Welcome to the Academy of Art University Automobile Museum!

The Academy of Art University Automobile Museum presents a tantalizing glimpse into the history of the art and design of automobiles. Displaying cars from this expansive collection, among them classics from Alfa Romeo, Bugatti, Jaguar, Packard, Duesenberg and Cadillac, the museum preserves an integral piece of international automotive culture.

For students of the University’s School of Industrial Design as well as automotive enthusiasts alike, this non-profit museum evokes an appreciation of the exquisite craftsmanship of the past while inspiring the design and creativity of the future. Come and experience these exhilarating automotive designs for yourself!

Please Note:

  • The Museum will be closed on the below dates to host a private event:
    • Thursday, September 17, 2015
    • Tuesday, September 29, 2015
    • Thursday, October 1, 2015
    • Thursday, November 5, 2015
    • Tuesday, December 1, 2015
  • The Museum will also be closed on Thursday, November 19, 2015, Tuesday, November 24, 2015 and Thursday, November 26, 2015. Please view our collection of classic cars on display at the 2015 San Francisco International Auto Show at the Moscone Center from November 21-29, 2015.
  • The Museum will also be closed on Thursday, December 24, 2015 (Christmas Eve) and Thursday, December 31, 2015 (New Year’s Eve).
Museum Proceeds go to the following Charities:
  • • Rotary Club
  • • Boys and Girls Club
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