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A bit pricey but interesting

This museum has every type of French car from the early 1900s to the 1970s. It feels like a labour... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
Eleanor F
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London, United Kingdom
A good collection of cars

Still run by the family of the original founder the collection houses some 150 cars, motorcycles... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2016
RGVend85
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Harwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

We went here on a horrible rainy day ,enjoyed looking at all the old cars would have been nice to have more information available no rush just go at your own pace so you spend as much time as you like there we did half...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

This should be a five star experience but.... The cars on display are fabulous but the curating is woeful. There is so little about the history of the cars and their manufacturers that it is almost criminal and it could be soooooo much better. Kids...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

We really did not enjoy this museum - 46 Euros for 1/2hr experience as that's all it took to get round. Very old fashioned museum, not worth the effort unless you like old fashioned French cars and are desperate for something to do!

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We ventured to this place on a rainy grey day and was disappointed. Let me temper it. If you are a French car fanatic and like museums that are in no way interactive then this is the place for you. IT'S NOT CHEAP. We were...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

This museum has every type of French car from the early 1900s to the 1970s. It feels like a labour of love for the people who run the museum, as if you are stepping into someone's passion and is all the better for it. Certainly...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Eleanor F
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed the visit, and I believe it could be improved by adding context and stories around the cars explaining why they made history. The car collection is great, starting with a steam powered model dating from the late 19th century all the way to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank axeldc
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.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank RGVend85
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....More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Simon A
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...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank atina
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...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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