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Dick's Classic Garage

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Address: 120 Stagecoach Trl, San Marcos, TX 78666-5268
Phone Number: (512) 878-2406
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Dick's Classic Garage is a part of the Central Texas Museum of Automotive...

Dick's Classic Garage is a part of the Central Texas Museum of Automotive History.We are a 501(c)3, non-profit organization whose goal is to provide an educational and entertaining experience for our guests. The mission of each museum is to develop an understanding of the history of the automobile and its relation to society.In addition, the museum will acquire and renovate vehicles that are of historic and developmental importance. The Museum's goal is to show today's guests and future generations the evolution of the automobile and how it has impacted society and the effect society has had on the automobile.

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Wow! What a collection.

I never thought I'd have the chance to see and be close to such american classics. Visiting from the UK and with the weekend spare was looking for something to do not too far... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I never thought I'd have the chance to see and be close to such american classics. Visiting from the UK and with the weekend spare was looking for something to do not too far from Austin. About 45 mins drive from Arboretum area. Very warm welcome from the girls at reception and the museum was very quiet, like a great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

During a stay in Austin we made the short trip to San Marcos to visit Dick's Classic Garage. It was easy to find and what a find it is! There is room after room of classic cars and other period memorabilia to take in. The cars and some trucks too are in perfect condition and are just simply beautiful. It... More 

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Haddon Heights, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our teenage son loves cars and Dick's did not disappoint him. The cars were in perfect condition and were presented in a timeline of the American automotive industry. The first electric car, the Stanley Steamer and the classic Cadillac with signature tail fins were some of our son's favorites. Who knew that Nash made a sedan where the front seats... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped as a reward for my patient husband after a morning outlet mall trip. We all enjoyed the museum which houses a nice collection of rare vehicles thru the late 1950's. We spent about an hour and enjoyed some of the rare factoids shared about each vehicle. Be sure to pick up a pamphlet at your hotel for a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

LOTS of great, well maintained classics. Most from the US but also from Europe. This is a must see for anyone who appreciates the classics. And, the facility is tops.

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San Marcos, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Any car museum that boasts a Tucker (# 48) and a Cord among its collection has to be special. Dick's Classic Garage is just such a museum. Beautifully maintained and displayed for easy viewing, the vehicles on show cover the first sixty years of automobile history. The exhibits also include engines, memorabilia and a library. You don't have to be... More 

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Irving, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband loves cars and has always dreamed about rebuilding an old automobile. He was in heaven to find this place, they have over 80 cars on display. I took pictures of everyone. I even enjoyed looking at how far we have came over the years in automotive

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

The place is well organize and have a lot of interesting cars. But it is missing stories. Just walking near the cars is nice but not more. Having interesting stories about the cars could help a lot Good place to spend 1-1.5 hours but not more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

Dick's Classic Garage is really a private collection of exotic cars of many eras. There is plenty of information on each car. It is a lovely, rather new facility that is clean, cool and informative. Even if you are not crazy about cars, I think you would enjoy this museum.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

I have visited two times and each time a see new (old) things. Both visits were with groups and everyone in the group seemed to enjoy seeing and remembering their favorite cars. There are some cars that I had never seen.

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