Upcoming Exhibits & Events
Sunday, May 8, 2016
We love Mom. 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.
Doesn’t every Mom want to spend time with her family in a place where there is something for everyone? You know, cars for the Dad, tri-counties largest train layout for the Kids and, during this month, a Vintage Trailer exhibit for Mom to enjoy. She’ll be thanking you for months to come and probably make your favorite meal that night. Gee, thanks Mom.
Sunday, June 19, 2016
We love Dad. What special treat do you have planned for him this year? Not another tie or a jar of mixed nuts! In the old days, you could ask him to give you some money and you would go to the store and buy him a pack of smokes and say “Happy Father’s Day, Dad!” Everyone was happy. Dad is onto you these days. That trick won’t work anymore plus, today’s Dad probably doesn’t smoke. So, get Dad and bring him to The Murphy.
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.
Exhibit Runs: June 25- September 25, 2016
One Day Only Special EventVINTAGE TRAILER TOURS IN THE PARKING LOT - Saturday, June 25, 2016 | 10am-4pm
Come out for our 4th Annual Vintage Trailer Show and see for yourself our first class selection of unique and rare trailers and camping memorabilia. $10.00 gets you into the entire museum and Vintage Trailer Open House were you will tour 40+ Vintage Trailers and campers, plus 90+ vintage cars, Americana, period clothing and one of the largest H/O scale train layouts around. This is our signature year event. You don't want to miss the fun! This is the biggest show of the year!
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One Day Only Special Event Car ShowCar Show-Sunday, July 3, 2016| 10am-3pm
Come out for our Fabulous Ford show. $10.00 gets you into the parking lot packed with the best pre-1970s Fords you'll ever see. Don't miss our Show and Shine event!
Want to participate in the Fantastic Fords Special Event Car Show on July 3rd for FREE?
Exhibit Runs: October 1 - December 23, 2016
One Day Only Special Event Car ShowPickups & Station Wagons Parking lot Car Show - Sunday, Oct 2, 2016 | 10am-3pm
The Murphy Auto Museum is celebrating Pickups & Station Wagons, some of the greatest contributions that Detroit gave the American motoring public. Pickup trucks and station wagons are uniquely American. No other country in the world has matched the their appeal and utility. 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 and station wagons better than anybody else.
Want to participate in the Pickups & Station Wagon Special Event Car Show on Oct. 2 for FREE?
Special Event One Day OnlyOctober 8, 2016
He was passionate about speed. For over 40 years Jerry’s company, Magnuson Products, created and built superchargers for a worldwide market, from tanks to motorcycles, street rods to luxury automobiles. Jerry was a true hot rodder through and through. The Murphy Auto Museum is honored to pay tribute to this remarkable man and to showcase his legacy and talents.
The rally will take its participants on a beautiful drive through Ventura County’s backcountry. Each car will have a driver and a navigator. A rally map will be given to the navigator at the start of the rally and a poker card will be given at each checkpoint. Lunch will be served at a stopping point along the rally route, and rally participants will end their day at a festive after rally party at The Murphy Auto Museum. Fun prizes for the best poker hands. The rally is open to the first 50 cars.
Sponsorship levels and more information are shown in this brochure.
Have questions? Email the Museum's Director at email@example.com