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.

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What You’ll Find

Years Curated
Exhibits on Display

Schedule a Visit

The Academy of Art University Automobile Museum is located on the corner of Washington Street and Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco.

1849 Washington St
San Francisco, CA 94109

Tuesdays from 11am — 1pm
Thursdays from 2pm — 4pm

Pricing and Entry Information:
AAU Students: Free
General Admission: $15
Senior/Military: $10
Kids under 12: Free

Admission is Cash Only at this time
Masks are required for entry

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Collaboration with the School of Industrial Design

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!

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Automotive Restoration Degree

Recognizing an industry demand for talented entry-level automotive restorers, the School of Industrial Design has launched a new Associate of Arts degree in Automotive Restoration. The vintage Automotive Restoration program prepares students for a career dedicated to the preservation and restoration of vintage cars.

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