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Canadian Automotive Museum

99 Simcoe St S, Oshawa, Ontario L1H 4G7, Canada
+1 905-576-1222
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Great place to visit !!

The tour was very interesting and included some unique experience combining the historical cars on... read more

Reviewed yesterday
eliavkling
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Maple, Canada
Unique experience

This museum is a truly unique experience. They have cars that you cannot see anywhere else in the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ZSR91
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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 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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"
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"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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Reviewed yesterday

The tour was very interesting and included some unique experience combining the historical cars on the floor and some background on the different models and their history.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This museum is a truly unique experience. They have cars that you cannot see anywhere else in the world in prime condition. The staff is very knowledgeable and nice. Will be back for sure!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

A hidden gem of some fantastic examples of automotive history. Make a club run to take a stroll and marvel at what they have assembled here.

2  Thank Duane H
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Alex G, Manager at Canadian Automotive Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you. We have some wonderful examples of early Canadian-built cars on display. We’re glad you enjoyed them.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The tour guide was very informative (Greg). His true passion for cars and history was evident. There was an enormous selection of cars. Much bigger inside then it appears outside. Cool and comfortable. I thought I had no interest in cars until attending here! It...More

2  Thank r0cky2015
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Alex G, Manager at Canadian Automotive Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Glad to hear you enjoyed your tour with Greg. Thank you for your review.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The museum was great. Lot of interesting cars and nice people working there. I would go again in a heartbeat.

2  Thank Perogies36
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Alex G, Manager at Canadian Automotive Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you! We’re pleased to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit.

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Reviewed 5 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

2  Thank mariemo736
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Alex G, Manager at Canadian Automotive Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We’re glad you could join us for Father’s Day. Thank you for your review.

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Reviewed 5 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

2  Thank Chr15Walker
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Alex G, Manager at Canadian Automotive Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Irene H
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Alex G, Manager at Canadian Automotive Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you, we’re glad you enjoyed your visit with your grandson.

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Reviewed 2 weeks 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

1  Thank Tim H
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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 3 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

Thank Iva L
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Alex G, Manager at Canadian Automotive Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 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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