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The Franschhoek Motor Museum

R45 | L'Ormarins, Franschhoek 7690, 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.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“on display” (121 reviews)
“vintage cars” (55 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
R45 | L'Ormarins, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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+27 21 874 9002
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"on display"
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"amazing collection"
in 71 reviews
"vintage cars"
in 55 reviews
"car enthusiast"
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"beautiful cars"
in 38 reviews
"petrol head"
in 35 reviews
"love cars"
in 31 reviews
"private collection"
in 27 reviews
"pristine condition"
in 24 reviews
"mint condition"
in 19 reviews
"sports cars"
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"super cars"
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"in excellent condition"
in 15 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 17 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 43 reviews
"beautiful setting"
in 36 reviews
"couple of hours"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Motor museum is a MUST VISIT to car lovers of all ages. The most prefect condition vehicle from as far back as 1905 One of my most enjoyable afternoons out

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is fascinating. It is well worth the visit wether you are a petrol head or not. They have 350 cars and only showcase 80 at a time which definitely encourages you to go back again. The cars are immaculately maintained and apparently still...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Surprised we had to book this in advance. I’m so not a petrol head but these cars are beauties! Apparently there’s a vineyard here too so I’d recommend trying to organise a tasting. The bottles alone are aesthetically pleasing.

Thank ddikelly
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a lovely time wandering between the four massive buildings which housed the fantastic car collection. Vehicles from the beginning of 1900s with the background and stats on all. Lovely cruisers, amazing race cars, old push bikes. Something for everyone. Some model cars and artworks...More

Thank Shazza57chevy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our visit was a very nice experience . Was astound to see that many vehicles and the variety that exist here in South Africa . There are approximately 80 cars on display at a time from a collection of 350 as we were told. A...More

Thank _fsuli
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful surrounding gardens warm welcome and efficient service excellent display with smiling greeting at each part of the museum would definitely recommend.

Thank SandraMaartens
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booking is necessary. you have lots of time to browse through the extensive collection of vintage and modern cars with an optional ( no extra cost) guide who is informative and pleasant. It's a relaxed visit so that one doesn't feel the pressure and intrusion...More

Thank 427Shaz
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Yesterday was not our first visit to the motor museum and it won't be the last! If you are vaguely interested in cars this is an experience you must have. What an amazing collection of vintage and and antique cars and bicycles. We visited as...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

A great way to spend an hour or two if you are a car enthusiast. The collection is well presented in beautifully kept grounds and buildings. I understand that the collection is changed a little over time so worth going back to see what is...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

This is a very nice car museum with many rare automobiles. Everything is clean as a whistle and well presented.

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williamthom777
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.
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