Transport Museums in Western North America

Welcome to the Interactive map of Transport Museums in the Western States of the USA, and the Western Provinces of Canada.

The following US States are included on this map:

The following Canadian Provinces are included:

Please select a marker on the map, a pop up will display the Museum or collection located there, and a link for more details.

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Or directly select the type of museum you wish to visit, by using the drop-down menu below.

There are also alphabetical lists below the Map.

Related pages

Car & Auto Museums along Route 66.

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Direct links to Transport Museum divided by regions:

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53 museums in total.

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Western North American museums in alphabetical order

  • Academy of Art University Automobile Museum (Road), San Francisco, California (CA), USA

    A glimpse into the history of the Art and Design of automobiles.

  • America’s Car Museum LeMay at Marymount (Road), Tacoma, Washington (WA), USA

    This Collection consists of 250 automobiles spanning over 100 years, plus about another 100 vehicles on exhibit loan.

  • Automobile Driving Museum (Road), El Segundo, California (CA), USA

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

  • Blackhawk Museums (Road), Danville, California (CA), USA

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

  • Bomber Command Museum of Canada (Road, Air), Nanton, Alberta (AB), Canada

    The acquisition of aircraft and other artifacts, primarily through private donations, has provided the Society with an impressive collection of displays.

  • California Automobile Museum (Road), Sacramento, California (CA), USA

    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

  • California Route 66 Museum (Road), Victorville, California (CA), USA

    California Route 66 Museum is about the U.S. Highway 66. It shows the cultural influences since 1926; and impacting effects is had on architecture, arts, and commerce.

  • Canadian Museum of Flight (Air), Langley, British Columbia (BC), Canada

    Visitors can take a chronological walk around the Museum starting with WWI to present day, and can see how large a part Canada has played in aviation history.

  • Chico Air Museum (Air), Chico, California (CA), USA

    Aviation History!

  • CLOSED – Gateway Canyons Automobile Museum (Road), Gateway, Colorado (CO), USA

    Museum closed 2023.

  • CLOSED: J & R Vintage Autos (Road), Rio Rancho, New Mexico (NM), USA


  • Colorado Railroad Museum (Rail), Colorado, Colorado (CO), USA

    Stroll the Museum’s 15-acre railyard with over 100 narrow and standard gauge steam and diesel locomotives, passenger cars, cabooses, G-scale garden railway and more.

  • Deer Park Winery & Auto Museum (Road), Escondido, California (CA), USA

    Supposed to be the largest collection in the world of Convertible cars! Amphicar, Benz, Crofton, Crosley, Franklin, Messerschmitt, Muntz, and more.

  • Dreamcycle Motorcycle Museum (Road), Sorrento, British Columbia (BC), Canada

    The museum traces the history of motorbikes displaying bikes from 1924 to 2002. Mark chooses bikes based on their historical significance and rarity.

  • Erickson Aircraft Collection (Air), Madras, Oregon (OR), USA

    The Erickson Aircraft Collection is the Pacific Northwest’s premier Flying Collection. The museum features one of the top collection of vintage warbirds.

  • Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (Air), McMinnville, Oregon (OR), USA

    Home of the Spruce Goose Hughes H-4 Hercules. With displays ranging from Orville and Wilbur Wright, to an actual Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird.

  • Forney Museum of Transportation (Road, Air, Rail), Denver, Colorado (CO), USA

    What started as a collection of 1 now has over 800 artifacts!

  • Frontier Auto Museum (Road), Gillette, Wyoming (WY), USA

    Newly remodeled 12.000 SQ ft Antique Store & Museum. Take a historical tour through a Car Museum and Old Main-street Town. Antique & Relics Store.

  • Hollywood Cars Museum (Road), Las Vegas, Nevada (NV), USA

    The museum is now home to five James Bond vehicles including the Lotus Esprit Submarine Car driven by Roger Moore in the 1977 film, The Spy Who Loved Me

  • Lyon Air Museum (Road, Air), Santa Ana, California (CA), USA

    Lyon Air Museum has authentic aircraft, rare vehicles and related memorabilia, with emphasis on the defining event of the 20th century – World War II.

  • Malamut Auto Museums Foundation (Road), Thousand Oaks, California (CA), USA

    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 (Road), Tustin, California (CA), USA

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

  • Maritime Museum of San Diego (Maritime), , California (CA), USA

    The museum has one of the world’s finest collections of historic ships, including the world’s oldest active ship Star of India.

  • Miracle Of America Museum (Road, Air), Polson, Montana (MT), USA

    18,000 visitors from the entire 50 United States,10 Canadian provinces, & 24 foreign countries. It contains thousands of artifacts.

  • Motte Historical Museum (Road), Menifee, California (CA), USA

    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 (Road), Oxnard, California (CA), USA

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

  • Murphy Auto Museum (Road), Oxnard, California (CA), USA

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

  • Museum of Mountain Flying (Road, Air), Missoula, Montana (MT), USA

    18,500 square foot hangar. The museum had acquired its C-45 Twin Beech from Northstar Aviation and a year later just by chance located the original DC-3.

  • National Automobile Museum (Harrah Collection) (Road), Reno, Nevada (NV), USA

    More than 200 eye-popping cars. Considered by Autoweek as one of 5 best museums in the US. Top ten Transportation Museums in US, USA Today 2016.

  • New Mexico Route 66 Museum (Road), Tucumcari, New Mexico (NM), USA

    Offers a unique look into New Mexico’s Route 66 heritage. Cars include two Ford Model A, 1937 Studebaker President, Mercury Montclair, and more.

  • NHRA Motorsports Museum (Road), Pomona, California (CA), USA

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

  • Petersen Automotive Museum (Road), Los Angeles, California (CA), USA

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

  • Piccadilly Transportation Memorabilia Museum (Road), Butte, Montana (MT), USA

    Our extensive and sometimes exotic exhibits of highway and subway markers, license plates, vintage cars, advertising art, and assorted petroliana.

  • Pima Air & Space Museum (Air), Tucson, Arizona (AZ), USA

    The concept for the Pima Air & Space Museum began in 1966 during the celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the creation of the United States Air Force.

  • Powell County Museum & Arts Foundation (Road), Deer Lodge, Montana (MT), USA

    Over 150 cars are on display from classic Chevys and muscle cars to a Schacht high wheeler and a 1915 Trumbull Cycle Car. Top 10 Car Museums in the country

  • Reynolds-Alberta Museum (Road, Air), Wetaskiwin, Alberta (AB), Canada

    The Reynolds-Alberta Museum in Wetaskiwin, Alberta, interprets the impact of technological change in transportation, aviation, agriculture 1890s.

  • Route 66 Auto Museum (Road), Santa Rosa, New Mexico (NM), USA

    This is a must-see on your travels through the Mother Road! Over 30 privately owned cars on display, including classics, vintage, chrome, street rods, and more!

  • Russell’s Truck & Travel Center (Road), Glenrio, USA

    A truck stop and petrol station with a difference!

  • San Diego Automotive Museum (Road), San Diego, California (CA), USA

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

  • San Diego Electric Railway Association (SDERA) (Rail), National City, California (CA), USA

    They are dedicated to the preservation of the history of the San Diego Electric Railway, primary streetcar system operating late 1800s to 1949.

  • Shelby American Collection (Road), Boulder, Colorado (CO), USA

    The Shelby American Collection celebrates the rich heritage of the Cobra, Shelby Mustang and Ford GT 40 cars that changed the face of auto racing in the 1960s.

  • The Auto Collections (Road), Las Vegas, Nevada (NV), USA

    This is a showroom with up to 250 World Class automobiles on display and available for sale.

  • The Museum of Flight (Air), Tukwila, Seattle, Washington (WA), USA

    Often considered one of the top 20 air and space museums in USA. Huge facility, and incredible display of Aircraft and Spacecraft! Flight Simulators, Interactive Tours, Events and much more.

  • The National Museum of World War II Aviation (Road, Air), Colorado Springs, Colorado (CO), USA

    The National Museum of World War II Aviation documents the role that military aviation played in the emergence of our nation as a world power during WWII.

  • The Nethercutt Museum (Road, Rail), Sylmar, California (CA), USA

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

  • Tillamook Air Museum (Road, Air, Rail), Tillamook, Oregon (OR), USA

    Now an Air Museum, with Aircraft, Helicopters, Trucks and Fire Truck. Exhibits large and small, including an engine & Helium room.

  • Toyota USA Automobile Museum (Road), Torrance, California (CA), USA

    Toyota’s U.S. history spans more than 55 years. These vintage vehicles trace Toyota’s history, an unknown company in 1957, to one of today’s leading automakers.

  • Unser Racing Museum (Road), Albuquerque, New Mexico (NM), USA

    The Unser Racing Museum is a multi-dimensional museum experience using modern technologies to educate and immerse visitors in the exciting world of racing.

  • Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum – WAAAM (Road, Air), Hood River, Oregon (OR), USA

    An Aviation, Auto, and Transport museum in Hood River, Oregon.

  • Western Museum of Flight (Air), Torrance, California (CA), USA

    One of the most interesting planes they have is the YF-23A “Black Widow II” PAV-2.

  • Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum (Air), Denver, Colorado (CO), USA

    Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum includes more than 182,000 square feet of hangar space and 50 iconic aircraft dating from 1939 to 1990.

  • World of Speed Museum (Road), Wilsonville, Oregon (OR), USA

    From drag racing and land speed records to hydroplanes and NASCAR! Our educational museum features race cars, boats and motorcycles.

  • Yukon Transportation Museum (Road, Air, Rail), Whitehorse, Yukon (YT), Canada

    This museum brings Yukon transportation history to life.

Western North American museums ordered by City