Canadian Automotive Museum and its collection

Canadian Automotive Museum

The Canadian Automotive Museum is an automobile museum located in Oshawa , Ontario , Canada. The museum features many Canadian-made cars as the automobile industry, specifically the Canadian division of the General Motors , known as General Motors Canada , which has always been at the forefront of Oshawa's economy. The museum was founded in 1962 by a group of Oshawa businessmen through the Oshawa Chamber of Commerce. The venture was initiated mainly to preserve the automotive history of Canada and to present this history in an educational and entertaining manner. Canadian Automotive Museum Inc is a charitable corporation and has been in operation since 1963. The museum is housed in a 25,000 sq ft (2,300 m ) building in downtown Oshawa that was originally the location of Ontario Motor Sales, a local car dealership, in the 1920s. The building maintains its original period architecture right down to the original elevator used to move cars to the second floor. The Museum is affiliated with: CMA , CHIN , and the Virtual Museum of Canada .

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Canadian Automotive Museum
99 Simcoe Street South
ON L1H 4G7 Oshawa

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Opening hours

Monday Closed
10:00 – 16:00
10:00 – 16:00
10:00 – 16:00
10:00 – 16:00
10:00 – 16:00
Sunday Closed

Sundays (May through October) 10:00am to 4:00pm

Closed Ontario Public Holidays.


0 – 5Free
6 – 17CA$7.00
Students with IDCA$13.00


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99 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa

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