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Latin American car museums

Latin American car museums

This week I have added a couple of new pages with information on car museums in Southern America. Like the Collección Nicolini in Lima, Peru, a nice museum, started by mr. Nicolini who had a serious passion for classic cars. Over the years he collected some 120 cars, among them an Alfa Romeo 2600 SZ. … Continue reading

Huge private collection in New Zealand

Huge private collection in New Zealand

I have added another museum to the list, the Wanaka Transport and Toy Museum, located next to the airport along the Wanaka – Luggate highway  on the southern island of New Zealand. Although from the Alfas in the museum one could think they should still be on the road for normal use, the museum is … Continue reading

New Zealand added

New Zealand added

The Southward Car Museum in Paraparaumu, founded by Len Southward, has an impressive collection of around 400 cars. Add some automobilia, a range of motorcycles, three airplanes and one can imagine a day will be too short to see it all. The museum is just one hour driving from Wellington.

Two more museums in Germany added

Two more museums in Germany added

Two more museums in Germany have been added to the list. The Automuseum Melle near Osnabrück hosts a series of cars and motorcycles which are all ready for a ride. Among the cars are a Giulia 1300 GT and a Spider 2000 Veloce. The other one is not a regular museum; visits to the impressive … Continue reading

La Collezione Pininfarina

La Collezione Pininfarina

La Collezione Pininfarina is the works museum of maybe the worlds most important design house. You will not find an endless row of cars, but those present demand hours of scrupulous study; Modulo, Cambiano, Sergio and as for Alfa Romeo the stunning 2010 2uettottanta. If you are into automotive design the new page is certainly … Continue reading

Denmark and Austria added

Denmark and Austria added

New museums added; the Sommer’s Automobile Museum in Denmark and Karl Ritter’s collection of the Automobilmuseum Stainz in Austria. Information about other museums with Alfas permanently on display, which are not listed on this website  yet, is most welcome.

Museo dell’Automobile di San Martino in Rio added

Museo dell’Automobile di San Martino in Rio added

New museum Museo dell’Automobile di San Martino in Rio added. This museum has limited opening hours, but when planned cleverly it can be combined with a visit to the Ferrari Museum in Maranello. Updated the Vigna di Valle aeronautical museum page with nice video which gives a pretty good impression.

Argentina, South Africa,

Argentina, South Africa,

The ever growing list of museums now includes museums in Switzerland (Pantheon in Basel, Verkehrshaus in Luzern), South Africa (Franschhoek Motor Museum) and Argentina (Fangio Museum in Balcarce). And there’s still more to come!

Toyota museum Japan added

Toyota museum Japan added

Among many other new  items Japan has been added to the list with the Toyota Automobile Museum in Nagakute-city. Not only Toyotas can be admired in this museum, but also a long list of American, European and other Japanese cars. The Alfa Romeo is a 6c 1750 Gran Sport. Tazio Nuvolari triumphed with this Alfa … Continue reading