California Automobile Museum

Old Sacramento

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In a Nutshell

Auto classes incorporate hands-on activities, such as engine repair or photography; museum features 72,000 sq. ft. of classic cars

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Promotional value expires Jan 16, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. Classes subject to availability; additional class dates to be determined as needed. Cars Under The Stars wine tasting in August 2013 and other special events not included. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose from Three Options

  • $14 for an individual 2013 museum membership (a $20 value) and admission to a Thursday Cars Under the Stars event (an $8 value; a $28 total value)
  • $32.50 for an individual 2013 museum membership and a choice of a Youth Basic Engine class, a Details of Detailing class or an Artomotive Photography workshop (up to a $45 value; up to a $65 total value)
  • $55 for an individual 2013 museum membership and a Model A Basics & Driving class (an $85 value; a $105 total value)<p>

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Members receive the following benefits:

  • Unlimited free museum admission for the remainder of the year
  • Invitations to members-only events
  • 10% discount at the museum gift shop
  • Access to the museum’s research library
  • 2013 collectible membership pin, certificate, and Gearhead card
  • Subscription to Fuel, the museum newsletter
  • Discounts on museum trips, classes, workshops, lectures, and family programs
  • Eligibility to join support organizations
  • Voting privileges for elections<p>

California Automobile Museum

The California Automobile Museum weaves the story of the automobile's birth and development through a gleaming collection of cars that dates back to the 1880s. Guests meander through 72,000 square feet of luxury and muscle vehicles, from pre–Model T Fords and green vehicles to Lamborghinis and modern NASCAR vehicles. In addition to its permanent collection and current exhibits, the museum's displays are always changing due to donations from private collectors and the hot rod fairy, allowing visitors to see a varying display of vehicles on different visits. One new exhibit focuses on the beauty and culture surrounding motorcycles in California, featuring 60 "hogs" bound to impress the novice and veteran motorcyclist alike. The museum also offers a wide variety of classes that are fun and educational, and open to both adults and children. Guests can also visit the gift shop stocked with auto-centric goodies, including car-related fine-art photography, T-shirts, kids' arts and crafts, and die-cast models of classic cars.

Customer Reviews

484 Ratings

We had a wonderful time at the Museum! If you can, find one of the Docents to take you around - especially if you don't know much about cars. Mike was absolutely wonderful and gave us a lot more insight than what was just on the placards.
Jessica D. · June 27, 2016
We arrived 10 minutes before they opened. The young man came out and said they were all set up and to come in. He was so nice, so easy going, we felt welcomed. It was fascinating and obviously a labor of love.
Peggy · June 13, 2016
The California Auto Museum was a great place to take my husband on his birthday --- a former Auto Technician. We had a great time!
Harri B. · May 15, 2016
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    Old Sacramento

    2200 Front St.

    Sacramento, CA 95818


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