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Musee Automobile de Vendee

Route des Sables d'Olonne, 85440 Talmont Saint Hilaire, France
+33 2 51 22 05 81
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Expensive Family Visit

We really did not enjoy this museum - 46 Euros for 1/2hr experience as that's all it took to get... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
carolauthers
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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
1970's museum - boring

We ventured to this place on a rainy grey day and was disappointed. Let me temper it. If you are a... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
TouristBirmingham
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Birmingham
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good50%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible1%
1 Aug 2017
“A bit pricey but interesting”
11 Dec 2016
“A good collection of cars”
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Route des Sables d'Olonne, 85440 Talmont Saint Hilaire, France
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+33 2 51 22 05 81
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

We really did not enjoy this museum - 46 Euros for 1/2hr experience as that's all it took to get round. Very old fashioned museum, not worth the effort unless you like old fashioned French cars and are desperate for something to do!

Thank carolauthers
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We ventured to this place on a rainy grey day and was disappointed. Let me temper it. If you are a French car fanatic and like museums that are in no way interactive then this is the place for you. IT'S NOT CHEAP. We were...More

Thank TouristBirmingham
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This museum has every type of French car from the early 1900s to the 1970s. It feels like a labour of love for the people who run the museum, as if you are stepping into someone's passion and is all the better for it. Certainly...More

Thank Eleanor F
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed the visit, and I believe it could be improved by adding context and stories around the cars explaining why they made history. The car collection is great, starting with a steam powered model dating from the late 19th century all the way to...More

Thank axeldc
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Still run by the family of the original founder the collection houses some 150 cars, motorcycles, cycles and period "automobilia". Well worth a visit if you don't mind the somewhat pricey entrance fee.

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Very disappointing museum. Lots of amazing cars displayed in a very dull way. A highlight of the display according to the advert was the Jeep cut away showing the transmission system. The jeep was parked in such a way you couldn't see half of it....More

Thank Simon A
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Well passed our expectations. excellent display and examples of old vehicles of all makes and sizes. Also what a pleasure to meet a member of the family who owns' and restores the collection. we where even allowed, undersupervison, to look at one or two motorcycles...More

Thank atina
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Very expensive to view this excellent collection of cars..i feel if they carry on charging that price there ought to be more to see at the attraction..could do with an audio visual guide to the motoring age..or some interactive system to keep kids amused as...More

Thank ozzy515
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Fantastic trip through out the years of cars, bicycles and motorbikes industry. My son loved the Maserati and the Ferrari Dyno. I personally loved the Facel and the BNC. Would recommend to any car lovers. A great family owned museum, fantastic collection.

Thank zlcr
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Never seen so many cars from the turn of the last century, but rather disappointingly displayed in straight lines behind barriers so you could not walk around them. Most are in original unrestored condition which is good to see.

Thank Diana W
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