"Everyman's Car"

Monday, May 6, 2013
1908 Brush Runabout - National Automobile Museum
Part 2 of a three part installment by guest blogger, Flat Tire Jack: Return to Gallery 1 to study the 1908 Brush Runabout.

Exceptional Evening at Rancharrah

Thursday, April 25, 2013
Karen Burns with Lauren in vintage costume with our racing Cord
Friday, April 19 our members enjoyed a wonderous evening at Rancharrah. Special thank you to Airport Mini Bus, Karen Burns Productions, Rancharrah and John Harrah.  

Fantastic 2013 History Symposium

Thursday, April 25, 2013
Michael Branch Presentation -  History Symposium
What a wonderful experience!  We received great feedback from participants saying once again that the Musuem's History Symposium exceeded expectations.   Thank you so much to everyone who attended, our great speakers and supporters including Nevada Humanities, Harrah's Reno,  National Automobile Museum Volutneers and Teaching American History Project.

Gallery 1 and the Lead Up to the Brush Roadster

Monday, March 4, 2013
Part 1 of a three part installment by Flat Tire Jack, guest blogger. Gallery 1 is a curious place. It is the archive of our earliest expressions of mechanized personal travel. The beginning of the twentieth century was marked by a seminal debate. Should the automobile replace the horse and carriage? If the auto was to be successful, it needed to be utilitarian and economical. Was that possible?

Clifford's Birthday Party

Monday, February 11, 2013
KNPB and the National Automobile Museum were thrilled to host the 50th birthday party for Clifford, The Big Red Dog.  Parents and children celebrated with a Clifford episode in the theater, a scavenger hunt throughout the Museum, balloon sculptures, birthday cake, reading and more.  A great time was had by all.

Legacy for Lana

Monday, January 28, 2013
The Chrysler Newport, one of the last dual cowl phaetons, was designed by Ralph Roberts and custom-built by LeBaron, Carrossiers in Detroit, Michigan. The car featured an all-aluminum body, concealed headlamps, folding windshield and hide-away top. There were a total of six Newports constructed by Chrysler as show vehicles and four are known to exist today. One of the Newports was selected as the 1940 Indianapolis 500 Pace Car. This was the first and still the only time a non-production car has been used in this event.

$2 Senior Day - February 20, 2013

Monday, January 28, 2013
The National Automobile Museum is celebrating seniors.  Wednesday, February 20, 2013 the Museum will offer a special $2 admission for all guests age 62 and older. The Museum is open from 9:30 am – 5:30 pm with a guided tour at 1:30 pm and audio tours available throughout the day.