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Automobile Museum

The H. H. Franklin Museum is a Tucson institution that has a collection of old Franklin automobiles from 1904 to 1934, as well as Franklin memorabilia and other old automobiles. It is usually closed during the summer.

Location:  3420 N. Vine Street (southwest of East Prince Road and North Campbell Avenue Intersection.

Mailing Address: 1405 East Kleindale Road Tucson, AZ 85719

Telephone:  (520) 326-8038.

Hours: Wednesday through Saturday 10:00am - 4:00pm

Admission to the museum is free, but donations are accepted.

During 2006 there were plans to move this museum from Tucson, but this museum remained in Tucson. 

You can visit the H.H. Franklin Foundation's website at


"Best Little Museums in Tucson."   Arizona Daily Star. June 16, 2005.  Page E1.     

'Here's hoping car collection stays on Vine." Tucson Citizen. April 17, 2006. Page 1.               

"Tucson losing special museum." Tucson Citizen. February 2, 2006. Page 1.                

"Winner's Circle in race for rare auto museum is here in town." Arizona Daily Star.  August 23, 2006. Page B1. 

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Last Update: 3-10-2014 12:52pm

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