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 a 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 Saturdays and Sundays, January through March, from 10am-4pm and Fridays 10am-4pm April through December, 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!
1963 Studebaker Wagonaire Daytona
The 1963 Studebaker Wagonaire was designed by famed industrial designer, Brooks Stevens, the same designer who designed the iconic Kaiser Jeep Wagoneer the same year. The car was also the first American station wagon to include standard front disc brakes and a built in vanity mirror for the ladies. Despite its innovative design, the car only lasted three years, as Studebaker ceased production at the end of 1966.
Studebakers & Packards
Exhibit runs: Jan 7-March 31, 2018
In US automotive history, the name “Packard” once stood for fine engineering, long life, great 12-cylinder luxury cars, early racing success and, in its last years, technical innovation. From World War 1 until its merger with Studebaker in 1954, a span of more than thirty years, Packard was America's only entirely independent auto company dedicated exclusively to the manufacture of the finest possible cars. We have some of the finest examples of Packards & Studebakers on display.
Upcoming ExhibitAmerican Pickups
Exhibit Runs: April 7-June 17, 2018
Pickup trucks are uniquely American. The Italians gave the world sexy sports cars; the Japanese, fuel efficient economy cars and the Germans, high performance and luxurious highway cruisers. But only America produced pickups better than anybody else.
Special Event | One Day Only!6th Annual Vintage Trailer Show
Saturday, June 23, 2018
HUGE ONE DAY ONLY EVENT! 40+ VINTAGE TRAILERS on display and open for tours. This is our signature event and the biggest show of the year! These trailers are decorated with period correct old-school camping memorabilia to boot. You don't want to miss the fun. Our exhibit runs June 23-Sept 30, 2018.6th Annual Vintage Trailer Show »
Kids & Cars Educational Videos
Watch our new "Murphy's Lab" educational video clips for 8- to 15-year-old car buffs. Thanks to Steve Ford "The Car Guy", offering free insights for kids to learn about car basics and hand tools.Kids & Cars Educational Videos »
Who loves the Murphy!Everyone does!
Our cars rotate continuously so you always will see something new and you'll never know who you are going to meet. Our Museum Director with Jay Leno who came on by for a visit to The Murphy!