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California Automobile Museum

2200 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95818-1107
+1 916-442-6802
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Visited on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. The building is very spacious and there is plenty of room... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
Donna H
Granite Bay, CA
Very good auto museum

The museum costs 10 dollars per person. It has a good collection of old vehicles. My favorites are... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
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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.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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2200 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95818-1107
+1 916-442-6802
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

Visited on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. The building is very spacious and there is plenty of room to roam. The cars are arranged in chronological order with plaque details telling you what you are looking at. We were lucky to have docent Burl Skaggs trailing...More

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 21 September 2017

The museum costs 10 dollars per person. It has a good collection of old vehicles. My favorites are the very early ones, as the Ford T model, they even have one in which you can climb and get your picture, this was my favorite part...More

Thank Traveler377
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I went one day to help a friend learn to use his camera, and this location provided a lot of wonderful items and subjects to photograph. They have a great collection, which a portion of it is rotated out and special exhibits are brought in....More

1  Thank melyash
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I attended several group parties in the meeting room of this museum. The facilities are clean and spacious. The cars are fascinating to see. They include a variety of classic cars, kept in perfect shape!

Thank Helen A
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

As an auto enthusiast, I always love to seek out Automobile Museums throughout my travels. This former "Towe Museum" has remained a nice little stop for a couple hours to view a variety of cars from several decades. Located in a warehouse building with no...More

2  Thank MarinCountyJohn
Reviewed 22 July 2017

This museum is a hidden gem with a great small collection. The docents are extremely knowledgable and friendly. The one down side is it is not air conditioned and we went on a 100* day, I got too warm for us to enjoy fully

1  Thank 352francesm352
Reviewed 11 July 2017

California Auto Museum has the best old cars and makes. They are all kept in immaculate condition ever.

1  Thank garyak1
Reviewed 11 July 2017

No this is not a Harrah's Car Collection or a Jay Leno Garage, but for a small town, this is superb. Definitely for car buffs but young or old will enjoy the broad range of vehicles and the quality of vehicles as well. It is...More

1  Thank tmeebg
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Well laid out collection of old classic cars. Docens were very informative and friendly. Cars range from Model T's to Deloreans. Also a good selection of old camper trailers dating back to the heydays.

1  Thank climbera5
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

I have been to lots of car museums over the decades, and this is definitely not one of the better ones. The building feels like a huge warehouse(which it is), the cars are lined up as if it was a used-cars-for-sale lot (which it partially...More

1  Thank raggarbil
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16 January 2018|
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Response from IWJwinefrog | Reviewed this property |
You would need to contact the museum directly to find out what is in their inventory.
7 April 2016|
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Response from Georgene C | Reviewed this property |
They do have a large area within the museum that would be appropriate for a fund raiser. The rest of your questions I would suggest that you contact the museum directly at (916) 442-6802. I used to have a car on display... More
29 March 2015|
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Response from NanGS_10 | Reviewed this property |
It will depend on whether you just walk through on your own or use the service of one of the docents. With a docent that my husband really enjoyed we were probably there over an hour. We were both glad we spent part of our... More