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National Automobile Museum

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Address: 10 S Lake St, Reno, NV 89501-1558
Phone Number: +1 775-333-9300
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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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Fun place even for non car enthusiasts

Whether you're into cars or not, the museum is a fun stop in a city where there isn't much to do (apart from gambling, of course!). The museum showcases the history of automobiles... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Whether you're into cars or not, the museum is a fun stop in a city where there isn't much to do (apart from gambling, of course!). The museum showcases the history of automobiles in the USA & has an impressive collection of impeccably maintained vintage cars.

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Europe
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I really quite look forward to visiting car museums, especially those containing cars that are a little different for one reason or another. The National Automobile Museum is one such place and a big reason is William F. Harrah liked to collect cars that were unique in a way; either first or last production models, cars owned by famous people... More 

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Gridley, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and father-in-law are auto buffs and we visited the museum on our recent trip to Reno. They have a nice collection of old cars and provide an educational film along with a guided tour if you want to go that route. We watched the film, but wandered around on our own. I even enjoyed myself and I am... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Grest collection of automobiles and interactive rich in history and facts. A must see for auto buffs and collectors.

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Ventura
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I was happy to find that the Auto museum is full of wonderfully restored automobiles. This is a piece of our past that I would like to see again in a he future!

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum was nice and full of vintage cars and info. Even though they have guided tours and an audible narration you can use, we were satisfied with taking the tour on our own. If you are interested in reading and examining all the info available, make sure you have at least 2 hours

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Irmo, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We made a mistake and parked on the street around the block at metered curbside. On approach by foot we realized there was a free parking lot. We decided to go in and not worry about it. Luckily the people at the museum ticket counter gave us a heads up that we really should cut our losses and go move... More 

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Someone told me that originally this was even larger at one point! This was a wonderful museum with some fabulous looking Eye candy vehicles from the 1900s to the 1960s. Many are unique one-of-a-kind, while others were owned by celebrities, all put together and arranged carefully by decades, and it was a delightful informative time to be had.

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Roswell, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum was a pleasant surprise. The number of cars and their variety was impressive. Older cars dominated and were meticulously maintained. It was well lighted and allowed very close up viewing. If you like cars, this is a must see.

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Salisbury, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great trip in the Way-Back machine to see these restored cars of yesteryear. You could just imagine the glory it was to drive and tour in one the cars.

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