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National Automobile Museum

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Address: 10 S Lake St, Reno, NV 89501
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Offering more than 224 vehicles on display, this museum contains one of the...

Offering more than 224 vehicles on display, this museum contains one of the greatest car collections anywhere.

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I don't even like cars, but love this place.

This place has such an amazing assortment of vehicles. Many of which I've never seen before. One of the coolest parts is that inside of the building it is set up like an old... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place has such an amazing assortment of vehicles. Many of which I've never seen before. One of the coolest parts is that inside of the building it is set up like an old street. Old cars, gas pump, movie theater. It's an amazing place.

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Seattle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This museum has 100s of cars from the 1890-1940 eras. Each is restored beautifully and has great documentation. I'm no gearhead but I found the museum very interesting. Some of the rooms captured street scenes from different times. I would recommend highly.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Museum and opted for the free guided tour which I highly recommend. The tour guide spent about 90 minutes with our small group of 5 people and focused on the highlights of about 50-60 important cars. He was extremely knowledgable and gave us information about production techniques, inventions, mistakes, and manufacturer history. The Museum itself is organized in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A guide walked us through the collection of unusual and classic cars, many we had not even heard of. A must see if you are interested in historical cars that are beautifully displayed.

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Citrus Heights, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a great place to spend a rainy day. We are both car fanatics and I was impressed with the size and scope of this collection. Starting with the very first automobiles up to more modern ones, it is a sight to behold. They are arranged chronologically and my favorite cars such as the Cord, Duesenberg, Auburn and also... More 

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Waco, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had this on my todo list and was not disappointed. Actually I was very impressed with the variety of cars and the display as well. Anyone that likes cars and their history will be very pleased. I have been to many auto museums and this one stands out. The wife and granddaughter enjoyed it as well. They have one... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hey, I don't like cars but this place was the highlight of our trip to Reno. Don't miss it! It has the most extensive collection of vehicles that I have ever seen but not only that there are vintage clothing displays in glass cases to go with the cars. There is also a place where you can dress up in... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun place to visit! One of our "go to" places when we want to entertain out of town guests. Great collection of cars!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let me start by saying - I'm not a car buff. I like pretty cars, I like the old cars, and I discovered I liked touring this museum. What an amazing collection! From the copper Rolls Royce, to the Cadillac Elvis gave to his karate instructor, and every thing dating prior and after that were all beautifully preserved. Highly recommend... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must see for enthusiasts, and even non enthusiast will like it. I took my wife and two girls and they enjoyed it. They asked all kinds of questions that i actually could answer so I felt smart. We spent from opening till they kicked us out cause it was just so cool. They have a cutaway of... More 

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