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Franklin Museum

1405 E Kleindale Rd, Tucson, AZ 85719-1915
+1 520-326-8038
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This place is full of history..and gorgeous cars !

If you like vintage cars this is the place for you. The vehicles are in amazing condition and the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bonnie V
Burbank, California
Fun and unique

A little hard to find but definitely worth the effort if you love cars. The volunteers are... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
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1405 E Kleindale Rd, Tucson, AZ 85719-1915
+1 520-326-8038
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like vintage cars this is the place for you. The vehicles are in amazing condition and the guide knows Everything about them. You can get right up next to the cars but are told not to touch them. We had a wonderful morning...More

Thank Bonnie V
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

A little hard to find but definitely worth the effort if you love cars. The volunteers are knowledgable and their love of the collection is contagious. Lots of fun for car enthusiasts! Most wives stay back in town.

Thank melindakae
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Knew nothing about the Franklin automobile but being an antique car buff I couldn't pass up a trip to this museum. Yes it is a bit tricky to locate being in an residential type area but well worth the effort. Senior entry fee is $8,...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 12 April 2017

If you're as much of a car nut as I am, this is the go-to place for history. Very few people know that one of the largest collection of Franklin automobiles is right here in Tucson! Visit, donate to the cause, and enjoy looking around...More

Thank onemanicmechanic
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Great museum, little out of the way and difficult to find, but worth the visit if you like antique Franklin Vehicles as this is one of the largest collections in the nation. Caretaker is friendly and is happy to answer all your questions, and he...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Let me start by saying that we are NOT car people but we really enjoyed this look at quite a few old Franklin cars that had been lovingly restored. This began as the collection of one individual but, when he died, he left a trust...More

Thank Nancy F
Reviewed 1 April 2017

If you are car lovers this is the place for you. My father in law was super happy, all of us are very impressed. The guide was really wonderful, friendly and knowledgeable, we learnt a lot from him ♥ Thank you so much. Although the...More

Thank KittyCat1028
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Years ago, this Tucson treasure was scheduled to move to upstate New York. I'm not sure why it stayed, but I'm glad it did! (Maybe our dry climate helps keep the cars in good condition?) Whether you love Franklins, or you don't recognize the name,...More

1  Thank An0nyMs
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This is a well hidden gem that everyone should visit, It is a tad difficult to locate, but, once you arrive the cars are well worth it. It is not a large museum, however, take your time. Our tour guide ( Bill ) is a...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 6 March 2017

A great collection of a forgotten manufacturer. Run by volunteers, you get a personal tour. A bit hard to find as Tucson has grown out to the small acreage it is on, and it is on a dirt road. But drive in, you won't be...More

Thank BJN71
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cost for entrance into Franklin Museum and times of operation
25 October 2015|
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Response from Anna G | Reviewed this property |
Open Mid Oct. to Memorial Day. Wed-Sat 10AM to 4PM.