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Musee des 24 Heures du Mans

9 Place Luigi Chinetti, 72100, Le Mans, France
+33 2 43 72 72 24
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Well worth a visit

We visited the Museum during the week of the 24hr race and I have to say I was impressed. If you... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2016
194iainb
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Great Place for Petrol Heads

I really enjoyed my visit and I took over 200 photos. Only problem was when I arrived for the... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2016
Eamonn M
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Come and discover the exciting story of the 24 Heures du Mans and the legendary heroes. Through 120 vehicles, the Automobile Club de l'Ouest tells you the epic of the automobile in the Sarthe and the success of its international event. Bentley, Ferrari, Jaguar, Ford, Porsche, Matra, Audi ... all the big names are represented by their mythical models that immerse the visitor in the world's greatest endurance race. 300m² of temporary exhibitions complete this themed route, which can be continued by visiting the famous 24 Heures du Mans circuit.
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“great museum” (17 reviews)
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“racing cars” (17 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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9 Place Luigi Chinetti, 72100, Le Mans, France
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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We visited the Museum during the week of the 24hr race and I have to say I was impressed. If you need any history of this race then I recommend going here it is well laid out and easy to navigate around. I would pencil...More

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Musee-24h, Community manager at Musee des 24 Heures du Mans, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2016

Bonjour many thanks for your visit and your message as well hope to see you soon Best racing regards from Le Mans Le Musée

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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed my visit and I took over 200 photos. Only problem was when I arrived for the advertised opening time of 10am I had to wait for an hour as from October onwards it doesn't open until 11am.

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Musee-24h, Community manager at Musee des 24 Heures du Mans, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2016

Bonjour many thanks for your visit and your message as well It seems that you have been misinformed since the opening hours in October has always been 11AM since the last 9 years Best racing regards from Le Mans Le Musée

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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This is a rather understated collection of vehicles of various kinds. There are cars that have raced in the 24hour race alongside a selection of other historic vehicles with an understandable emphasis on French marques. As you walk round I think it would be fair...More

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Musee-24h, Community manager at Musee des 24 Heures du Mans, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2016

Bonjour Nigel many thanks for your visit and your message as well For your information in the early 20's and 30's many french cars won the race (Chenard & Walcker, Lorrain Dietrich, Bugatti, Delahaye, Talbo Lago) Moreover, a large part of the museography is dedicated...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2016

A fantastic collection of race cars from all eras although some notable ones missing eg Jaguars C D and E. We had free access to the track as there was a fund raiser on. Me wife quite enjoyed the day too. Recommended even if you...More

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Musee-24h, Community manager at Musee des 24 Heures du Mans, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2016

Bonjour Tony many thanks for your visit and for your message as well Best racing regards from Le Mans Le Musée

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Reviewed 29 September 2016

Great collection of race cars from across the decades. Some fantastic old vehicles, such as a fire engine. Small educational area, showing combustion engine. Also large collection of "matchbox" cars. Note that cafe doesn't open until 11am!More

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Musee-24h, Community manager at Musee des 24 Heures du Mans, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2016

Bonjour Been many thanks for your message Please note that > the museum has developped a digital visit for the children (free of charge via the Guidigo Platform) > the café is opened from 10AM to 6 PM 7/7 We hope we answered your questions...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2016

I visited during the 24 hours. There was a good range of years of cars. The museum was clean, well lit and had a lot of information in it for sports car racing people. for sure its worth a few hours of time!

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Musee-24h, Community manager at Musee des 24 Heures du Mans, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2016

Bonjour Reginald many thanks for your visit and this comment Best regards Le Musée

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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Situated on the south side of the city, about 5 miles from the centre. A very good selection of veteran cars as well as more modern ones. A good history of car racing over the century. Toilets and refreshments available plus a souvenir shop.

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Musee-24h, Community manager at Musee des 24 Heures du Mans, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2016

Bonjour Many thanks for your visit and we sharing your opinion with us Best racing regards from Le Mans Le Musée

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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We visited as a group of four (only one male among us) including 2 serious racing fans, one who can take it or leave it but loves cars generally and the other whose knowledge of and interest in cars extends as far as "it's a...More

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Musee-24h, Community manager at Musee des 24 Heures du Mans, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2016

Bonjour WWoob Many thanks for your visit and for your message Best regards from Le Mans Le Musée

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Reviewed 24 September 2016

We were travelling with in a group of 60 odd people and a private opening of the museum had been arranged for 9am. If you are into cars you will Love it, original and replica cars that raced at Le Man, then some amazing other...More

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Musee-24h, Community manager at Musee des 24 Heures du Mans, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2016
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Bonjour Delacourt many thanks for your visits and your message Le Musée

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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Was not disappointed , the history side is well presented and well explained. They have a huge amount of phenomenal vehicles on display. Great experience.

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Musee-24h, Community manager at Musee des 24 Heures du Mans, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2016

Bonjour Vintageken Many thanks for your visit and for letting us know about your expérience Best regards from Le Mans Le Musée

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rayraynewby
14 September 2017|
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Response from EJ B | Reviewed this property |
I honestly have no idea by all the trams go up to the circuit and the museum is next to it. Sorry can’t be more helpful. 😔
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Response from Musee_24H_Le_Mans | Property representative |
Hello, You can find all the information to come to the Le Mans 24 Hours website on Le Mans and 24 Hours Museum Tramway: City Center République ↔ Railway Stations ↔ Terminus Antarès The East entrance (Green Garage) of the... More
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Good Morning, Many TGV links between Le Mans / Paris, from Paris Montparnasse - 54 min The circuit is located about 5km from the city center and SNCF train stations of Le Mans. Tramway : City Centre République ↔ Station... More
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