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Nelson's Garage Car & Motorcycle Museum

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Address: 629 Main St, Deadwood, SD 57732-1106
Phone Number: 605-578-1909
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See James Bond’s Aston Martin, one of a few in the country, Magnum PI’s...

See James Bond’s Aston Martin, one of a few in the country, Magnum PI’s Ferrari, Smokey & the Bandit Trans Am, Herbie the Love Buy, Rockford Files Firebird, 1969 Yenko Camaro from 2 Fast 2 Furious, a Jeep from the TV show MASH, Evel Knievel's jump bike, John Wayne’s Truck and more. Over 80 movie memorabilia displays. Located in the Celebrity Hotel, downtown Deadwood. Free Admission. Open 7 days an week 7am-9pm year-round. Families welcome!

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Sure why not.

The price is right. It takes a small amount of time. it's right down town and it's kid friendly. Why not?

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Ron P
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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The price is right. It takes a small amount of time. it's right down town and it's kid friendly. Why not?

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Thank Ron P
Marietta, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have a great time every time we go there. Its free and great for the whole family. It fun to see the movie items and tv shows. I think everyone should stop and see this.

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Thank Jodi56257
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

How can you complain about something that's free? Yes it's a little exhibit. But if you are in the casino or Deadwood it's cute and free. This is a family town. Kids can be in the casinos until 8:30pm. There is no age limit. There's cars, evils cycle, posters, costumes and some memorable items from stars. Don't plan your vacation... More 

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Thank Darlene H
Cosby,tn
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was a nice free attraction. A lot of memorabilia from some of my favorite movies as a child of Hook and True Lies. There was a lot of memorabilia from the recent Transformer Movies that was really cool to see in person

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Thank Sabrina S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

My fiance loves cars so I figured he would like the few they have but it turned out so much more. If you walk around the casino a little more it is a pleasant surprise all the movie memorabilia they have! They even have one of Elvis's outfits! Also one of the only casinos I won anything in. For the... More 

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Thank Kelsey J
Deadwood, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The Nelson Garage exhibits are small, but are part of the much large exhibits inside the Celebrity Hotel on Main St. Currently on exhibit are the #53 Herbee car from the old movie, the original Transformer Camero, several historic motorcycles from famous movies. IN addition the entire hotel/casino area is lined with lots of movie posters, original movie costumes and... More 

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Thank Bill H
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

This "museum" is in the Celebrity Hotel, but is it not a museum at all. There is one small room with Herbie, Bumblebee, and the motorcycle. There are also some enclosures throughout the casino with memorabllia from movies, mainly clothing but also the Matrix from Transformers and the small Decepticon. It is free, but it is also in the casino,... More 

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Thank freecharlie
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

Nothing much to see. Keep on moving. A waste of space herbicides the love bug and evils bike is all that's here

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Thank Sam A
Thomasville, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

While planning our vacation, we were excited to read about this place. It seemed to be a great stopping point to excited my son & grandson. The SD Tourism website had so many cool things listed to see there. Then we arrived..... It is located within the Celebrity Hotel. We were trying to find the items listed on the tourism... More 

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Ogden, Utah
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Okay, this place was FREE and did have a Herbie Bug. But other than that, it was very small, and most of the displays weren't interesting. It's good for about ten minutes of entertainment. Maybe.

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