About The Murphy Auto Museum

The Murphy Auto Museum was founded in 2000 by retired Ventura, CA neurosurgeon, Dr. Daniel Murphy. Originally the Museum was a place to house his large Packard collection. Soon, others inquired about keeping their cars with his and the Museum was born. In 2005, it was moved into its present 30,000 square foot facility location in Oxnard.

In 2014, the museum’s ownership and administration was transferred to Ventura County business owner and car enthusiast, David Neel. His love of automobiles and his commitment to the Museum’s mission statement will ensure its existence into perpetuity.

The Murphy Auto Museum has over 60 cars on display. Cars rotate on a continuous basis, keeping the collection fresh and interesting.


Our Mission

The Mission of the Murphy Auto Museum is to collect, preserve, exhibit and interpret the history and heritage of the American automobile. We celebrate the automobile and educate the general public, students and enthusiasts regarding the role of the automobile in the Tri-County area.


2230 Statham Blvd.
Oxnard, California 93033

(805) 487-4333


Hours & Suggested Donation

Year Round
Saturday: 9:00am-4:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-4:00pm

April through December
Wednesday: 6:00pm-10:00pm
Friday: 10:00am-4:00pm

Adults: $9
Children 12 yrs & under: FREE
Active Military with ID or in uniform: FREE
Annual Membership: $40

Open by appointment during the week for group tours. 

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2230 Statham Blvd. Oxnard, California 93033

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