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Franklin Museum

1405 E Kleindale Rd, Tucson, AZ 85719-1915
+1 520-326-8038
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Classic Cars!

I have visited over several years to show and visit this unique and rare collection of Franklin... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
LeRoy9728
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Tucson, Arizona
Unique Car Museum

A group of us guys went there last year and loved it! Unique in that it is one car manufacturing... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Jack H
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For more than 40 years, the home of the late collector Tom Hubbard has been the center of Franklin Automobile history. Featuring more than 20 antique and classic Franklin automobiles, as well as a collection of prehistoric artifacts collected by archaeologist Alice Carpenter, the museum is located in a quiet subdivision in the center of Tucson. Open publicly – Mid-October through Memorial Day weekend – Wednesday through Saturday; 10 am to 4 pm. Private tours available year-round; phone or e-mail for arrangements. Large groups are requested to call ahead.
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1405 E Kleindale Rd, Tucson, AZ 85719-1915
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

I have visited over several years to show and visit this unique and rare collection of Franklin cars built between the early 1900 Hundreds through about 1935.

Thank LeRoy9728
Reviewed 10 July 2017

A group of us guys went there last year and loved it! Unique in that it is one car manufacturing that is displayed, but is well worth the time to see it. Hard to find though must admit.

Thank Jack H
Reviewed 10 June 2017

This is a hidden gem of Tucson. Amazing display of Franklin vehicles from all ages all lovingly restored and displayed. Worth a visit for sure!

Thank Scuba_Sensei
Reviewed 28 May 2017

I knew the name 'Franklin,' but little more. VERY well informed staff, who had an answer for every question. Beautiful 1920's/1930's cars, in a very nice setting. Insight into the period and the personalities along with an alternative approach to car design. A really intimate...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 3 May 2017

If you like vintage cars this is the place for you. The vehicles are in amazing condition and the guide knows Everything about them. You can get right up next to the cars but are told not to touch them. We had a wonderful morning...More

Thank Bonnie V
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

A little hard to find but definitely worth the effort if you love cars. The volunteers are knowledgable and their love of the collection is contagious. Lots of fun for car enthusiasts! Most wives stay back in town.

Thank melindakae
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Knew nothing about the Franklin automobile but being an antique car buff I couldn't pass up a trip to this museum. Yes it is a bit tricky to locate being in an residential type area but well worth the effort. Senior entry fee is $8,...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 12 April 2017

If you're as much of a car nut as I am, this is the go-to place for history. Very few people know that one of the largest collection of Franklin automobiles is right here in Tucson! Visit, donate to the cause, and enjoy looking around...More

Thank onemanicmechanic
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great museum, little out of the way and difficult to find, but worth the visit if you like antique Franklin Vehicles as this is one of the largest collections in the nation. Caretaker is friendly and is happy to answer all your questions, and he...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Let me start by saying that we are NOT car people but we really enjoyed this look at quite a few old Franklin cars that had been lovingly restored. This began as the collection of one individual but, when he died, he left a trust...More

Thank Nancy F
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royal642
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Response from Anna G | Reviewed this property |
Open Mid Oct. to Memorial Day. Wed-Sat 10AM to 4PM.
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