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America's Packard Museum - The Citizens Motorcar Co.

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A can’t miss if in Dayton

This is a sweet little museum that showcases this car in innovative ways. Many of these cars are in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Glenda P
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A celebration of a classic car in a classic venue

Once considered among the greatest American marques, Packard was founded in Ohio but moved to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ottawa, Canada
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420 S Ludlow St, Dayton, OH 45402-2605
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a sweet little museum that showcases this car in innovative ways. Many of these cars are in original condition and beautiful. It was fun to read about the brand and the rise and demise of the company. And it’s in an original dealership...More

Thank Glenda P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once considered among the greatest American marques, Packard was founded in Ohio but moved to Detroit early on. This very good little museum is housed in a building that was actually once a Packard dealership (just down the street from the still-extant building where Stutz...More

Thank lreissner
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little museum. Tour guide knew his stuff and you could really tell he enjoyed the cars. Many beautiful cars on display. Thought it was super neat that the building is the original Packard dealership. Only $6 for adult and $5 for senior.

Thank GretchenDT
Reviewed September 9, 2018

OK, everyone comes here for the Air Force Museum. But this is downtown, in the original Packard dealership for Dayton, and is just superbly done. Some one-of-kind vehicles, and Packards from the early days through the classy 20s and 30s, into the post war era.....More

1  Thank Dave C
Reviewed September 3, 2018

This is an interesting old building. Inside they have a collection of very cool antique automobiles. Packards of course. You can see many models and the evolution. We actually had a company dinner party hear. That was very cool.

Thank Mr S
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

This Beautiful Museum with cars from yesteryear has so much to offer. Situated in an old Packard Dealership you can spend an hour or all day enjoying its inventory of history. You understand the meeting of “As the man who owns one.” See Perry Como’s...More

2  Thank Alpenajimmy
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Great place to come see some history and old cars. Had a blast here and enjoyed the views. Well done and please go and see these cars.

Thank stm1258
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I love to visit car museums, & this is one of the best we’ve seen. Definitely worth an hour of your time.

Thank Carol S
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

We went as a medium sized group, everyone I talked to really enjoyed the visit. The building itself is located in an old part of town with an expressway system that is old and has some really crazy entrance and exit ramps nearby. Parking is...More

1  Thank Impalaguy
Reviewed August 9, 2018

If you are in Dayton, a must stop for car buffs and history buffs is the Packard Museum. You can take guided tours or simply tour on your own. The history of the Packard is legendary and very interesting. Inexpensive and educational

1  Thank Schumrf1
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Lou K
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420 S Ludlow St, Dayton OH 45402
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March 11, 2017|
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Response from Robin C | Reviewed this property |
I believe $6 for adults, students are free. They may ask for a student ID if not obviously a child.
Lauren J
January 20, 2017|
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Response from MisterBuster | Reviewed this property |
I think we paid five or six dollars each, it wasn't much but well worth it.