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National Automobile Museum

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Address: 10 S Lake St, Reno, NV 89501-1558
Phone Number: +1 775-333-9300
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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 museum, very interesting

Went with family and parents and was surprised at how interesting this place was. About 220 cars, some only known in existence. Had a nice little Space exploration exhibit. Great... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went with family and parents and was surprised at how interesting this place was. About 220 cars, some only known in existence. Had a nice little Space exploration exhibit. Great early year cars from turn of 20th century, star cars, racing, great display of cars from 30s to 50s. I thought really amazing a collection like this in one place... More 

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Andover, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Did not expect to enjoy,but it was actually very interesting. The guys loved seeing the over 200 cars.

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had the pleasure of attending a 50th wedding anniversary banquet for friends, held at the Auto Museum. Dinner wasn't until after six but the museum opened to the banquet guests at 2 pm. We had plenty of time to stroll through the four main galleries of cars spanning all automobile decades to present. There are over 200 beautifully restored... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Whether you're into cars or not, the museum is a fun stop in a city where there isn't much to do (apart from gambling, of course!). The museum showcases the history of automobiles in the USA & has an impressive collection of impeccably maintained vintage cars.

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Europe
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I really quite look forward to visiting car museums, especially those containing cars that are a little different for one reason or another. The National Automobile Museum is one such place and a big reason is William F. Harrah liked to collect cars that were unique in a way; either first or last production models, cars owned by famous people... More 

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Gridley, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and father-in-law are auto buffs and we visited the museum on our recent trip to Reno. They have a nice collection of old cars and provide an educational film along with a guided tour if you want to go that route. We watched the film, but wandered around on our own. I even enjoyed myself and I am... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Grest collection of automobiles and interactive rich in history and facts. A must see for auto buffs and collectors.

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Ventura
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I was happy to find that the Auto museum is full of wonderfully restored automobiles. This is a piece of our past that I would like to see again in a he future!

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum was nice and full of vintage cars and info. Even though they have guided tours and an audible narration you can use, we were satisfied with taking the tour on our own. If you are interested in reading and examining all the info available, make sure you have at least 2 hours

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Irmo, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We made a mistake and parked on the street around the block at metered curbside. On approach by foot we realized there was a free parking lot. We decided to go in and not worry about it. Luckily the people at the museum ticket counter gave us a heads up that we really should cut our losses and go move... More 

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