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Franklin Museum

1405 E Kleindale Rd, Tucson, AZ 85719-1915
+1 520-326-8038
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What a nice surprise in the desert!

Every place we go, we always try to visit all museums in that area. So, when we were in Hershey in... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
NYU62
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Tucson Arizona
Way more than I could have envisioned

It has been a couple of years since we visited but I think it is Time to go back. This museum is... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
Merridith
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Tucson, Arizona
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For more than 40 years, the home of the late collector Tom Hubbard has been the center of Franklin Automobile history. Featuring more than 20 antique and classic Franklin automobiles, as well as a collection of prehistoric artifacts collected by archaeologist Alice Carpenter, the museum is located in a quiet subdivision in the center of Tucson. Open publicly – Mid-October through Memorial Day weekend – Wednesday through Saturday; 10 am to 4 pm. Private tours available year-round; phone or e-mail for arrangements. Large groups are requested to call ahead.
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1405 E Kleindale Rd, Tucson, AZ 85719-1915
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Every place we go, we always try to visit all museums in that area. So, when we were in Hershey in October 2017, we visited the "Antique Automobile Club of America" Museum, and enjoyed it so much, that upon coming home, we promised ourselves a...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

It has been a couple of years since we visited but I think it is Time to go back. This museum is only open in the fall -spring. These cars would have been so much fun to drive if you could afforded them back in...More

Thank Merridith
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Very interesting. Nice selection of automobiles representing the history of the Franklin line. Good explanations provided by museum personnel/docent. If you are a vintage car enthusiast, this is one to see.

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

If you are enamored at the sight of truly spectacular classic cars-this will be heaven for you. If you like Franklin Automobiles, however, you will feel like you died and went to “Franklin Motorcar Heaven”. The docent and my husband were knee deep in motors...More

Thank SantaFeDiva
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I have visited over several years to show and visit this unique and rare collection of Franklin cars built between the early 1900 Hundreds through about 1935.

Thank LeRoy9728
Reviewed 10 July 2017

A group of us guys went there last year and loved it! Unique in that it is one car manufacturing that is displayed, but is well worth the time to see it. Hard to find though must admit.

Thank Jack H
Reviewed 9 June 2017

This is a hidden gem of Tucson. Amazing display of Franklin vehicles from all ages all lovingly restored and displayed. Worth a visit for sure!

Thank Scuba_Sensei
Reviewed 28 May 2017

I knew the name 'Franklin,' but little more. VERY well informed staff, who had an answer for every question. Beautiful 1920's/1930's cars, in a very nice setting. Insight into the period and the personalities along with an alternative approach to car design. A really intimate...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 2 May 2017

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
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royal642
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Response from Anna G | Reviewed this property |
Open Mid Oct. to Memorial Day. Wed-Sat 10AM to 4PM.
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