Best Car & Automotive museums in California, USA

Below we list the highest ranked Car & Automotive Museums in California according to Google Reviews.

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California Car Museums in alphabetical order

Automobile Driving Museum
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Address: 610 Lairport Street, El Segundo, California (CA)

The Automobile Driving Museum’s mission is to collect, preserve, exhibit and ride in historic vehicles. 130+ Vintage, Antique and Muscle Autos.

Blackhawk Museums
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Address: 3700 Blackhawk Plaza Circle, Danville, California (CA)

The Automotive Gallery has almost 50 historically significant vehicles with some really rare ones.

California Automobile Museum
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Address: 2200 Front Street, Sacramento, California (CA)

A large museum with Cars and Motorcycles. Usually on display: 1900 Locomobile Steam, Ford: 1904 C Runabout and Model B Touring, 1906 Model K Touring; 1909 CarterCar

Malamut Auto Museums Foundation
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Address: 1121 Lawrence Dr, Thousand Oaks, California (CA)

The Mike Malamut Museum is a private auto collection and is not open to the public. Visits can be arranged for car clubs, charity events, or by appointment.

Marconi Automotive Museum
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Address: 1302 Industrial Drive, Tustin, California (CA)

The museum was founded by Dick Marconi and opened to the public in 1994. About 80 cars and motorcycles.

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Motte Historical Museum
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Address: 28380 Highway 74, Menifee, California (CA)

We can’t find any information about ticket prices. Some of the cars and bikes on display: 1910 Ford T Speedster 1910 Harley Davidson Board Track Racer 1924 Model T School Bus 1926 Chevrolet Touring Car 1928 Packard 443 1931 Cadillac 1935 Auburn Boat Ta…

Mullin Automotive Museum
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Address: 1421 Emerson Avenue, Oxnard, California (CA)

Amazing museum with mostly vintage cars. Open only on scheduled Saturdays.

Murphy Auto Museum
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Address: 2230 Statham Blvd, Oxnard, California (CA)

Murphy Auto Museum has over 90 beautiful vintage automobiles on display. Cars rotate on a continuous basis, keeping the collection fresh and interesting.

NHRA Motorsports Museum
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Address: 1101 West McKinley Avenue, Pomona, California (CA)

NHRA (National Hot Rod Association) Motorsports Museum, Hot Rods and Dragsters.

Petersen Automotive Museum
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Address: 6060 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, California (CA)

This amazingly looking museum was named US museum of the year in 2016.

San Diego Automotive Museum
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Address: 2080 Pan American Plaza, San Diego, California (CA)

Car museum in San Diego with a collection of cars and motorcycles that highlight automotive culture throughout history.

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The Nethercutt Museum
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Address: 15151 Bledsoe Street, Sylmar, California (CA)

They show more than 250 of the world’s greatest cars. Pebble Beach winners. Gobron-Brille, Pope-Hartford, Knox, Hispano-Suiza.