America's Packard Museum - The Citizens Motorcar Co., Dayton

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  • The museum tells the story of Packard’s rise and fall as a leading auto manufacturer. The unsung role of Packard trucks and its remarkable Merlin engine is also noted. The museum keeps getting better....  more
    The museum tells the story of Packard’s rise and fall as a leading auto manufacturer. The unsung role of Packard trucks and its remarkable Merlin engine is also noted. The museum keeps getting better....  more »
  • The museum has a wide variety of vehicles that tell the story of Packard. The volunteers and staff are extremely knowledgeable and friendly. Parking is easy to find and the bathrooms are clean. The... 
    The museum has a wide variety of vehicles that tell the story of Packard. The volunteers and staff are extremely knowledgeable and friendly. Parking is easy to find and the bathrooms are clean. The...  more »
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  • After several years of overlooking it, I finally visited this unexpectedly awesome museum! Its impressively curated collection of Packard automobiles were really great to view and read about, and the fact that it's self-guided gives you ample time to educate yourself on the Packard heritage/history at your own pace. Even more surprising was that some of the automobiles are owned by local residents! Admission: - $10.00/adult - $8.00/seniors 65+ - $7.00/ages 7-12
  • Go to this museum!! You won't regret it! $10 to get in. Students free. Beautiful, clean. You can go through it quick in an hour, or you can take your time and spend 2 or 3. Fantastic, historical gem hidden in plain site in Dayton! Staff is very knowledgeable, and every car has a detailed plackard explaining everything about it, including how much it cost "back in the day" and what that is equivalent to today. There are even personal stories behind many of the cars, about their owners. The building is the original showroom and service station for the Packard dealership. There is an entire library inside too, filled with original manuals, and sales records from the original dealership. All the cars are in operating condition! There is even a venue for the public to rent for events like weddings and parties!

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