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Address: 4900 Scotts Valley Dr, Scotts Valley, CA 95066-4208
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Like race cars, exotic cars, historical cars ... go to Canepa

An undiscovered gem in Scotts Valley. Worth the trip from anywhere in the bay area if you love expensive, fast cars, and a few motorcycles. You can easily spend on hour or even... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Milocat007
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Santa Cruz, CA
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Santa Cruz, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An undiscovered gem in Scotts Valley. Worth the trip from anywhere in the bay area if you love expensive, fast cars, and a few motorcycles. You can easily spend on hour or even two. For some events on weekends, they open up the garage and that's a hoot, but check ahead!

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Santa Cruz, California
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34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a museum worth visiting, with unique exotic cars. In addition, many of these magnificent vehicles have stories such as what races they have been in or won. Not only is this a fine museum but during summer and fall once a month the facility is open to visit their well equipped shop. This is not your typical greasy... More 

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Thank jdyjon3
Scotts Valley, California
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Canepa's operation is amazing. Specialty cars for sale and a small but interesting museum. If Bruce is there and you're lucky enough to meet him, he is a very affable guy and you might even get to see behind the scenes in the workshops if you have a good car story to tell. Avoid the month before the Monterey Automobile... More 

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Thank Thomas D C
Scotts Valley, California
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137 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

If you're a car enthusiast, this place will make you drool and pull out your wallet. Need a nice 1964 Porsche C coupe? Here's one in concours d'elegance condition. How about a Lambo, or a Ferrari, or maybe a sweet Triumph bike from the 1970s? Don't miss visiting Canepa's, if only to dream about what could have been if you... More 

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Thank glewbel
Scotts Valley, California
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

The open Saturdays when you can go into the shop is amazing! seeing how the shop is layed out, the cars they are working on and how things go from old to first rate in person is a real treat. The museum on the second floor is a must see, as well as the looking at people's cars who are... More 

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Thank ktcool
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015

Bottom line; it's any guys paradise when you visit this awesome museum/shop where everyone is elcome and no money is asked from you. Sign into their guest book and feel free to walk most of the complex

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Deal, New Jersey
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015

Even if you don't like cars, Canepa will amaze. I guarantee It will bring a smile to your face!! If you are a car buff you will not help yourself from returning. IT'S FREE. The people are delightful. Make sure that you use the adjacent "cat walk" into the working garage area. Even for older, jaded,"seen it all", "what's the... More 

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Paso Robles, California
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97 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2015

If you like cars this is a must. I've been to quite a lot of car shops even Jay Lenos collection, but this place is unreal...I'll be back.

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1 Thank Burt B
Scotts Valley, California
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2014

Would seem to be more at home in San Francisco or Las Vegas. Be prepared to drool. Beautiful exotic collector cars, many for sale. Wander amongst vintage Porsches and Mercedes, a Bugatti Veyron, formula race cars, and vintage Indian motorcycles. When I was there there was a Mercedes gull-wing on display. Upstairs in back you have a balcony-level view of... More 

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38 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2014

If you are a car or racing buff, you must go here. The museum is upstairs and be sure you go through the door marked Shop Viewing. You can have a Great time and it is still Free admission. Enjoy!

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