Franklin Automobile Museum—Tucson’s best kept secret
Franklins were high-end luxury autos that were on the same level as Cadillacs before the Great Depression. While a Model A Ford would cost about $400, a Franklin would run from $3,000 to $6,000. This museum was opened in 1962 by a successful Tucson businessman who was a huge fan of the Franklin.
Along with a sizable collection of these vintage autos, the museum plays host to numerous car club gatherings and meets. You can find more information on their Facebook page (www.facebook.com/people/Franklin-Auto-Museum) plus they have just begun a YouTube channel.
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