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“Slightly overrated.” 3 of 5 stars
Review of DAF Museum

DAF Museum
Tongelresestraat 27, 5613 DA Eindhoven, The Netherlands
040 2444 364
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Ranked #1 of 15 Attractions in Eindhoven
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
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“Slightly overrated.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

The DAF is a Dutch motor/car/vehicles company and in this museum you will find many real models (the earliest being from the 40s) which were produced and sold by them. The museum is pretty fascinating (even if you aren't a mechanical engineer or a motor fan), containing many types of vehicles, from military ones to 60s family cars. The greatest annoyance is the fact that there is no explanation or serious guide in English. At the entrance you are given (by the very welcoming and kind staff) a map and a booklet, which explains the greatest innovations to the motors evolution brought by DAF, and which I suggest to read before delving into the museum to get a grasp of what you are seeing.

Visited May 2013
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“A must if in Eindhoven”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

The place shows the whole history of the evolution of the cars related to DAF cars and trucks. You can see the first automatic gearbox invented in Holland and also the several types of military vehicles made.

Visited June 2012
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Nuenen
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“Like Nostalgie”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Old stuf which is intresting for elder and youger people.
Especially the fire brigate show how efficient they were in old times.

Visited October 2012
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“Good collection for an enthousiast.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

Ik like DAF. They're my neighbours and i drove one years ago. Nice collection of of the cars and trucks and army vehicles.

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SomersetUK
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“Automotive Heaven - superb displays”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

OK, so I'm a Classic car enthusiast and an engineer, but I had no prevous knowledge of DAF cars or vehicles. But keeping an open mind I planned a day trip to Eindhoven from nearby Tilburg and was so pleased I made the effort. The DAF museum is an absolute gem with something for everybody, from the original micro-car in the foyer through to the 'town square' with shop window displays of items from the 70's, to every kind of truck (including racers !) to military vehicles and a display of their engines. Upstairs is the car section with cut away sections and working demonstrations of the Variomatic transmission. A good cafe on the mezanine too, overlooking the displays. 5-Star museum.

Visited October 2012
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