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Larz Anderson Auto Museum - Museum of Transportation

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Nice exhibits

The selection of cars at the museum is quite impressive and very nicely laid out. If you’re a car... read more

Reviewed December 8, 2018
Sharon, Massachusetts
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Went for VW day and were not disappointed!

What a beautiful gem right outside Boston! We went to Larz Anderson to see the VW show and also... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2018
Boston, Massachusetts
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Just ten minutes from downtown Boston and nestled inside the 64 beautiful acres of Larz Anderson Park, the Museum is home to “America’s Oldest Car Collection”. These automobiles form the Museum’s permanent collection and are housed within the...more
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Larz Anderson Park, 15 Newton Street, Brookline, MA 02445
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Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

The selection of cars at the museum is quite impressive and very nicely laid out. If you’re a car fan, definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful gem right outside Boston! We went to Larz Anderson to see the VW show and also walked the parks beautiful grounds and visited the museum. The carriage house that holds the museum is stunning and the car collection is impressive! The grounds...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Just the building that houses everything is a wonder in itself -- and it was just a small adjunct to the original mansion it served. Larz Anderson was a great collector and we have inherited it all.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Buell H
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Kids get excited when they see the Auto Museum. Sited on a hilltop in a grassy park, it does look like a castle. Inside the old stable and carriage house, there are changing, themed exhibits. Right now, it's American Hot Rods ! Shiny, curvy vehicles...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Deb A
Reviewed August 6, 2018

After driving around Larz Anderson Park and having a picnic lunch under the pavilion, we drove over to the Larz Anderson Auto Museum. This is an attraction that had been on my list of places to visit for many years. My friend and I finally...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

This is a great collection on unique cars by the Anderson family, houses in the old stable building that is a piece of architectural artwork. Great exhibit to honor the family and their interest in motorsports. Two original electric cars marketed specifically to women and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Katya M
Reviewed October 30, 2017

The Larz Anderson Auto Museum is located about 20 minutes from downtown Boston in the town of Brookline. The Museum is situated in the Larz Anderson Park, which has over 60 acres of woodland as well as an skating rink, walking trails and barbecue areas....More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

The upstairs exhibit had some more modern super cars - the highlight of those was the XJ220 for us but overall those cars were not what was impressive here. The Anderson's personal car collection - original and unrestored are the impressive eclectic collection. Glad we...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ADKtraveller
Reviewed August 9, 2017

My first visits to the Larz Anderson Park and the Auto Museum were before they were brought together. Uniting them has changed both. BTW, the Larz Anderson Park is great for sledding in the winter after a snowstorm, and the Auto Museum is great for...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Maynard C
Reviewed July 22, 2017

Truly wealthy Americans vacationing in Europe would purchase a "touring" car, the better to see the countryside, and then when they were through with their travels, bring the car home with them. That's the story behind one of the most beautiful old vehicles in the...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank James C
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