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A must for automobile enthusiats

Not to be missed. Superb collection. Not dull for the mildly interested either. Beautiful location... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
Peter E
Bungendore, Australia
Great Find

You will need a car to get here, and it’s about 50 minutes from Lyon. It’s a small museum housed... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
Yavar K
Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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645 rue du Musee, 69270 Rochetaillee-sur-Saone, France
+33 4 78 22 18 80
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

Not to be missed. Superb collection. Not dull for the mildly interested either. Beautiful location - wish we had brought a picnic

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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

You will need a car to get here, and it’s about 50 minutes from Lyon. It’s a small museum housed in a lovely castle. Also has motorbikes. The car collection includes the official ceremonial vehicle of Adolf Hitler! That is worth seeing, and how it...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

If you are visiting Lyon, you should not miss this one. It requires a little bit of drive, but it is worth it. You will see a lot of first cars or bikes including a car of Hitler.

1  Thank Ibo1980
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The Henri Malartre auto museum is contained in a small castle in a Lyon suburb. The cars & motor bikes plus some exhibits are ancient but in excellent condition. The castle is very comfortable to move around in & the presentation & memorabilia are amazing....More

3  Thank M2922BOpeter
Reviewed 23 January 2016

A remarkable museum about 12 km north of the city on the 40 bus route, or by car. The climb is fairly steep from the bus stop - about 600m on the map, but with a fair climb involved. The exhibition is housed partly in...More

2  Thank Fontaine-le-Pin
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

The museum, located on top of the hill, overlooking the Saone valley gathers automobiles, motorbikes and other moving vehicles from the late 19th century until today. A lot of unique pieces worth a look

Thank j0se1971
Reviewed 14 November 2015

A wonderful collection of cars housed in a neglected chateau. It is accessible by bus but not signposted and the Tourist Office in Lyon do not mention - let alone advertise it. Most of the exhibits are French, but by no means all and many...More

Thank mariannevictoria2014
Reviewed 31 October 2015

Stunning collection of vintage/old cars, bikes and motorbikes - many the only examples in the world. Hadn't really extent of motor industry in Lyon. Nice 20 minute trip along Saone on nr40 bus from near Gare St Paul, then a bit of an uphill walk.

Thank JamesLangstaff
Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

Nice building Fantastic view Good automotive collection Fun bikes as well Nice motor bikes A bit old fashion museum style however interesting !

Reviewed 5 April 2015

Took the 40 bus from Bellecour to Rochetaille & a tiring uphill walk to the museum. at the entry was Gordini Hall- a warehouse with 2 steam tractors in front. Walked to the ticket booth & was only charged 4E .That was because the castle,...More

1  Thank pete h
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