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Address: Route des Sables d'Olonne, 85440 Talmont Saint Hilaire, France
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A good collection of cars

Still run by the family of the original founder the collection houses some 150 cars, motorcycles, cycles and period "automobilia". Well worth a visit if you don't mind the... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2016
Robert G
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Harwich, United Kingdom
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Harwich, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
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Reviewed 11 December 2016

Still run by the family of the original founder the collection houses some 150 cars, motorcycles, cycles and period "automobilia". Well worth a visit if you don't mind the somewhat pricey entrance fee.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Very disappointing museum. Lots of amazing cars displayed in a very dull way. A highlight of the display according to the advert was the Jeep cut away showing the transmission system. The jeep was parked in such a way you couldn't see half of it. They had an early example of a road sweeper parked so you couldn't see the... More 

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yorkshire
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40 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Well passed our expectations. excellent display and examples of old vehicles of all makes and sizes. Also what a pleasure to meet a member of the family who owns' and restores the collection. we where even allowed, undersupervison, to look at one or two motorcycles in the "infirmary" Thanks. Well worth the entry price and an enjoyable couple of hours... More 

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Very expensive to view this excellent collection of cars..i feel if they carry on charging that price there ought to be more to see at the attraction..could do with an audio visual guide to the motoring age..or some interactive system to keep kids amused as not for them..more for blokes who like to dream.no cafe at venue just coffee and... More 

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Thank ozzy515
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Fantastic trip through out the years of cars, bicycles and motorbikes industry. My son loved the Maserati and the Ferrari Dyno. I personally loved the Facel and the BNC. Would recommend to any car lovers. A great family owned museum, fantastic collection.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Never seen so many cars from the turn of the last century, but rather disappointingly displayed in straight lines behind barriers so you could not walk around them. Most are in original unrestored condition which is good to see.

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Thank Diana W
United Kingdom
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62 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2015

A motor museum with twist,nearly all the vehicles are pre-war and of French origin,nice not to see cars of the 50's plus. Well worth a visit, you should know a little about cars of the era because there are no details of the cars in English,which is not unusual in French museums. Have not seen so many De Doins in... More 

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Tours, France
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2015

There were some good examples of early French models, some of which go back to the beginning of motoring. The French friend I went with enjoyed it much more as he is something of an expert on cars. However, I expected to see at couple of beautiful old Jags, MGs, or a Rolls or Bentley or two but these were... More 

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oxford
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150 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2014

if you love cars this is a super place to retreat to - either in the heat of the summer or to avoid that occasional cloudy and wet day in the Vendee. No gimmicks - just an orderly array of French cars - wander around and admire.

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Plymouth
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93 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2014

The variety of of old cars and some more recent is great, but then anything with an engine and wheels and I'm there. these places have a smell about them. free parking just off the main Sables road before the speed camera.

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