Larz Anderson Auto Museum

Larz Anderson Auto Museum The Larz Anderson Auto Museum is home to "America’s Oldest Car Collection".
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Today in Car History: (1924)  The first Chrysler debuts.
01/05/2024

Today in Car History: (1924)

The first Chrysler debuts.

Today in Car History: (1996) GM announced that it will build an electric car, the EV1.
01/04/2024

Today in Car History: (1996)

GM announced that it will build an electric car, the EV1.

Today in Car History: (1926) General Motors introduced Pontiac, a companion brand to their modestly priced Oakland line.
01/03/2024

Today in Car History: (1926)

General Motors introduced Pontiac, a companion brand to their modestly priced Oakland line.

Today in Car History: (1839) Charles Goodyear develops the process for the vulcanization of rubber.
01/02/2024

Today in Car History: (1839)

Charles Goodyear develops the process for the vulcanization of rubber.

Today in Car History: (1975) The Honda Civic CVCC was introduced in the US.
01/01/2024

Today in Car History: (1975)

The Honda Civic CVCC was introduced in the US.

Today in Car History: (1879) Karl Benz successfully tested his first gasoline engine.
12/31/2023

Today in Car History: (1879)

Karl Benz successfully tested his first gasoline engine.

Today in Car History: (1967) Hyundai Motor Company was founded in South Korea.
12/29/2023

Today in Car History: (1967)

Hyundai Motor Company was founded in South Korea.

Today in Car History: (1908) The Buick Motor Company and the Olds Motor Works merged under the General Motors corporate ...
12/28/2023

Today in Car History: (1908)

The Buick Motor Company and the Olds Motor Works merged under the General Motors corporate heading.

Today in Car History: (1929) The Cadillac V-16 is introduced.
12/27/2023

Today in Car History: (1929)

The Cadillac V-16 is introduced.

Today in Car History: (1978) The first Paris-Dakar Rally began.
12/26/2023

Today in Car History: (1978)

The first Paris-Dakar Rally began.

Today in Car History: (1878) Louis Chevrolet is born.
12/25/2023

Today in Car History: (1878)

Louis Chevrolet is born.

Today in Car History: (1893) Henry Ford completed his first successful working gasoline engine car.
12/24/2023

Today in Car History: (1893)

Henry Ford completed his first successful working gasoline engine car.

Today in Car History: (1952) The Chevrolet Dream Car called EX122 is completed in time for Motorama. It eventually goes ...
12/22/2023

Today in Car History: (1952)

The Chevrolet Dream Car called EX122 is completed in time for Motorama. It eventually goes into production as the 1953 Corvette.

Today in Car History: (1965) Hertz Rent-A-Car ordered 800 Mustang GT350Hs, their second order of these cars from Shelby ...
12/21/2023

Today in Car History: (1965)

Hertz Rent-A-Car ordered 800 Mustang GT350Hs, their second order of these cars from Shelby American.

12/20/2023

The Museum will be open from 12PM-3PM on Thu. Dec. 21, 2023

Today in Car History: (1868) Harvey Firestone is born in Columbia County, OH.
12/20/2023

Today in Car History: (1868)

Harvey Firestone is born in Columbia County, OH.

Today in Car History: (1966) Two Sunbeam Tiger Mk II production prototypes were completed.
12/19/2023

Today in Car History: (1966)

Two Sunbeam Tiger Mk II production prototypes were completed.

Today in Car History: (1909) The first races were held on the newly repaved Indianapolis Speedway. 3,200,000 bricks repl...
12/18/2023

Today in Car History: (1909)

The first races were held on the newly repaved Indianapolis Speedway. 3,200,000 bricks replaced crushed stone and tar.

Today in Car History: (1983) The Lincoln Continental Mark VII is introduced.
12/17/2023

Today in Car History: (1983)

The Lincoln Continental Mark VII is introduced.

Today in Car History: (1934) Scuderia Ferrari conceived plans for the 16-cylinder Alfa Romeo Bimotore race car.
12/16/2023

Today in Car History: (1934)

Scuderia Ferrari conceived plans for the 16-cylinder Alfa Romeo Bimotore race car.

Today in Car History: (1861) Charles Duryea is born in Canton, IL.
12/15/2023

Today in Car History: (1861)

Charles Duryea is born in Canton, IL.

Today in Car History: (1931) Rolls-Royce acquired the much smaller rival car maker Bentley.
12/14/2023

Today in Car History: (1931)

Rolls-Royce acquired the much smaller rival car maker Bentley.

Today in Car History: (1939) The first production Lincoln Continental was finished.
12/13/2023

Today in Car History: (1939)

The first production Lincoln Continental was finished.

Today in Car History: (1949) Saab, at the time a Swedish aircraft maker, began full-scale production of the Saab 92 auto...
12/12/2023

Today in Car History: (1949)

Saab, at the time a Swedish aircraft maker, began full-scale production of the Saab 92 automobile based on the prototype Saab 92001.

Today in Car History: (1894)  The world’s first car show, the Exposition Internationale de Vélocipedie et de Locomotion ...
12/11/2023

Today in Car History: (1894)

The world’s first car show, the Exposition Internationale de Vélocipedie et de Locomotion Automobile opened in Paris. Only four makes of motor vehicles were on display.

Today in Car History: (1902) Benz & Cie. presented the 1.5 liter Parsifal 8/10 hp at the Paris Motor Show.
12/10/2023

Today in Car History: (1902)

Benz & Cie. presented the 1.5 liter Parsifal 8/10 hp at the Paris Motor Show.

Today in Car History: (1945) American entrepreneur Preston Tucker revealed plans to produce the Torpedo, a new 150 mph c...
12/09/2023

Today in Car History: (1945)

American entrepreneur Preston Tucker revealed plans to produce the Torpedo, a new 150 mph car.

Today in Car History: (1861) William Durant is born in Boston, MA.
12/08/2023

Today in Car History: (1861)

William Durant is born in Boston, MA.

Today in Car History: (1906) Two 4 cylinder Hispano-Suiza luxury cars were unveiled at the Paris Salon.
12/07/2023

Today in Car History: (1906)

Two 4 cylinder Hispano-Suiza luxury cars were unveiled at the Paris Salon.

Today in Car History: (1963) The first 426 Hemi engine was successfully tested by the Chrysler Corporation.
12/06/2023

Today in Car History: (1963)

The first 426 Hemi engine was successfully tested by the Chrysler Corporation.

Today in Car History: (1893) The first electric car in Canada was completed by John Dixon Carriage Works in Toronto.
12/05/2023

Today in Car History: (1893)

The first electric car in Canada was completed by John Dixon Carriage Works in Toronto.

Today in Car History: (1952) The Packard Clipper Sportster was introduced.
12/04/2023

Today in Car History: (1952)

The Packard Clipper Sportster was introduced.

Today in Car History: (1927) The Model A Ford goes on sale.
12/02/2023

Today in Car History: (1927)

The Model A Ford goes on sale.

Today in Car History: (1914) Maserati is established in Bologna, Italy.
12/01/2023

Today in Car History: (1914)

Maserati is established in Bologna, Italy.

Today in Car History: (1911) William C. Durant and Louis Chevrolet announced plans to build a new automobile, the Chevro...
11/30/2023

Today in Car History: (1911)

William C. Durant and Louis Chevrolet announced plans to build a new automobile, the Chevrolet.

Today in Car History: (1954) The last Allard car was produced.
11/29/2023

Today in Car History: (1954)

The last Allard car was produced.

Address

15 Newton Street
Brookline, MA
02445

Opening Hours

Wednesday 10am - 3pm
Thursday 10am - 3pm
Friday 10am - 3pm
Saturday 10am - 3pm
Sunday 10am - 3pm

Telephone

(617) 522-6547

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