Museum Cars to help open Reno's new Virginia Street Bridge

Thursday, April 7, 2016
1907 Thomas Flyer
Four remarkable Museum cars will drive across the new Virginia Street Bridge during the opening ceremony on Tues., April 12, 2016, at 11 a.m. This is a rare opportunity to see the 1907 Thomas Flyer outside of the Museum. It's one of the most historically-significant cars in the world and will be accompanied by three more of our cars, which will remain on the bridge until 2 p.m.  Come see the beautiful new bridge and an exceptional procession of transportation history.    

Car of the Month

Friday, February 26, 2016
1937 Cord Reunited with Famous Trophy The Museum's 1937 812 Supercharged Beverly Sedan is on the exhibition circuit. Since April 2015, it has been featured in an exhibit, Racers and Record Setters, at the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum in Auburn, Indiana.  This was the first time since 1937 the Cord was united with the Stevens Trophy, which is on loan from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. 

2016 Raffle Car

Friday, November 6, 2015
Tickets Now On Sale at the Museum The next time you are at the Museum buy a chance at winning the Museum's raffle car: 1994 Corvette Convertible

2015 Raffle Car Winner - Ticket # 054713

Thursday, November 5, 2015
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2015 Raffle Car Winner - Ticket # 054713 1989 Corvette Coupe Winner The winning ticket for the Museum's 2015 Raffle Car was drawn at the Museum's 26th Anniversary Party on the evening of November 5, 2015.  The winner from the state of California was called right after the winning ticket was drawn and was very excited to hear the news.

25th Annual Trick or Treat in the Streets of the Museum

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Saturday, October 31, 2015; 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. Special $2 Admission For twenty five years the Museum has held the family event, Trick or Treat in the Streets of the Museum, on Halloween.  This event receives widespread community support and often has more than 2,000 attendees.

Denim: Cool Rags and Rides

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
July 29 - November 6, 2015

Combined Test & Tune & Adopt-A-Car Event!

Friday, June 26, 2015
Thursday, July 23, 2015, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Our one-of-a-kind bright orange and three-wheeled wonder, the 1937 Airomobile, will be out for a spin! Come enter to win a ride in the Airomobile, 1910 Franklin, or classy 1958 Cadillac! Taste of Chicago will be here with Chicago style pizza and dogs! Attendees are automatically entered to win a ride, and signing up for a new membership that night earns you twice as many chances to win!

Father's Day Collector Car Contest: Size Matters

Monday, June 1, 2015
Sunday, June 21, 2015, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. On Father's Day, Sunday, June 21, the Museum is calling all Dads! Drive your collector car to the Museum on Father's Day and enter our Longest Drive, Biggest Ride and Largest Grille Contest. A great prize for each category. Dads receive free admission when driving a collector car or visiting with family.

Winning 2014 Raffle Car Ticket Drawn - #04054

Friday, November 14, 2014
On Thursday, November 6, 2014 at the Museum's 25th Anniversary Party the winning raffle ticket was drawn: number 04054. The winner has already taken possession of the vehicle. The 2015 raffle car was unveiled at the Anniversary Party and is a 1989 Corvette Coupe.

Clean up in process after arson fire

Monday, June 23, 2014
Clean up crew in North hall
Update:  July 2, 2014.  The National Automobile Museum is open.  Update: June 26, 2014.  The National Automobile Museum is happy to announce that we will reopen to the public on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at 9:30 am.  There will still be minor construction occuring in the lobby area, however, all four galleries in addition to our themed street scenes will be available for your enjoyment.  We look forward to seeing you soon!