The museum's primary focus is racing vehicles, with a concentration of NASCAR, Sprint, Modified, Super Modified and Midget race cars. Founded by vintner and car aficionado Richard "Dick" Woodland, the collection also includes numerous well known vintage and classic automobiles, along with preserved historical motorcycles. The Woodland Auto Display is located on the grounds of the Estrella Warbirds Museum.
You can spend several hours or all day and not see everything in both museums.
You will find representative vehicles and momentos from eary dirt track racing to modern day events.
Whether it be for a family outing or an entire car club outing, you're guaranteed to enjoy your visit!
More About WOODLAND Auto Display
"One of the finest automotive museum in Central California"
Mario Andretti, Dick and Claudia Woodland with Bobby Unser at the National Midget Auto Racing Hall of Fame
Expansion happened every year since opening in 2009
Starting with just under 5,000 square feet, we've grown to over 20,000 square feet plus another 5,000 square feet in off site restoration.
Numerous well known racing legends have viewed the vehicles and left their mark on this Paso Robles grown establishment.
Just a few are shown below
Most of the vehicles on display have been restored to the original condition as they were when first built.
Some of the cars came off the track and required little to no restoration.
This is a unique collection in that you can see, up close and personal, cars which were well known on the various racing circuits.
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The Woodland Auto Display Offers
A unique environment designed to please everyone from children to the most discriminating automotive aficionado.
Exceptional selection of Midget, Sprint (both dirt and pavement), Silver Crown and Modified race vehicles
From early NASCAR to Indy racing vehicles on display.
The Woodlay Auto Display includes Vintage, Classic, Custom, Modern and historical Motorcycles
From a 1886 Benz MotorWagen to Classic Jaguar's wait your viewing pleasure
Just wanted to personally thank you and your wife for having the auto display at the warbirds museum!
We have been to the museum numerous times over the years since we visit Paso Robles usually twice a year in our RV travel.
This weekend's visit to the museum was a special treat with all the added items in the "Woodland Auto Display" since our last visit to the museum property!
My favorite is the 1970 C30 black rollback truck!!!! Wow - it knocked my socks off - and I'm typically a Ford truck guy!! Secondly was the 1948 Lincoln Continental convertible - also in black & chrome! What a beautiful machine and what style!!
Mike was our docent on this visit - what a guy - what knowledge - what a pleasure! We can't wait to introduce our friends to this auto collection on our return trips to Paso Robles in April and May of 2022!
What we were expecting was not at all what we got. It was so much more. The displays were very informative and awesome to look at. We didn't get to see it all. It's a lot bigger than expected. Plan on going again in the next couple of weeks.
Estrella Warbird and Auto Museum is THE place to go! Recently hosted a guided tour and flyover for a birthday and it was even better than we could have imagined. Kids and parents both enjoyed every bit. Staff was incredibly knowledgeable, friendly and extra helpful in helping us execute our day. Letting us use outside space to picnic helping store the cake and everything inbetween. You could spend days here and still find and learn something amazing about the history and events. Definitely a place worth going out of your way to explore!
Lots of cool race cars, new and old ..many helicopters and fighter jets from different generations. Very cool.
FABULOUS RACE CAR COLLECTION OF MIDGET'S ,SPRINT CARS & INDY CARS...GREAT DISPLAY WELL WORTH THE PRICE OF ADMISSION ! I'LL BE BACK...🏁🏆🏁🏆🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸
Check out a random Sampling of vehicles
Below images are only a small sampling of vehicles on display.
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Frequently Asked Questions
The hardest question to answer is the one unasked.
Where are you located?
The Woodland Auto Display is located on the grounds of the Estrella Warbirds Museum, 4251 Dry Creek Road, Paso Robles California 93446. This is just off Highway 46 east of Paso Robles and adjacent to the Paso Robles Municipal Airport.
What are your hours and what days are you open and admission costs?
We are open Thursday through Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Entrance to both museums is through the Gift Shop at Estrella Warbirds Museum. Admission (includes entrance to both Estrella Warbirds Museum and Woodland Auto Display):
Category One Day Pass Two Day Pass Adult $18 $28 Senior (60+) $15 $24 Student (w/ID) $10 $15 Child (6-12) $8 $12 Child (0-5) Free Free Military Veteran $12 $18 Active Duty (w/ID) Free Free
Are the facilities handicapp accessible? Do you have group tours or Car Club Destination events?
All of the facililities are handicapp accessible. We frequently host both small and large Car Club Destination events. Group Tours (minimum of 10 or more) and Car Club Destination events should be coordinated through our facilities rental coordinator
How long should I allocate for a visit?
There is more than enough in all the facilites to spend several days seeing and absorbing all the displays. It is recommended that you allocate at least several hours for your first visit, many people stay the entire day and not see everything.
Are dogs allowed in the museum?
We believe dogs are our best friends and every dog deserves a good human. Unfortunately, dogs are not allowed in any of the museum buildings on the campus. They are allowed on the grounds when kept on a leash.
Can we take pictures in the museum?
Absolutely! We encourage you to take pictures of all the exhibits. Share them with your friends and associates and let them know about this place! Share them on social media!
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