Now open! America and the Motorcycle: 1900-1990

The National Automobile Museum is excited to announce the opening of its newest exhibit, America and the Motorcycle: 1900-1990. The exhibit opened on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, just in time for the annual “Street Vibrations” event downtown. The exhibit features thirty vintage machines that portray the role of the motorcycle

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Women in Automotive History – Second Thursday Talk, April 2021

April 2021 Second Thursday Talk Women in Automotive History – Remarkable women in the automotive industry and how they’ve affected the car you currently drive. Historically, the automobile industry has had a reputation of being a man’s territory, however, there are some pretty innovative and influential women that have played

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Where’s the Gas Cap?

WHERE’S THE GAS CAP?   This 1936 DeSoto Airstream Taxi shows the cap where you would expect it to be, in the rear.  It’s the most common arrangement used on some early cars and the majority of our current models.             But on this 1928

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1900 – 1910: Tycoons & Trailblazers History Symposium

Come explore the first decade of the 20th Century with national and regional authors, historians and experts. Our rural nation was about the business of peace, prosperity and progress. Americans were optimistic and self-confident. In the 35 years since the Civil War the United States had become the first among

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Second Thursday Talk – Gas Pumps – Dispensing Fuel

From Buckets and Art Deco Pumps sought after by collectors to the latest innovations. Presented by Museum Docent Chair Rod Smith Enjoy a 30-minute talk, Q&A, refreshments and a unique piece of history. Free to Museum members. Included with paid admission. Otherwise, $5 per person to attend the talk. The gasoline pump has evolved

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April 25, 26 & 28, 2018: 1890s-Inspired History Symposium

Monday, February 26th 2018, 4:29 am PDT The National Automobile Museum provides an educational historical forum fit for NDE course approval RENO, Nev. – February 26, 2018 – (Newswire.com) On the brink of the 20th century, our country progressed from an agricultural economy to a largely industrial one, from rural

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April 25, 26 & 28, 2018: 1890s-Inspired History Symposium

By Brad Bennett , in PR PR California on February 26, 2018 . The National Automobile Museum provides an educational historical forum fit for NDE course approval Press Release – updated: Feb 26, 2018 03:00 PST RENO, Nev., February 26, 2018 – On the brink of the 20th century, our

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