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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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Place of living history and excellence

One place you mustn't miss if you are visiting Franschhoek-the motor museum. If you love cars, this place must be number one on your list. Nested in the beautiful mountain... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

One place you mustn't miss if you are visiting Franschhoek-the motor museum. If you love cars, this place must be number one on your list. Nested in the beautiful mountain, surrounded by fantastic wine estate and beautiful greenery and flowers,this place is a great attraction. The car collection is housed in 4 separate buildings and presents the living history of... More 

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Franschhoek, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Enjoy all the cars its the owner is changing all the time the cars, what an beautiful collection. go and enjoy

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Cape Town
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This museum is not exclusive to motor-enthusiasts. I have to admit that I'm not much a motorcar fan, but the collection on display was extremely interesting as it went into the history of automobiles and even displayed the first motorcar to be brought into South Africa! For enthusiasts this is a must, for all others I highly recommend if you... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

This is an amazing collection of cars over the years. All the old classics from Ford, Ferrari, BMW, Mercedes in the most unbelievable setting.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This is an interesting way to spend an hour while in Franschhoek. Many of the old vehicles are amazing and some of the more recent ones brought back many memories. Probably more interesting for car enthusiasts but a good alternative to wine tasting, for a hour or so...

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Gordon's Bay, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Fantastic variety of cars on display! Highly recommend getting a personal tour, as you are allowed past the 'red line' to get up close and personal with some of the cars. Also, book a vintage drive around the estate in one of their selected cars. We did the '59 Cadillac, it was fantastic!!

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Chittlehampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

A fascinating collection of beautiful cars. Well worth the visit. Lots of information about each vehicle.

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Umberleigh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We are not petrol heads but my wife and I really enjoyed viewing this amazing collection of cars . All set in amazing buildings !

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

My son was only interested in the Ferrari collection. However, there is a lot more! It is absolutely amazing the collection of vehicles. It is worth a visit and afterwards you can do a wine tasting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Been planning to visit Franschhoek motor museum for some time. Was very pleased to have made it, lovely setting, impressive collection, good access and not too busy. You need to be knowledgeable about cars to appreciate what you are looking at, like the Cord and M6A McLaren. Restaurant was fair, staff a little haughty.

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