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The Franschhoek Motor Museum

R45 | L'Ormarins, Franschhoek 7680, South Africa
+27 21 874 9002
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BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. LIMITED TIME SLOTS. 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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R45 | L'Ormarins, Franschhoek 7680, South Africa
+27 21 874 9002
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great place to look around 80 cars a collection of over 340 plus of a private collection. A lovely coffee bar which serves fantastic gourmet milkshakes! Highley recomend the Banoffee flavour. Also you can sample wines from the area and purchase them to. Great sandwiches...More

Thank betsy065
Reviewed 1 week ago

They have some really wonderful and outstanding cars in the collection. However getting into the museum is a bit of an ordeal which takes a little away from the experience.

Thank Murt52
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the very 1st Model A Ford to a variety of Mazzerattis to vehicles from all areas along with motorcycles and bicycles and treasures from the industry! We thoroughly enjoyed this amazing display! With only 80 cars of the 330 own, this display will change...More

Thank westonfrancie
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a revelation....the museum is housed in 4 huge beautifully maintained barns, 2 on each side below the manor house which is now a visitor centre including cafe and wine/olive oil sales outlet. There is no wine tasting available here. the range of cars...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oh my word! What a collection of motor cars etc. This is a must visit for any motorcar enthusiast. Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful! Such a privilege that the Rupert family share this with the public.

Thank elsabejansevanrensbu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We saw some epic cars so it did not disappoint. But getting in even with our paid driver was a debacle and took ages. Then paying for our ticket and watching the staff painfully hole punch each ticket was almost too much. My husband was...More

Thank Melbournebase
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

World class collection of note. Most beautiful setting for equally beautiful exhibits This experience is not just for fellow petrol heads. The unique history and beautiful surrounds are for all

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We’re not big on cars but enjoyed this display nonetheless. Car fans would love it. The cars are immaculate and well displayed.

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were lucky to get a booking immediately, We weren't aware of the appointment system they had in place. It was great to see the collection of cars from all the years. All cars are really well looked after. Car crazies will love this.

Thank 435arlenec
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The comprehensive collection of cars, over 400, from vintage to quite modern including South African Formula One cars. A definite must for any car enthusiast

Thank LindaJohannesburg_SA
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16 August 2016|
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Response from Steven d | Reviewed this property |
I stand to be corrected but it was open from 8am till 5pm. I am not sure about Saturdays but my last visit was on a Saturday afternoon at 3pm.