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The Franschhoek Motor Museum

R45 | L'Ormarins, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 874 9002
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BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. LIMITED TIME SLOTS. The Franschhoek Motor Museum offers visitors a special opportunity to look back at more than 100 years of motoring history with its unique and exciting collection of vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles and memorabilia in the magnificent setting of L'Ormarins. Across the length and breadth of Southern Africa, only one place can adequately portray the evolution of the automobile, The Franschhoek Motor Museum.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“on display” (123 reviews)
“vintage cars” (55 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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R45 | L'Ormarins, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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+27 21 874 9002
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"on display"
in 123 reviews
"amazing collection"
in 75 reviews
"vintage cars"
in 55 reviews
"car enthusiast"
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"beautiful cars"
in 39 reviews
"petrol head"
in 38 reviews
"love cars"
in 31 reviews
"private collection"
in 27 reviews
"pristine condition"
in 24 reviews
"mint condition"
in 19 reviews
"sports cars"
in 16 reviews
"super cars"
in 14 reviews
"in excellent condition"
in 15 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 17 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 43 reviews
"beautiful setting"
in 36 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 16 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing collection of vintage and racing cars. The collection is set out in four large halls which are spotless. There is an explanation at each vehicle of its background and history. Also a vast collection of penny farthing bicycles

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not only is the museum situated in beautiful surroundings but it’s incredibly put together. Professional and an amazing collection of cars. A must

Thank NoelleenJvR
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Part of a big private estate, the website tells you to pre-book to gain entry. Unfortunately filling in the online form, including lots of details, received no response. My wife read that others had the same problem, just turned up and bought tickets on arrival....More

Thank Reg H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful family outing for Fathers Day. The Tram picks you up at the parking and drops you off just outside the 4 large museum areas. First thing you see is a red fire engine that was offering rides to many a happy , delighted little...More

Thank Vivienne D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Franschhoek Motor Museum is an absolute must for any car enthusiast. Even if you are not that into the cars to see them on display and look at how far the motor industry have come, is beautiful. We were fortunate enough to go on...More

Thank EloiseJames1605
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it. Clean and open spaces. so much to see. Would love to visit again and do the bus tour. This really is a must on your to do list

Thank 94stephanieo
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was privileged to have spent Father's Day 2018 viewing the private motor vehicle collection of the late Anton Rupert in the company of my wife and two 20-something daughters. A very special venue indeed, with an extensive selection of both old and not so...More

Thank Steven Paul H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the middle of our way we saw the signs got the Mtor Museum. My husband loves cars and wated to go, I wasnt so sure, but had a wonderful surprise!! Everything very interesting, clean, well planed and super professional. Alfo a beautiful venue, worth...More

Thank Laura M
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

Franschhoek Motor Museum is a really wonderful couple of hours in a lovely area not far from Cape Town. The museum is the home of some 350 cars. The display during our visit consisted of 80 cars and a number of motor cycles and other...More

Thank SuzJim2014
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

We drove past the Motor Museum and saw the signage so we drove to the front gate. This was not a planned visit. A young man came out of his guard hut and asked if we had an appointment. We didn't, so he told us...More

Thank Jeff K
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Response from Steven d | Reviewed this property |
I stand to be corrected but it was open from 8am till 5pm. I am not sure about Saturdays but my last visit was on a Saturday afternoon at 3pm.
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