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The Franschhoek Motor Museum

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Address: | L'Ormarins, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 874 9000
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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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Beautiful classic cars

A great find, especially for my partner who loves and appreciates classic and super cars. Very good collection of immaculate old and new cars and a few bikes. Beautifully... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Kim N
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Silverstone, England, United Kingdom
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Silverstone, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A great find, especially for my partner who loves and appreciates classic and super cars. Very good collection of immaculate old and new cars and a few bikes. Beautifully maintained venue. Small cafe serving nice home made bits. All set in stunning surroundings. Very good

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Burlingame, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I found this museum by accident, but was very glad I did. I have seen several car museums in various countries and was impressed with the range of cars here. Race cars to road cars, exotic to everyday, very old cars to new, some rare models to round off a good collection. We had a guide take us through the... More 

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Thank Gerard S
Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Not only a beautiful destination, but an interesting one. I loved every moment of this visit, and went back with by husband and daughters. I have recommended it as a point of interest and as each time, the cars have changed, its not a once off!

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Thank Zelda D
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It was several trips before we visited as had expected a couple of cars ... Well what a surprise, little Franschhoek is a hidden motor mecca, absolutely worth a visit and makes a nice break from wine!

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Thank onefliesoneswims
York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Super and well maintained collection of cars in custom built buildings. Some really rare examples, all fully restored plus the surroundings are fabulous for the not to car minded partners! Also has wine tasting / purchasing and a restaurant.

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Thank Nijinsky53
Cape Town
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an enjoyable 90 minutes wandering through the 4 large warehouses that displayed 80 or so vintage and interesting cars. Our son was over the moon, and it was interesting enough for the rest of us too. Would be good to know when vehicles get changed out / see more of the collection and enjoy even greater variety.

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Thank Thunderboltz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazingly 320 well chosen pieces of car art exposed 80 at a time. We saw one of 7 Aston Martin DB 4 by superlegera, a unique in the world right hand drive 700bhp mustang shelby 1968 next to a Mercedes 540k offered by Hitler to The king of Egypt. Of course there are also more modern cars like the Ferraris... More 

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Thank michel e
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Fantastic Museum......a must see! Loved seeing the oldies and the new cars, which were in pristine condition and are registered yearly.

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Truro, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were three couples holidaying together and as I was in charge of the itinerary I tried to find something to suit everyone. Although I love driving I didn't expect to be that interested in a motor museum. How wrong I was! The number and variety of classic cars was breathtaking. The petrolheads in our group thought they had died... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a wonderful museum - I am not so into cars but went with my husband and found it to be stunning

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