|Established 1941 (1941)||Phone +1 619-231-2886|
|Location San Diego, California, US|
Address 2080 Pan American Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
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San diego automotive museum review by posh journal
The San Diego Automotive Museum in Balboa Park in San Diego, California is a museum that features a collection of cars and motorcycles that highlight automotive culture throughout history. The San Diego Automotive Museum is a non-profit corporation under IRS section 501(c) It is housed in the former California State Building, built for the 1935-36 California Pacific International Exposition.
Some of the signature cars in the collection are: Louie Mattar's Car, a 1947 Cadillac that was driven non-stop from Alaska to Mexico City and across the United States; a 1948 Tucker (#19); and a 1969 Fiat 500 that is referred to as "Luigi". Exhibits are rotated every three months to bring in cars of different types or eras.