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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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Best collection you'll ever find

Great museum. Well worth the 2-3 hours. Entry fee reasonable. Whether you are a car aficionado or not, the size and breadth of the collection is outstanding.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Reno, Nevada
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Reno, Nevada
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great museum. Well worth the 2-3 hours. Entry fee reasonable. Whether you are a car aficionado or not, the size and breadth of the collection is outstanding.

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Verdi, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had the opportunity to visit the museum at a resent event and was amazed of the collection that still is in one place. The knowledgeable docents that volunteer their time and add fun facts to the experience is amazing. I would recommend a visit to anyone, local as well as out of town guests. You will find several cars... More 

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Gardnerville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place has everything from early century to 70's muscle and more! If you're into the automobile, you gotts see it!

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St. George, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited this Museum about back in 1997 and decided we wanted to revisit. The area around the museum was a bit run down, but once inside, the Museum was still awesome. My husband loves cars and loved this. The cars are in beautiful shape and the amount and variety cars is unbelieveable.

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There are of course lots of American iconic cars here but in among the ordinary are some remarkable and rare automobiles. Including a very over the top brass RR. Still if you're not nuts about cars and if you've been to one of the other top five car museums in the USA, why are we here.

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Lagrande
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We absolutely loved this museum. My 14 year old daughter loves old cars, pre 1940. There was a lot of information on each and even a Model T to sit in for pics. The street scenes were really fun too. Great selection of automobiles.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We were impressed with the museum's period setting and easy-going atmosphere. Terrific cars that of interest to young & old alike. Great way to spend a few hours!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're into cars, bring a towel. You will be drooling over the expansive collection of vehicles on display. The layout of the museum is very well-done and tells a story of how the automobile evolved. The displays are SUPER accessible and allow you to get up close and personal with these iron maidens. I am a huge car enthusiast... More 

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Concord, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a surprise, indeed. I am kind of a classic car fan, but I had no idea of the scope of the National Automobile Museum's collection, which originated from casino magnate Bill Harrah's private auto collection. The cars are amazing: impeccably maintained, selected both for being representatives of a type and for being unique examples, one-of-a-kind manufactures. The cars... More 

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Sparks, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok, I admit it. To me, a car is just a form of transportation. I would not have chosen to go here by myself, yet a visiting friend really wanted to visit this place and he is a car super not. You know the type.... a guy that will watch the every episode of "Jay Leno's Garage" TV show about... More 

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