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The 10 Must-Visit Automobile Museums in France

Let's explore the ten most visited automobile museums, true sanctuaries of automobiles scattered throughout the country.

1. Mulhouse Automobile Museum, Mulhouse

The Mulhouse Automobile Museum captivates enthusiasts with an impressive display of automobile models, showcasing the evolution of these mechanical gems over the decades. This celebrated museum welcomes thousands of visitors each year who come to admire its rich collection.

For more information: Official website of the Mulhouse Automobile Museum


2. Cité de l'Automobile, Mulhouse

Also in Mulhouse, the Cité de l'Automobile completes the automotive panorama of the region. This iconic venue offers an immersive experience to enthusiasts, delving visitors into the history of famous cars that have left their mark on their era.

For more information: Official website of the Cité de l'Automobile


3. National Automobile Museum, Schlumpf Collection, Mulhouse

It's impossible to talk about automobile museums without mentioning the National Automobile Museum and its famous Schlumpf Collection in Mulhouse. This museum houses a unique collection in the world, attracting enthusiasts from around the globe.

For more information: Official website of the National Automobile Museum


4. Valencay Automobile Museum, Valencay

Located in Valencay, the Automobile Museum invites visitors to explore an impressive collection of rare models. Enthusiasts can admire cars that have made history in the automotive world, making each visit a memorable experience.

For more information: Official website of the Valencay Automobile Museum


5. Rochetaillée Museum, Rochetaillée-sur-Saône

The Rochetaillée Museum, nestled on the banks of the Saône, charms automobile enthusiasts with its diverse exhibition. Visitors discover iconic models that have made their mark in the automotive universe.

For more information: Official website of the Rochetaillée Museum


6. Henri Malartre Automobile Museum, Rochetaillée-sur-Saône

Not far from Rochetaillée, the Henri Malartre Automobile Museum completes this automotive escapade by offering a captivating immersion into the history of collectible cars.

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7. Air and Space Museum, Le Bourget

The Air and Space Museum in Le Bourget is not exclusively dedicated to automobiles, but its collection includes legendary airplanes and historic automobiles, offering a unique experiencto history and mechanics enthusiasts. For more information:

Official website of the Air and Space Museum


8. Horse Carriage Museum, Orne

In the heart of Orne, the Horse Carriage Museum offers an original foray into the history of transportation, with a section dedicated to early motorcar models.

For more information: Official website of the Horse Carriage Museum


9. Reims-Champagne Automobile Museum, Reims

The Reims-Champagne Automobile Museum offers an exciting dive into the automotive world, highlighting models that have made history in both racing and mass production.
For more infomation: Official website of the Reims-Champagne Automobile Museum


10. Matra Museum, Romorantin-Lanthenay

Let's conclude our automotive journey with the Matra Museum in Romorantin-Lanthenay. This museum, dedicated to the Matra brand, entices visitors with a diverse collection and celebrates the innovations that have shaped the automotive world. For more information: Official website of the Matra Museum

France is full of automotive treasures, and these ten museums offer a fascinating dive into the evolution of automobiles. Whether you're an enthusiast or just curious, a visit to these museums is a must to understand and appreciate the richness of automotive history.


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