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Blackhawk Museum

3700 Blackhawk Plaza Cir, Danville, CA 94506-4652
+1 925-736-2280
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Tucked Away Gem

This museum boasts an impressive auto collection. However, there is much more. There is an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pttygua
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Danville, California
Great place for a Halloween Party!

Their antique car collection is an amazing look back into the past! A high-end experience worth... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MLXTMRS
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San Ramon, California
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Since opening in August 1988, Blackhawk Museums has displayed classic automobiles and myriad exhibitions exemplifying art, technology and history. Local students, residents and international visitors enjoy educational presentations, cultural programs and volunteer opportunities. Since the beginning it has been home to the Blackhawk Automotive Museum with over 55 vintage, classic, rare and sports automobiles on display. These automobiles are regarded as works of art and range from the dawn of the motoring age through the 1960's. In 2015, a new exhibition, The Spirit of the Old West opened, telling the story of the western frontier from the perspective of both the Native Americans and the settlers before, during and after the expansion west. The exhibition features authentic artifacts from the period, a large diorama depicting key historic moments, scenes of wildlife from the frontier and other elements that bring the past to life. Other exhibitions on display include the Wheelchair Foundation Gallery and an exhibition of Juke Boxes from the Golden Age and vintage oil pumps.
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“old west” (21 reviews)
“classic cars” (13 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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3700 Blackhawk Plaza Cir, Danville, CA 94506-4652
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+1 925-736-2280
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum boasts an impressive auto collection. However, there is much more. There is an expansive exhibit of the history of the West.

Thank pttygua
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Their antique car collection is an amazing look back into the past! A high-end experience worth repeating, very elegant and impressive! Can't be beat for corporate events as a location.

Thank MLXTMRS
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived at the museum and the building is absolutely brilliant. The exhibition hall ist clean and there are a lot of the most beautiful cars on earth. In the second level is a western exhibition where you can see and feel how they lived...More

Thank meier m
Timothy M, Executive Director at Blackhawk Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Visitor, Thank you for your positive feedback. It is a great pleasure to learn that you liked your visit so much, enjoying both the cars in our International Automotive Treasures gallery and the western history display in our Spirit of the Old West gallery....More

Reviewed 16 August 2017

Honestly, when the museum was two floors of cars, I enjoyed it better. Now, the second floor is dedicated to an exhibit about pioneers and Native Americans. While that is interesting, when we paid admission, we were expecting more cars. The ones they have on...More

Thank JesLynx
Timothy M, Executive Director at Blackhawk Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Visitor We would like to respond to your comments following the recent visit to the Blackhawk Museums. You are correct in that we previously had two floors of automobiles on display in the upper gallery and the main gallery. The Museums’ focus on education...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017

The main floor highlight of the museum is the selection of vintage cars from around the world. All of the chrome was shiny and stunning with the black background. Added expositions include a permanent "western America" history on the second floor, an Oklahoma 101 ranch...More

Thank sinza2017
Timothy M, Executive Director at Blackhawk Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Visitor, Thank you for your positive feedback. It is a great pleasure to learn that you liked your visit so much, enjoying both the cars in our International Automotive Treasures gallery and the western history display in our Spirit of the Old West gallery...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Went for a business meeting to listen to a motivational speaker. The ambiance is a plus. Car enthusiasts will have a blast! There's a fee for general admission. If you're in the area, this is a good place to check out.

Thank ElizabethY347
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

The Blackhawk Museum exceeded our expectations. The first floor houses the car showroom which was exhilarating, spotless, and classy. They had a phenomenal selection of old US and foreign cars in restored exceptional condition. Also on the first floor was an exhibit of beautiful African...More

Thank Jane G
Timothy M, Executive Director at Blackhawk Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Dear Visitor, Thank you for your positive feedback. It is a great pleasure to learn that you liked your visit so much, enjoying both the cars in our International Automotive Treasures gallery and the western history display in our Spirit of the Old West gallery....More

Reviewed 12 July 2017

The museum has a wonderful collection of special vehicles that they display with the respect that they deserve. The display also changes on a regular basis so check the website for updates.More

Thank James B
Timothy M, Executive Director at Blackhawk Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Dear Visitor, Thank you for your positive feedback. It is a great pleasure to learn that you liked your visit so much. We are very fortunate to be able to showcase the wonderful automobiles on display. From July through September 30 we have an exhibition...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

I've been here several times, never disappointed. Incredible collection of domestic and foreign vintage cars. Outstanding venue for a social function. Lots of good choices for food/drinks in immediate vicinity.More

Thank George C
Timothy M, Executive Director at Blackhawk Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Dear Visitor, Thank you for your positive feedback. It is a great pleasure to learn that you liked your visit so much ... especially enjoying our automotive gallery. Many thanks for visiting the Blackhawk Museums and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best museums we have been to. When we were there we went to the 1st floor car museum and my husband thoroughly enjoyed it. We also saw the 2nd floor and it was so well done. I recently was told...More

Thank Laura V
Timothy M, Executive Director at Blackhawk Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Dear Visitor, Thank you for your positive feedback. It is a great pleasure to learn that you liked your visit so much, enjoying both our automotive gallery and the addition of the western history gallery. We are very fortunate to be able to showcase the...More

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hilltopjanet
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Response from LBWoody | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are admission fees.
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hilltopjanet
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Response from Vicente Jr G | Reviewed this property |
Adult tickets are at $12; seniors are at $8; children at $8 if you buy through their website blackhawkmusuemThese are their discounted prices. No group rates are listed
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