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“Interesting motor museum”

The Franschhoek Motor Museum
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Full-Day Cape Town Based Wine Safari with Wine Pairing and Franschhoek Motor...
Ranked #1 of 59 things to do in Franschhoek
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Owner description: 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.
Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Interesting motor museum”
Reviewed 14 November 2013

Definitely a must for the car enthusiast although even if you are not, you would find it very interesting and aappreciate the beauty of the classic cars on show.

Visited November 2013
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North Yorkshire, England
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“Stunning attraction in a stunning setting”
Reviewed 14 November 2013

I know nothing about cars, maybe even less than that and I absolutely loved this place. The cars and grounds are immaculate and everything about it takes your breath away. Also wine tasting and coffee to be had - don't leave it off your list. Even if you don't like cars. :)

Visited November 2013
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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“Stunning collection of classic cars - a must!”
Reviewed 12 November 2013

This is something that even women wil enjoy. The setting is beautiful and there is the most stunning selection of classic cars I have ever seen. A wonderful trip through time!

Visited November 2013
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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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“What a collection!”
Reviewed 6 November 2013

Terrific museum, cars very well displayed in huge buildings, and some great extras like the old bikes.
The wives enjoyed it almost as much as the husbands! Highly recommend.

Visited October 2013
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Kirkland, Washington
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“A great setting, a great collection”
Reviewed 6 November 2013

I seen a listing for this museum in one of the guide books and really didn't expect much of a collection. But what a surprise.
First the setting is amazing, set in the wine country of Franschhoek valley. A drive up a long tree lined lane leads to a parking area and the entrance building. For an modest entrance fee of $6 you proceed out to the four display buildings set two in a row facing each other. The first building has some of the earliest cars built and progresses into the brass era of pre-1915. The other buildings contain a variety of classic 1920 and 1930 luxury cars, sports cars, some racing cars, and some very exotic contemporary ones.
This collection doesn't attempt to be everything to everyone, but contains a very interesting collection of historic and significant cars.
The real treat was to see and hear some of the cars being driven, apparently they do this regularly. The first was a Cobra with its V-8 rumble, and then a Porsche, a McLaren, and a Mustang Cobra.
If you're not a car nut, its definitely worth a visit to see the setting and you'll probably be converted when you leave.

Visited October 2013
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