum contains one of the greatest car collections anywhere.

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Great Auto Museum

This was a great surprise and a very well-stocked auto museum with many one-of-a-kind items and a lot of history!

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Anthony F
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Guilford, Vermont
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Guilford, Vermont
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39 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a great surprise and a very well-stocked auto museum with many one-of-a-kind items and a lot of history!

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Reno, Nevada
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went with my husband thinking I would be bored, but was pleasently surprised! Had a lot of interesting things for women to see, such as old dresses and hats and hatpins. Very well set up, with different streets to walk down.

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Wayland, NY USA
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Four sections of autos, from pre-1900 to mid 1990's, with volunteers to explain some of the history. Sights include a very early all-electric car, several prototypes, lots of manufacturers I never knew existed, and the car that won the Great Race from New York to Paris in 1908.

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Nevada City, California
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Auto Museum is a surprise that gets little fanfare but should get much more. This museum is for families and anyone who has ever wondered about old cars and their development. I thought it would be a Ho-hum experience but no, the walk through the time periods of various automobiles since their invention was fascinating. The walk starts with... More 

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Toronto
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An outstanding collection of vehicles starting with the earliest steamers and electrics through classics from all decades up to modern rally and race cars. Interesting write-ups on the cars - some of which were owned by well-known celebrities.

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Thank singergibson
Surrey, Canada
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33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fabulous place for classic car enthusiasts to visit. See a slice of Harrah's original collection. Well worththe admission price. The tour guides and staff are great.

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Thank Eastendboyvan
Rohnert Park, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a top tier museum. Even though the automobile exhibits are much the same each time, we keep going back. These are classic automobiles. The background stories on audio tape are terrific and interesting. Highly recommend this museum.

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Thank 715carll
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Once we came to ourselves, it seemed as if we were in a time-tunnel through the decades. The collection contains unique pieces from the late 1800's up to the 2000's. Everything is properly documented, and ambience, together with other resources made the visit truly memorable. Would recommend.

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Jacksonville, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely a must for car enthusiasts but easily displayed/accessible cars make it attractive for all. Wish they had a few more modern (80s-present) sports cars, but that's just my personal taste.

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Fairfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fun way to spend a few hours if you love old cars. Excellent collection of a large variety of cars from different eras. Theblocation Iis divided into eras and the decor goes with the cars. It is like walking into a time warp.

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