Welcome to The Murphy Auto Museum
The Murphy Auto Museum, located in Oxnard, California, is a collection of over 90 beautiful vintage automobiles and Americana housed inside an 30,000 square foot facility. Our unique collection spans from 1903 to present day.
We are also home to one of the largest H/O scale train layouts, with many scale miles of track. Enjoy watching passenger and freight trains as they wind their way through cities, towns and the countryside.
We are open on Wednesdays, 6pm-10pm and on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, from 10am-4pm, or by appointment for special groups. We have exciting new exhibits planned each quarter in our main showroom and various community activities throughout the year. We hope you come visit us soon!
1925 Franklin 11A Prototype
The Franklin cars are often knows as the Doctor's car. Why? The Franklin's are air-cooled. No matter if you live in 50 below or 120 above temperatures, the Franklin was always dependable and never overheated. All Franklin's had a wooden frame and is almost all aluminum. It holds the distinction of being the first four-cylinder automobile produced in the U.S.
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Current ExhibitBohemian Beauties-A Tribute to Volkswagen & Air-Cooled Engines
Exhibit Runs: April 8- June 19, 2016
One Day Only Special EventVW Car Show - Saturday, April 16, 2016 | 10am-3pm
Come on by and check out 50+ VeeDubs in the best VW car show around. $10.00 gets you into the VW parking lot car show plus tour the entire museum filled with 90 more vintage cars and Americana. This going to be a fun day folks!
Upcoming Exhibit4th Annual Vintage Trailer Show
Exhibit Runs: June 25- September 25, 2016
One Day Only Special Event
VINTAGE TRAILER TOURS IN THE PARKING LOT - Saturday, June 25, 2016 | 10am-4pm
Come out for one of our biggest and most popular shows, the 4th Annual Vintage Trailer Show. Tour 40+ vintage trailers and campers, music, food and 90+ classic cars. You can't miss the show of the year!
Vintage Trailer Show»
Upcoming EventMother's Day at the Murphy
Sunday, May 8, 2016
What special treat do you have planned for her this year? (PSSSST-bring Mom to The Murphy on this day and we will give her a red rose and let her in for free). After all, everyone knows Mom means Mom Overjoyed @ The Murphy.
Mom's Day at the Murphy»
Upcoming EventFather's Day at the Murphy
Sunday, June 19, 2016
We all love dad We’ll let him in free as long as you’re coming with him and he will love looking at the Volkswagen exhibit, plus all of the super cool classic cars in the large showroom. Oh, and don’t forget to tell him we have a massive train display for his inner child.
Father's Day at the Murphy»
Ongoing ExhibitAndy Granatelli- 'Mister 500'
View the newly opened Andy Granatelli exhibit. Granatelli, aka, 'Mister 500′ was a major figure in automobile racing events. This exhibit, donated by his family, has many personal objects, trophies, personal photos, racing posters and never before seen STP clothing and memorabilia on display.
Current Exhibit »