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Musee des 24 Heures du Mans

9 Place Luigi Chinetti, 72100, Le Mans, France
+33 2 43 72 72 24
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Great Museum, great value

Easy to reach but public transport - Just a short walk from the tram stop Easy to find and very... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2016
Angi S
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
Very interesting

doesn't take long to go round but very interesting especially the "hall of fame" bit. Some of the... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2016
Heather C
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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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Come and discover the exciting story of the 24 Heures du Mans and the legendary heroes. Through 120 vehicles, the Automobile Club de l'Ouest tells you the epic of the automobile in the Sarthe and the success of its international event. Bentley, Ferrari, Jaguar, Ford, Porsche, Matra, Audi ... all the big names are represented by their mythical models that immerse the visitor in the world's greatest endurance race. 300m² of temporary exhibitions complete this themed route, which can be continued by visiting the famous 24 Heures du Mans circuit.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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9 Place Luigi Chinetti, 72100, Le Mans, France
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Reviewed September 8, 2016

Easy to reach but public transport - Just a short walk from the tram stop Easy to find and very welcoming on arrival Unfortunately not air-conditioned - which was a pity as we went there on a very very hot day. Staggering amount of cars...More

Thank Angi S
Musee-24h, community manager at Musee des 24 Heures du Mans, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2016

Bonjour Angi Many thanks for your comment and your visit Indeed there is not air-conditionned in the museum but, the recent temperature, in France (and especially in the west) are quite unusual (not to say exceptional) Best regards LE Musée

Reviewed September 6, 2016

doesn't take long to go round but very interesting especially the "hall of fame" bit. Some of the English translations of the exhibit descriptions are very funny

Thank Heather C
Musee-24h, community manager at Musee des 24 Heures du Mans, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2016

Bonjour Heather many thanks for your visit and your comment Please take note that the museum stretches over 4.000m² Best regards Le Musée

Reviewed September 5, 2016

I visited this museum with my US husband and he enjoyed every minute of it. The exposition is well done - not only the real cars, but also the 'dinky-toys' set up of all participating cars during the racing years and the winners.

Thank Pearl49
Musee-24h, community manager at Musee des 24 Heures du Mans, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2016

Bonjour many thanks for your visit and your comment Best racing regards from Le Mans Le Musée

Reviewed August 24, 2016

We were in the south of the city but could hear car engines roaring nearby so made our way about 4 km to the due south of Le Mans to the Bugatti circuit. We went on to the side of the track where bikes were...More

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Musee-24h, community manager at Musee des 24 Heures du Mans, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2016

Bonjour Philipb thank you so much for this very kind message Best racing regards from Le Mans Le Musée

Reviewed August 24, 2016

Interesting way to spend a couple of hours, some great exhibits though a little dark in places so hard to read the information plaques, hard to tell if its all genuine. Some important pieces that tell the story of Motor Racing and the Le Mans...More

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Musee-24h, Community manager at Musee des 24 Heures du Mans, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2016

Bonjour Sbdtiger many thanks for your message and your visit Its's totally untrue to say that there is no mention of the 1955 accident. A large text in the "actor zone explained its causes and the consequences. Futhermore, the 1955 trophy is exposed nearby. Cause...More

Reviewed August 18, 2016

We visited this museum while at the race in Le Mans and it is a vast repository for some of the most interesting and significant vehicles in the 20th and 21st centuries. It is well laid out and paints a history of the race and...More

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Musee-24h, community manager at Musee des 24 Heures du Mans, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2016

Bonjour JackFrost many thanks for your message best racing regards from Le Mans Le Musée

Reviewed August 15, 2016

For auto enthusiast, this is a must visit. The museum had a good number of La Mans contenders from the early days all the way up to current times. You can find plenty of superb cars, everything from an old Cadillac, Peugot and Citroen to...More

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Musee-24h, community manager at Musee des 24 Heures du Mans, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2016

Bonjour Aleksander many thanks for your kind message Best racing regards from Le Mans le Musée

Reviewed August 13, 2016

Visited with the family and had great afternoon, only let down was the inclusion of Steve MACQUEEN in the hall of legends, come on guys you need to correct your image of the great man that is Steve McQueen !!!

Thank Mark H
Musee-24h, community manager at Musee des 24 Heures du Mans, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2016

Bonjour Mark we apologize for this mispelling The correction is already planned Best regards Le Musée

Reviewed August 10, 2016

We visited the museum today a family of five. Reading previous reviews in trip acvisor I asked for a free audio guide in English. Instead Iasked to pay €2.00 for each tablet hire. The information in the tablet were inadequate didn't translated any of the...More

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Musee-24h, community manager at Musee des 24 Heures du Mans, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2016

Bonjour Pixie842 Thank you for your message regarding your different remarks please take note that : > the downloading of our digital visits is free of charge > For those who do not can't/want to download, tablets are for rent for 2€ In any way...More

Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Visited the museum on our way home from 2 weeks on the South West coast. My 9yr Old son and I are petrol heads and I promised we could at least visit the museum. It's not particularly large but has plenty of superb cars, right...More

Thank Nick S
Musee-24h, community manager at Musee des 24 Heures du Mans, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2016

Bonjour Nick many thanks for your visit and your message Regarding the size of the museum it stretches out on 4.000m² As one says it quality not quantity that counts Best racing regards from Le Mans Le Musée

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Julia H
April 9, 2017|
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Hello, You can find all the information to come to the Le Mans 24 Hours website on Le Mans and 24 Hours Museum Tramway: City Center République ↔ Railway Stations ↔ Terminus Antarès The East entrance (Green Garage) of the... More
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Lokaye
March 8, 2017|
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Good Morning, Many TGV links between Le Mans / Paris, from Paris Montparnasse - 54 min The circuit is located about 5km from the city center and SNCF train stations of Le Mans. Tramway : City Centre République ↔ Station... More
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January 23, 2017|
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It's not possible to traverse to the site by car. You can make the guided tour every Saturday at 3:00 pm from a guide by feet except during the sports events on the circuit.
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