10 am to 5 pm

Last Admission is at 4pm

Closed on Tuesdays

3rd Thursday Open until 8pm


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Exhibitions & Events

Current Exhibit

60 Studebaker FrontThe Pickup Truck: Where Utility Meets the Everyday Originating as a practical vehicle for utility and commercial use by farms and businesses, the pickup truck has grown into a successful personal vehicle. As an icon of both the countryside and urban landscape, the pickup truck has long been an essential vehicle of American transportation..


Third Thursday Nights

  California Auto Museum / Sacramento / Vintage Trailer Reception / 10-30-15  

Every 3rd Thursday of the month, the Museum stays open until 9pm! Enjoy libations and one-of-a-kind exhibits. Regular admission rates apply.

Community Events

6th Annual California Automobile Museum Car Cruise Marketing Kit

Car Cruises, Car Shows, Trips, Educational Courses, Summer Camps. There's something for all ages.

Class Tours & Education

School Tours

tours at the California Automobile Museum Our School Tour Program has tours that are aligned with the California Curriculum Standards and Frameworks. The Museum is open for school tours year round. Call 916.442.6802 x12 to speak with our Education Director Today!


Model A Driving Our education classes are the most fun and are very hands-on. You'll find everything from car tune-up, photography and basic driving. Browse our events page to see what is coming up!


Motorworks help

We encourage teachers, as well as parents and students, to enjoy the museum and use it as an educational tool. Call 916.442.6802 x12 to speak with our Education Coordinator and book a tour today!