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“Wonderful museum”

California Automobile Museum
Ranked #9 of 168 things to do in Sacramento
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Owner description: The mission of the California Automobile Museum is to educate and entertain while preserving and promoting the automobile and its influence on our lives. The Museum is open daily from 10am - 6pm (last admission 5pm) and every 3rd Thursday until 9pm.
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Wonderful museum”
Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

We walked over here and spent a couple of hours looking at the cars and exhibits. Really well laid out, plenty of information if you don't want a tour. So many cars spanning the years, and lots of American classics, even a pink Cadillac! Also a lot of extra car related memorabilia too.

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Midpines, California
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6 reviews
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“Small but worth it”
Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

Lots of classic cars. Well cared for, beautiful. A must see for all auto enthusiasts. You have a "photo opportunity" inside, which I took.

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Idabel, Oklahoma
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19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Outstanding!!!!!”
Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

This was an amazing museum!!
Beautiful cars and lots of history!

We were a family with a 7month old. There is no ac, but there are fans and benches throughout the place. The restrooms are nice and they have a changing table for babies.

Our guide was very helpful and knowledgeble about the cars, a nice gentleman by the name of Rick.

We got there right before 5, and sell the last tickets at 5, but are open till 6. Wish we could stay longer!!!! We suggest if you go, dress for the weather outside, and take at least 2 hours.

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Pompton Plains, New Jersey
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65 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“The Docent Knows Cars and the Cars are Awesome”
Reviewed June 22, 2014

I really like all types of cars and what is great about this collection (besides the sheer size of it) is that according to our docent, they are all operational. We saw a wide variety of mostly domestics, but not the typicals (beyond the Model Ts and As). I really liked seeing the Nash Metropolitan, DeSotos, a nice Edsel, and a very rare GM EV1. This is an easy museum to get to and although I don't remember the admission, it was low.
By the way, there are even 2 old cars that they let you climb into!!

Visited June 2014
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Melbourne, Australia
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214 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
“Impressive collection”
Reviewed June 11, 2014

From vintage through to modern hybrid and electric cars - this museum has it all! Super friendly docents keen to talk cars, and plenty to keep all car enthusiasts happy... Highly recommend!

Visited May 2014
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