California Car Museums

If you are a car lover, then California is the perfect place to visit some of the most incredible car museums in the world. There are many fascinating museums throughout the state that celebrate automobile history and technology, showcasing a wide range of classic cars, concept cars, historical vehicles, and more. Whether you are interested in vintage European models or modern American muscle cars, there is something for everyone in California’s car museums. Here are just a few of the best to explore during your next trip to the Golden State.

Last Chance GarageBenicia, CA 94510
Motor Transport Museum31949 CA-94, Campo, CA 91906(619)
Moto Talbott Motorcycle Museum4 E Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93924(831)
Day Family Car Museum265 N Joy St #200, Corona, CA 92879
Day Family Classic Cars Museum2525 Wardlow Rd, Corona, CA 92882(951)
Blackhawk Museum3700 Blackhawk Plaza Cir, Danville, CA 94506(925)
The Zimmerman Automobile Driving Museum610 Lairport St, El Segundo, CA 90245(310)
Antique Auto Museum1601 2nd St, Escalon, CA 95320
Walt Disney's GarageGarden Grove, CA 92840
Pelton Wheel Museum10933 Allison Ranch Rd, Grass Valley, CA 95949(530)
Laguna Beach Classic Car ShowUnnamed Road, Laguna Beach, CA
Hot Rod Garage225 W Ave L, Lancaster, CA 93534
Petersen Automotive Museum6060 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036(323)
Mt. Tamalpais Gravity Car BarnMt. Tam Gravity Car Barn, Verna Dunshee Trail, Mill Valley, CA
The Graffiti USA Classic Car MuseumN 9th St, Modesto, CA
Ojai Auto History Museum309 Bryant St, Ojai, CA 93023
The Murphy Auto Museum1930 Eastman Ave, Oxnard, CA 93030(805)
Mullin Automotive Museum1421 Emerson Ave, Oxnard, CA 93033(805)
Motorcycle Museum305 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950(831)
Woodland Auto Display4251 Dry Creek Rd, Paso Robles, CA 93446(805)
NHRA Motorsports Museum1101 W McKinley Ave, Pomona, CA 91768(909)
Classic Rotors2690 Montecito Rd, Ramona, CA 92065(760)
Lions Automobilia Foundation & Museum2790 E Del Amo Blvd, Rancho Dominguez, CA 90221(310)
California Automobile Museum2200 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95818(916)
San Diego Automotive Museum2080 Pan American Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101(619)
Evans Garage4953 Pacific Hwy, San Diego, CA
Academy of Art University Automobile Museum1849 Washington St, San Francisco, CA 94109(415)
Lyon Air Museum19300 Ike Jones Rd, Santa Ana, CA 92707(714)
Red Car Museum800-840 Electric Ave, Seal Beach, CA 90740(562) 453-9762
The Circle G Ranch Collection2674 Dawson Ave #76, Signal Hill, CA 90755(562) 374-8283
Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum320 Alisal Rd, Solvang, CA 93463(805)
Motte Historical Car Museum28380 CA-74, Sun City, CA 92585(951)
Mike Malamut Vintage Car Museum1121 Lawrence Dr, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320(818)
Marconi Automotive Museum1302 Industrial Dr, Tustin, CA 92780(714)
RAH Industries, Inc. The Hansen CollectionValencia, CA 91355
Big M Automotive Classic Car Dismantler1201 99 W, Williams, CA 95987(530)