Since the beginning of motion pictures, automobiles have been important to movies and television. From character development to product placement to setting a scene, the right car can make a big difference.

In this exhibit, explore the history and process behind the scenes of cars in Hollywood. And you might get to meet a celebrity or two!

The Cars

Movie Crash Car  from

Animal Kingdom

1972 Buick Skylark

from  Ford v Ferrari 

1963 Shelby Cobra Replica

used by Marilyn Monroe for promotion of Monkey Business

1951 Nash Rambler
“Rolltop” Convertible

Additional Cars

1918 Henney Hearse from Bad Day at Black Rock

1927 Studebaker Big Six “Police Wagon” from numerous silent films

1928 Pierce Arrow Camera Truck used in the 1930s & 1940s

1953 Nash-Healey Roadster from Sabrina

1958 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa Replica from The Art of Racing in the Rain

1961-64 Pargo Golf Cart from Saving Mr. Banks

1965 Dodge Coronet Taxicab from Mad Men

1967 Volkswagen Type 2 “Bus” from Fast Times at Ridgemont High

1994 “GMC Vandura” Chevy Van from The A-Team (2010)

2000 BMW 323ci from Lethal Weapon (TV) on 1986 Ford Econoline rig

2013 Range Rover Sport from The First “2033”

2016 Subaru BRZ from The Fate of the Furious

2200 Front Street Sacramento, CA 95818

Hours: 10am to 5pm | Last Admission at 4pm | Closed On Tuesdays

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