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The Franschhoek Motor Museum

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Address: P.O. Box 435 | L'Ormarins, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 874 9000
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Description: The Franschhoek Motor Museum offers visitors a special opportunity to look...
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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If in franschoek, it will be a good idea to visit the motor museum which is located as you enter franschoek. One can view a good collectin of vintage collection. Guides are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

If in franschoek, it will be a good idea to visit the motor museum which is located as you enter franschoek. One can view a good collectin of vintage collection. Guides are available to enlighten you more. Close by is the tram which you could also enjoy. And for chocolate lovers, don't miss the chocolate factory. Excellent value for money.

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plettenberg bay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Even for a non-motorhead this was a great visit ! We had a friendly, very knowledgeable guide and she had all the information at her fingertips! All the treasures were spotless but we were allowed to touch !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The Franschoek Motor Museum is located on the beautiful L'Ormarins wine farm owned by the Rupert family. The farm is very picturesque and the staff friendly. The museum comprise four buildings, not all fully occupied. We thoroughly enjoyed the museum with each of us having their own favourite vehicles - mine being the two beautiful Mercedes Benz 300 SL's. Worth... More 

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Mtubatuba, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

the museum has a wonderful collection of vintage and new cars , for any motorhead a must see. For those not that into cars enjoy the tram ride and cruise around this magnificent estate.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I was surprised with a visit here for my birthday, and as a car-guy I was totally in my element. The different stables are well laid-out and there is an amazing selection of rare and desirable machines. Good work guys

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Whilst the older cars are great, I personally preferred the vehicles from the 60s and 70s. The yellow jaguar and great collection of alfas is particularly nostalgic

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The collection of cars is vast - very vast. There are four huge buildings housing the collection. These are set in beautiful gardens and lawns on the L'Omarins wine estate. Each car is immaculately displayed and has a rather too brief and dry description also on display. Well worth a visit.

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Sandton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I love cars and this was such a treat. A breath taking collection, all in mint condition with a very knowledgable guide. Not to mention the situation which is also breath taking, everywhere you look is picture book beautiful. What an outing!

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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Lovely setting for a great collection of cars old and new. Beautifully displayed in airy barns. Lovely grounds.

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Southport, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I'm not a huge car fan but my partner certainly is and the museum did not disappoint! The variety and quantity of vehicles is staggering. I loved reading about the history of the vehicles and comparing the really old with the really new!

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Address: P.O. Box 435 | L'Ormarins, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 874 9000
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek

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