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National Automobile Museum

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Address: 10 S Lake St, Reno, NV 89501
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+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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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Charlie M
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Waco, Texas
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Waco, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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 6 days ago NEW

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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Thank Dorothy T
Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Thank Doug D
Parker City
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW

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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Thank Sean E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Back before Jay Leno had the greatest car collection Bill Harrah did. He started collecting classic cars early when they were not as valuable as they are now. This museum houses a large selection of cars from the 1880s to 1980s. The collection is weighted more heavily on the antique cars from before 1930. You can witness the evolution of... More 

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Moneta, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So many cars! And a movie about Bill Harrah and his start in the gaming industry. The staff was very helpful and informative. Spent several hours there.

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Madera, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a most pleasant surprise. Even had a friend with us who doesn't like cars, but was fascinated with this museum. Cars are well laid out chronologically, and very well restored. I could have spend days in there. The docents are knowledgeable, well informed, and friendly. Don't miss this!

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Roseville
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The National Automobile Museum is a great place to see vintage cars. Be sure to ask for the audio headset to hear all of the details on the cars history.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this Reno gem! Our family loves cars & had taken one of our 20 year old sons for an afternoon out. What an amazing collection of automobiles (mostly American) and all organized in a beautiful "historical" time warp through four large buildings. Well worth the trip!

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