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The Franschhoek Motor Museum

| L'Ormarins, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 874 9000
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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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| L'Ormarins, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 874 9000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Simply amazing. A great location, with multiple barns full of amazing cars both classic and modern with a vast array of immaculately kept memorabilia chucked in for good measure . I was like a kid with chocolate, as a massive car fan this place made...More

Thank s33nyboy12
Reviewed 1 week ago

The wide selection together with the write-ups displayed with each model made it an extremely interesting outing. The cars are in mint condition and are mostly very scarce. It was a real education.

Thank MES196
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow,wow,wow. Just seeing the farm is a must let alone the cars. The viewing was fantastic. No hordes of people,time to really take in the the feel for these cars. Some real classics. I loved every minute I was there. The owner is a very...More

Thank patrick s
Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't know much about cars and I'm not really that 'into' cars, but I know The Franschhoek Motor Museum offers enough 'vroom' to make car lovers' hearts skip a million beats . . . . . . which is probably why I didn't think...More

Thank Christiaan_Boonzaier
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Franschhoek Museum is beautifully laid out in 4 garage-like structures in a lovely valley in the heart of Capetown's wine country. Though the collection is not exhaustive, and there are gaps of certain key mfrs., there are some true one-of-kind automobiles and paraphernalia and...More

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cars on show were mainly modern (by my standards) performance vehicles but there tucked in the corner was my 1932 MG J2 Roadster. I bought mine for £125.00 in 1958, broke all the back spokes skidding or corners (hard to do as its top...More

Thank dsmith876
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great (and affordable) day out for the family, but definitely with a lean towards the petrol head. Entry is via a trolley from the Rupert winery (best to call ahead for an appointment – as it can get very busy). The collection included cars...More

1  Thank garfu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an amazing collection of some beautiful and unusual vehicles in immaculate condition. It was very quiet and relaxed at this time, so we could take photographs which is not always the case. I could have spent longer reading the excellent information boards but...More

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a family of car enthusiasts, we popped into this museum. What a magnificent collection of cars. Each one spotlessly clean and shiny. The info boards were fascinating to read! What a journey through time. I was awestruck by the variety and the information presented....More

1  Thank natashaklev
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a great add to the art museums, galleries and winery/restaurant choices in franschhoek. Call ahead for an appointment - entry is via a trolley from the Rupert winery. While you're at it, book a wine tasting post museum if it appeals to you. Collection...More

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What are your open hours for the Motor Museum on a Tuesday and Saturday?
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.