Our 1920s- style gas station pays tribute to the many small stations around Los Angeles from 1910- 1930.
This façade was originally on display at the California Car Cover showroom in Chatsworth, California.
When the business moved to Simi Valley, a beneficial relationship between California Car Cover and the Automobile Driving Museum resulted in the donation of the station to the Museum.
Sunset Gas was carefully deconstructed, transported, and rebuilt here over the course of the next year.
That Tokheim Gas Pump Model 850 was manufactured from 1930 to 1939. Tokheim was a pioneer developer of gas pumps since the late 1800s.
Hop into the yellow 1917 Overland car parked at the pump and take advantage of this great photo opportunity.
The Automobile Driving Museum would like to thank Docents, Bruce Zellmer, and Howard Haglund for their tireless efforts in re-constructing sunset gas.
Visit the Automobile Driving Museum in El Segundo, we’re only a 5-minute drive from LAX. We’re open Tuesday through Sunday 10am-4pm and closed on Mondays.
And you cant forget about our Sunday Rides, visit us at the Automobile Driving Museum on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month and take a ride in 3 of our classic cars. You and your family or friends will be driven by one of our friendly and knowledgeable docents around the block in one of our classic cars.
No reservations are needed for those who want a ride. Kids must meet a 54″ or taller height requirement in order to ride in our vehicles.
Come take a trip down memory lane at the Automobile Driving Museum!
The Automobile Driving Museum is an outstanding testament to the preservation of history.
As the museum continues to grow and add cars to its collection, we are grateful to our sponsors, friends, and volunteers who help us maintain our facility, keep our cars in working condition and enable our educational programs to grow and thrive.
As a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, the museum depends on the generosity and support from its private and corporate sponsors. Your gift to the museum is tax-deductible.