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Canadian Automotive Museum

99 Simcoe St S, Oshawa, Ontario L1H 4G7, Canada
+1 905-576-1222
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Father's Day Event

First time at the museum for the Father's Day event. Was very impressed with the organization and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
mariemo736
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Oshawa, Canada
A great little museum with a surprising amount of cars

This little gem is run by extremely enthusiastic people with a genuine love for cars. It's not... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Chr15Walker
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Toronto, Canada
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The Canadian Automotive Museum collects and displays the history of the automobile in Canada. The museum is open: Monday-Friday 10am to 4:30pm, Saturday 10am to 4pm, Sunday 10am to 4pm (April through October), Closed Public Holidays
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“old cars” (27 reviews)
“on display” (18 reviews)
“rolls royces” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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99 Simcoe St S, Oshawa, Ontario L1H 4G7, Canada
Downtown Oshawa
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+1 905-576-1222
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"old cars"
in 27 reviews
"on display"
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"rolls royces"
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"car buff"
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"second floor"
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"car dealership"
in 6 reviews
"hidden gem"
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"classic cars"
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"wonderful collection"
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"in excellent condition"
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"early cars"
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"love cars"
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"amazing cars"
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"lightening mcqueen"
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"steam driven"
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"two floors"
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"his knowledge"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

First time at the museum for the Father's Day event. Was very impressed with the organization and offerings of guided tours for this event! Tours were very informative. The museum has many wonderful cars on display that appeal to both older and younger generations. A...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This little gem is run by extremely enthusiastic people with a genuine love for cars. It's not huge, but has a surprising amount of packed in. Plenty to look at and talk about with the guides. The Canadian contribution to the car industry is perfectly...More

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Alex G, Manager at Canadian Automotive Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much! Our volunteers are very passionate about Canada and its automotive history.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very informative, we took our grandson. It was wonderful, many cars, much history. It was spacious and our grandson was completely engaged.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A historical gem for any car driver! A group of us from the Victoria British Car Club did a rally and then toured the museum. What a informative and delightful tour! Our guide was excellent, very good speaker, story teller and historian. It was more...More

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Alex G, Manager at Canadian Automotive Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you! It was a pleasure having your group visit the museum. We looking forward to you visiting again.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family enjoyed our tour today at the museum! Tour guide was very knowledgeable and shared a lot of interesting information about the cars! We can’t wait to visit again after the renovations are complete. Our 3 & 5 year old loved the cars that...More

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Alex G, Manager at Canadian Automotive Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

That's great to hear. We hope you can bring your children back for our annual Kids Day event at the end of July.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got a personal tour of the museum and loved it. A lot of rare and precious cars and they are in the process of increasing the space which will be great. Will definitely go back!

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Alex G, Manager at Canadian Automotive Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We have tour guides available throughout the summer months to provide tours of the museum. Looking forward to seeing you again!

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

great time for the family and fun for kids to learn about cars and gives them a look in the the past of the history and the automotive industry happy to keep going back as my little one get older to see what is new

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Alex G, Manager at Canadian Automotive Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Thank you for bringing your family to the museum. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

I bought my family tickets off of Groupon for my Dad's Birthday last year. It was such a fun experience viewing old cars and exploring the museum. There isn't anything super fancy, but there are a lot of vintage/old cars that will really draw you...More

1  Thank Jennifer R
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Alex G, Manager at Canadian Automotive Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Glad you had a good time. Thank you for visiting.

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Well this was certainly a great way to spend an afternoon. My wife and I met up with my brother and his family to spend the day. First order of business was to see Lightening McQueen. And he did not disappoint. I am surprised that...More

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Alex G, Manager at Canadian Automotive Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Thank you for the recommendation! We're glad to hear you enjoyed Lightning McQueen and the rest of our collection.

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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

This is not super fancy place but u got to love it. I will be back again for sure. Lovely people and employees, they are so nice. I instantly in love this town.

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Alex G, Manager at Canadian Automotive Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Thank you! Looking forward to having your visit again.

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