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The Murphy Auto Museum

2230 Statham Blvd, Oxnard, CA 93033-3900
+1 805-487-4333
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Excellent collection

We just went here today and viewed the autos, travel trailers, trains that are set up and running... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
jtdanza
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Oxnard, California
Surprisingly Delightful

I am not a big car fan but I really enjoyed this museum. The camping exhibit was really... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2017
icorley
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Charleston, South Carolina
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The Murphy Auto Museum, located in Oxnard, California, is a collection of over 60 beautiful vintage automobiles and Americana housed inside an 30,000 square foot facility. Our unique collection spans from 1903 to present day. We are also home to one of the largest H/O scale train layouts, with many scale miles of track. We are open on Wednesdays, 6pm-10pm and on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, from 10am-4pm, or by appointment for special groups. We have exciting new exhibits planned each quarter in our main showroom and various community activities throughout the year. We hope you come visit us soon!
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2230 Statham Blvd, Oxnard, CA 93033-3900
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

We just went here today and viewed the autos, travel trailers, trains that are set up and running, motorcycles, and a variety of other artifacts. It's not a big museum; so you can easily see it all in an hour. It's fun and if you...More

2  Thank jtdanza
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

I am not a big car fan but I really enjoyed this museum. The camping exhibit was really interesting and the owner had some really interesting stories about the vehicles and campers in the building. Even the three car buffs in our group loved it....More

2  Thank icorley
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Many of the cars at the Murphy, according to the person who greeted me, are not owned by the museum but are on loan. For that reason, the museum tended to be a mixed bag. Lots of different kinds of cars in varying states of...More

Thank Wind-In-His-Hair
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Planned my day around driving to Oxnard to visit the Murphy museum during their Wednesday evening hours of 6 pm to 10 pm. Arrived at 6:15 and the place was closed. Poorly managed.More

1  Thank Bill H
Christie H, Public Relations Manager at The Murphy Auto Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Hi Bill, So sorry we missed you. We are non-profit and rely on our staff of volunteers to open the museum on time. So sorry we were late on opening for you. We are a small local museum but big on community service to our...More

Reviewed 22 November 2016

We didn't have much time here as we were in a rush to meet friends, but I was so glad I caught the last day of the Vintage Caravan exhibition. I suffered serious caravan envy! The vounteer staff were lovely and friendly too. We will...More

1  Thank Janie M
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We visited Murphy Auto Museum recently. We were hoping to see more antique autos. Most of the autos displayed were classics with a few antiques. There were trailers, but you could not see the interior. We didn't think the $9 entry fee was worth it....More

Thank Allan G
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Visited here today. They were getting ready for a old trailer show but hard cars available to see also. Large small trains club is also there. Very interesting to see many ages are shown there and are worth seeing. Old to very new, must looked...More

2  Thank Perkadventures
Reviewed 21 December 2015

This is another great place to see...goes great with the incredible Mullins collection of rare French cars. Great permanent collection and new exhibits

1  Thank Jim L
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

The atmosphere is casual and can be described as a "big boys shed" if you consider the huge model train layout. The cars are interesting and look to be driven often by their owners. Some of the exhibits are unique vehicles. If you're in the...More

Thank Phil S
Reviewed 5 October 2015

We went on a Wednesday night, and I believe we were the only visitors at the time we were there, except for the model train guys. There is a large railroad setup, very detailed. Very interesting cars, and what I found most fascinating is the...More

1  Thank blondeegal
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