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The Nethercutt Museum
15151 Bledsoe Street
Sylmar, CA 91342
Admission is free at all facilities. Self-guided
Tuesday – Saturday
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
1937 CANADIAN PACIFIC ROYAL HUDSON LOCOMOTIVE AND 1912 PULLMAN PRIVATE CAR
The Lower Salon is where guests assemble to start the guided tour. The salon is a microcosm of the entire collection. There are about 25 automobiles dating from the early 1900's up till the late 1940's. Also in display are nickelodeons, music boxes, David Winter Cottages, Dolls, Coins, and crystal figurines.
Marble columns, crystal chandeliers, painted ceilings all make up this beautiful Grand Salon Showroom of the 1910's, 20 and 30s. On display are approx. 30 of the finest automobiles of that era. Duesenbergs, Cadillacs, Isotta-Fraschini, Delahaye, Minvera, Renault, Maybach, many other European and American built automobiles.
Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
Photography (Cameras & Video Cameras are allowed) No food or beverage allowed - Bottled Water OK
The Collection is only available to view by guided tour only.
Tours are available on:
Thursday,Friday & Saturday
10:00am or 1:30pm
No food or beverage allowed-Bottled Water OK
Due to great demand for tour space, make reservations well in advance of the day you'd like to visit.
A.W. Hays Truck Museum
2000 E. Main Street
Woodland, CA 95695
Behring Museum at Blackhawk
3700 Blackhawk Plaza Circle
Danville, CA 94506
619 E. Fourth St.
Santa Ana, CA 92703
Deer Park Market &
Vintage Car Museum
29013 Champagne Blvd.
Escondido, CA 92026
J. Paul Getty Museum
17985 W. Pacific Coast Hwy.
Malibu, CA 90265
Justice Brothers Racing Museum
2734 East Huntington Dr.
Duarte, CA 91010
Los Angeles Museum
of Natural History Foundation
900 Exposition Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90007
Thomas Reddin (213) 744-3442
Murphy Auto Museumm
2230 Statham Blvd.
Partial List Automobile Museums & Car Collections
Orange Empire Railway Museum
P.O. Box 548 Perris, CA 92572
Tom Jacobson (714) 943-3020
Pacific Coast Dream Machines
Halfmoon Bay, CA
The Peterson Automotive Museum
6060 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
San Diego Automotive Museum
2080 Pan American Plaza
P.O. Box 127088
San Diego, CA 92101-1636
California Auto Museum
2200 Front Street
Sacramento, CA 95818
The J.B. Nethercutt Collection
15200 Bledsoe Street
Sylmar, CA 91342
19001 South Western Avenue
Torrance, CA 90501
Museum is open by appointment only by calling
Curator, Susan Sanborn
Susan Sanborn (310)468-4728, reservations
Torrance, CA 90501
BLACKHAWK AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM Showcases 90 vehicles dating from 1897 to the 1960s, selected for their significance or artistic inspiration. Open Wednesday through Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission fee. Blackhawk Plaza Circle, Danville, Calif. 94506. (925) 736-2280. blackhawkauto.org
CALIFORNIA ROUTE 66 MUSEUM A collection of historic photographs and artifacts related to the history of Route 66 and its communities, including the historical, cultural and economic impact of the mother road. Open Thursday through Monday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. 16825 D Street, Victorville, Calif. 92393. (760) 951-0436. califrt66museum.org
DAN ROUIT FLAT TRACK MUSEUM Memorabilia related to the history of motorcycle racing, including flat-track race bikes, posters, programs, trophies, leathers and helmets. Call for hours. Free. 309 W. Rialto Street, Clovis, Calif. 93612. (559) 291-2242. vft.org/rouit.html
HAYS ANTIQUE TRUCK MUSEUM Founded in 1982 by A. W. Hays, a leading figure in the California trucking industry, this museum has one of the largest collections of antique trucks in the country, if not the world, with more than 100 models from 94 manufacturers on display. Open daily. Admission fee. 1962 Hays Lane, Woodland, Calif. 95776. (530) 666-1044. truckmuseum.org
JUSTICE BROTHERS RACING MUSEUM Traces the evolution of motor sports, from track racecars to ice-racing motorcycles. The collection includes two Indy cars that were in the movie Driven” starring Sylvester Stallone. Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Free. 2734 E. Huntington Drive, Duarte, Calif. 91010. (626) 359-9174. justicebrothers.com
MARCONI AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM Opened in 1994 by Dick Marconi, who founded a manufacturer of vitamins, food supplements and weight-loss products, this museum houses a $30 million collection of historical, exotic and classic cars. His collection includes a late model Formula One car driven by Michael Schumacher in his first year with Ferrari. Open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission fee. 1302 Industrial Drive, Tustin, Calif. 92780. (714) 258-3001. marconimuseum.org
THE NETHERCUTT COLLECTION This collection was begun by J. B. Nethercutt, the co-founder of Merle Norman Cosmetics. There are 200 meticulously restored vehicles dating from 1898 to 1982, including an 1898 Eisenach Runabout and a 1967 Ferrari 365 California Spyder. There is also an automotive library. Open Tuesday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Free. 15151 Bledsoe Street, San Sylmar, Calif. 91342. (818) 364-6464. nethercuttcollection.org
MURPHY AUTO MUSEUM A collection of more than 50 cars, including a variety of classic, milestone and special-interest vehicles, including many models of Packards from 1927-58. Open Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Donation requested. 2230 Statham Boulevard, Oxnard, Calif. 93033. (805) 487-4333. murphyautomuseum.com
PETERSEN AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM Robert E. Petersen, the founder of Petersen Publishing and its flagship Motor Trend magazine, and his wife, Margie, were founding benefactors of this well-known museum. Its exhibits and dioramas feature more than 150 rare and classic cars, trucks and motorcycles covering four floors. Open day 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. except Monday. Admission fee. 6060 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles 90036. (323) 930-2277. petersen.org
SAN DIEGO AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM Changing exhibits examine the history of the auto industry from classics to concepts. Open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission fee. 2080 Pan American Plaza No. 12, Balboa Park, San Diego 92101. (619) 231-2886. sdautomuseum.org
TOYOTA USA AUTOMOBILE MUSEUM A showcase of Toyota's history in the United States, including more than 100 Toyota and Lexus vehicles from 1957 through 2007. Among them are two Toyopet Crowns, examples of Toyota's entry vehicle into the American market. By appointment only. Free. 19001 South Western Avenue, Torrance, Calif. 90509. (310) 468-4728. toyota50th.com
CALIFORNIA AUTO MUSEUM Exhibits more than 170 classic cars, trucks, motorcycles and racecars in historical groupings including a 1904 Ford, 1915 Hupmobile, 1925 Franklin, 1949 De Soto and 1958 Edsel. Open daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission fee. 2200 Front Street, Sacramento 95818, (916) 442-6802. calautomuseum.org
WALLY PARKS N.H.R.A. MOTORSPORTS MUSEUM A celebration of motorsports culture, including hot rods, customs, racecars and photographs, trophies, helmets, uniforms and other memorabilia. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Admission fee. Fairplex Gate 1, 1101 W. McKinley Avenue, Pomona, Calif. 91768. (909) 622-2133. museum.nhra.com
RIVERSIDE Riverside International Automotive Museum (RIAM) RIAM is open to the public 10 am until 4 pm, Monday through Saturday.
Suggested Admission is $5.
815 Marlborough Avenue #200
Riverside, CA 92507
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