The Canadian Automotive Museum is open year-round with over 75 vehicles on display.
The Canadian Automotive Museum is open year-round and offers complimentary parking in downtown Oshawa. With a variety of local attractions, restaurants and cafés within walking distance, the Canadian Automotive Museum is a great day trip from downtown Toronto.
We're excited to have Lightning McQueen on view. Enter promo code Lightning online and save 10% on admission!
Guided tours of the galleries are scheduled every Saturday at 1pm. Tours meet in the front lobby and are included with regular admission.
Monday to Friday 10am to 4:30pm
Saturday 10am to 4pm
Sunday 10am to 4pm (Open seasonally March to October)
Closed Sundays November to February, and Canadian Public Holidays.
Open Family Day, Monday, February 17, 2020 9am-5pm
Please note that only the main floor of the Canadian Automotive Museum is currently wheelchair accessible and a non-accessible washroom is available on the main floor. Our apologies for any inconvenience while the museum is under renovation.
Complimentary parking is available for museum visitors in the lot adjacent to the museum. Visitors may also park on the gravel lot behind the museum. Street parking is free after 6pm and on weekends in Oshawa. Please note "RESERVED PARKING" spots are rented by local businesses.
From Toronto and other cities to the West of Oshawa: Take 401 East to Oshawa, exit Simcoe Street North. The Simcoe Street exit requires a left turn from stop sign into left hand turn lane. Turn left at lights, continue over the highway, and head north 1.7km on Simcoe St. The museum is on the right, across from Memorial Park after passing the stoplight at John St.
From Kingston and other cities to the East of Oshawa: Take Highway 401 west to Oshawa. Exit at Simcoe St. This exit requires you follow the exit street (Drew) to the lights at Drew & McNaughton Avenue. Turn left at McNaughton and follow to Simcoe St. Turn right (north) at Simcoe Street and continue north to the museum. The museum is on the right, across from Memorial Park after passing the stoplight at John St.
By Train from Toronto Union Station: Take the Lakeshore East Go Train to Oshawa. The train will take you to the Oshawa GO/VIA Rail Train Station where the 90 GO bus will be waiting for you to transfer; this bus will deliver you to Downtown Oshawa at the corner of King & Simcoe. Walk 3 blocks south on Simcoe to the CAM across from Memorial Park. Complete trip takes approximately 1.5 hours.
By Bus: The CAM is a short walk from the Oshawa Bus Terminal, which is served by both GO Transit and Greyhound.