The National Automobile Museum is one of the world’s famous automobile museums. This museum has a collection of all age car. This museum is also called THE HARRAH COLLECTION because most of the car was own by famous casino mogul William F.Harrah.
About the National automobile museum:
The National Automobile Museum began as the collection of vehicles accumulated by William F.Harah. After the death of William in 1978, his complete property including all his car collection was purchased by Holiday Corporation. When holiday decided to sell this collection, a private non-profit organization was formed to preserve the car and keep them in Nevada. The result was National automobile museum formed and opening done in 1989.
Autoweek considers national automobile museum one of the world’s top 16 famous museums in the world. It Is Most Famous Automobile Museum In Nevada.
What to see at the national automobile museum?
The national automobile museum is divided into four main galleries. Each gallery is huge with a collection of vintage clothing, accessories, and auto-related all parts .which enhance the visitor experience of all things automobile.
Gallery 1 has the collection of the car from the 1890s to the 1910s. The collection starts with a horseless carriage which began to acquire the automobile shape that evolved into what we drive today.
Gallery2 take you into the 20th century of the car to the early 30s.
Galley 3 has the collection of union 76 minutes man gas station and get into those 30s through 50s automobile.
Gallery 4 has the collection of all fastest car. In this gallery, you can see all movie car and another attraction in this gallery is the car corner where other can display their cars.
Collector car corner:
The national auto museum started this feature in 2011. This allows people to display their special car.
Each car will be displayed here for two months. To apply for this selection you need to mail following details by email to firstname.lastname@example.org . If you are chosen by committee your display will be scheduled and an exhibit sign prepared.
1. Car photo ( front, back, interior, and engine)
2. Description (<150 words) that include the year, model, body style, why your car is special.
3. Include contact information (address, telephone no. email address )
National automobile museum visiting time
The national automobile museum remains open every day expect thanksgiving and Christmas.
Hours are :
Monday – Saturday (9:30 am to 5:30 pm)
Sunday (10 am- 4 pm)
For member its free and $10 adult, $8 seniors (62+),$4 age 6-18, 5 and under are free.
The national automobile museum is located at 10 S.LAKE STREET, NEXT TO THE TRUCKEE RIVER. The museum has a variety of events through the year, such as special exhibition during Artown, movie nights, and Halloween tricks or treating . for more information call