The museum is housed in what was once the opulent carriage house of wealthy Bostonians Larz and Isabel Anderson. This self guided museum is home to the permanent Anderson automotive collection as well as yearly changing exhibits of cars, automobilia, rare automotive artwork and vintage fashion. Both exhibits are a wonder for the eyes and great for kids and adults.
Just 10 minutes from Boston, located in the 64 acre Larz Anderson Park the Larz Anderson Auto Museum is home to “America’s Oldest Car Collection”. The museum was built in 1888 by the official architect of Boston, Edmund Wheelwright, who was responsible for the design of several of Boston’s landmark structures, such as, the Boston Public Library.
The Larz Anderson Auto Museum also offers fun and educational tours and programming for groups of all ages. The museum is a great visit for corporate groups, school groups, senior groups, and large and small bus tours.
The museum offers an enjoyable and informative tour of the museum, with in depth discussions on the automobiles, concept car artwork and local history which can be catered to any group and their needs. Aside from the tour we offer four different educational programs that range from kindergarten to high school and cover a variety of topics from early transportation to automotive design. Each tour offers hands on artifacts and real life observational tools. Visit the Larz Anderson Auto Museum for a day of exploration and fun that will create lasting memories for you and your group that is guaranteed to stay with you long after you leave.