Musee Henri Malartre, Rochetaillee-sur-Saone

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At Musee Henri Malartre, see a collection of rare cars, including some of the first automobile models that appeared in France. The eccentric Henri Malartre bought the 12th-century castle Rochetaillee in 1959 with the intention of building France's first automobile museum. You will see Rochet-Schneiders under 15th-century ceilings and classic models parked behind Roman gates. Most of these models are still in working order and are often used for demonstrations. Using our world travel planner, Rochetaillee-sur-Saone attractions like Musee Henri Malartre can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Certainly off the beaten track and easiest accessed by car, it is absolutely worth the trouble. It must be one of the best collections of antique cars, motorcycles, bicycles and public transportation....  more »
  • Absolutely amazed by this museum.Was taken here by my father in law and my other half for an afternoon and the place is fantastic.Got to see amazing vintage cars and motorcycles in a huge period...  more »
  • A really beautiful museum with a big and unique collection of ancient cars and motos. Which is more it's located in a castle so you can enjoy rarity in a proper ambiance. It's a bit far away from Lyon but you can easily get there by bus (you will have to walk for about 10-15 min). There's a huge parking if you go by car. Nowhere to buy food, not even a cafe so you might want to take a picnic or at least some water.
  • Had a wonderful time at the museum. Was a great collection of automobiles and bikes.

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