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The Franschhoek Motor Museum

P.O. Box 435 | L'Ormarins, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 874 9000
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Type: Specialty Museums
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... more » 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. « less
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Pretoria
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60 reviews 60 reviews
44 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

This is the only Motor Museum in South Africa that I am aware of and it is just as good as the one's overseas. The signage of the cars, the videos etc. were excellent and the variety really good. Loved it.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

If you car enthusiast or just would like to see something different please do so. There are 80 cars on display but I heard that there are 180 cars in total so the owner keeps on rotating them on contineous baisis

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Ripley, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

This is a must see even if you are not a car fan. The setting is beautiful and the collection has to be one of the best in the world. An inspired collection.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

A massive collection of fascinating cars kept in perfect condition. hard to see how it could possibly be improved on

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south africa
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I was expecting much less and was very glad when we got there. The cars were beautifully exhibited and we could view at our own pace and take pictures - especially loved the pairing up with bicycles on the walls. Highly recommend to anyone with a slight passion for cars.

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england
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76 reviews 76 reviews
13 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

My husband thought that this was an excellent display of all types of cars. I thought that the coffee on the terrace overlooking the building hosing the collection was excellent. So result all round!

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Xi'an
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Ferrari F40. That was enough. I would've given it the excellent review just for that. All the cars are in pristine condition and everything is well looked after. It is obvious that great care is taken to ensure the condition of the vehicles on display. Some really beautiful cars to be seen at the Motor Museum.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Although about 15k out of town it would be shame not to visit here, whilst in Franschoek. 'She' was not too keen on visiting, but had to admit to being very impressed when we did. A fantastic collection of beautiful vehicles from 1903 to a Ferrari Enzo, many with interesting history and pedigree. Way beyond what I expected and a... More

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Palo Alto, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

It was fun to see beautiful cars - mostly old, but not all - restored so beautifully. And there were enough through the 20s and 30s and 40s that you could see how car design evolved. The formula one cars were of course also impressive. Good brief info plaques on each car, but we wished there was a book we... More

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Durban, South Africa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

A wonderful walk down memory lane! Fantastic variety of vehicles in mint condition. Entry is R60 per adult. Four large barns house these motor cars.

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