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Motte Historical Museum

28380 State Hwy 74 East, Menifee, CA 92585
+1 951-928-3210
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Treasure of Local History

Awesome auto and local history museum. I took my students for an education field trip and they... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Teresita B
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Riverside, California
Wedding

Had no idea this place even existed, totally off the beaten path. Everyone was nice and helpful... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Tmfrinbigbear
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Motte Historical Museum an Antique & Classic Car SpectacularEveryone will enjoy and appreciate the historic Motte family collection of antique automobiles. This 20 car display ranging from 1910 – 1969 is housed in a rustic 9,000 sq. ft. Barn, an attraction in its own. The museum includes antiques, community history and a cozy cinema featuring automobile related documentaries and movies. Group to
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28380 State Hwy 74 East, Menifee, CA 92585
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Awesome auto and local history museum. I took my students for an education field trip and they love and huge variety of antique/classic vehicles plus all the pictures and stories (from Mr. Motte) about his family and how our area came to be what it...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Had no idea this place even existed, totally off the beaten path. Everyone was nice and helpful. It’s a beautiful facility, I would recommend for a day trip or any event you may need.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

A great place to visit. Vintage cars from the 20's to 50's. Mostly Motte family cars. The history of families in the Valley is very well presented.

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Reviewed 20 November 2016

Really enjoyed this museum. The place is clean, very well organized with a local family history that keeps you engaged while looking at the great collection of old cars. Add a pleasant attendant, admission by donation, jukebox and it was a pleasant 90 minutes reading...More

Thank Sandy V
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

The location of this museum is listed in several different cities depending on where you look, and it's probably got equal claim to all of them based on the map. But for drive planning purposes, head to Romoland and you'll find it on Hwy 74....More

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Reviewed 25 June 2016

Stopped to see and was brought back in time by the cars, motor cycle and general history of my things in my youthful years. Not very large at all but cars were good as were the 2 motorcycles, replica of a soda fountain, farm machinery...More

1  Thank Jim K
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Reviewed 2 May 2016

cool history of valley, for free, with old cars of owners restored. take some time to visit, con't be in a hurry, you may find out a lot about the area we call home

1  Thank mike m
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Reviewed 16 March 2016

I went here with my elderly mother on a whim. We both enjoyed looking at the cars and were amazed how well kept it was. Would recommend to anyone!

1  Thank LIKBV2014
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Reviewed 8 March 2016

I know people like to toss around the term 'hidden gem' a lot, but this really is! We went on a Sunday afternoon and some of the cars had been moved out for a wedding the night before, but what cars were there inside the...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2016

I ve been to Mottes Museum in Menifee ca about 6 to 10 times now for different events. It's like an encyclopedia Lots of pictures of the surrounding are from the early 1900.with so much history! Lots o f CLassic cars parked indoor where you...More

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