Franschhoek Motor museum

 Franshoek Motor museum the main car barns (left and right) <sup>1</sup>

Franshoek Motor museum the main car barns (left and right) 1
One of South Africa's largest motoring museums, with over 220 cars and motorcycles from as far back as 100 years ago.

It is Part of a collection started by Dr. Anton Rupert at the Heidelberg museum of the old Transvaal province, before it was sold, closed and re-purchased by his son Johann Rupert.

Today it continues at the L'Ormarins wine estate of Franshoek, inside four large dehumidified and temperature controlled barns, which despite being modern have the old Cape Dutch look on the exterior.

What to do thereExplore the museum and scenic wine estate — best done as part of the 'Wine valley package'.

Or go wine tasting and dine at the restaurant.

Prebooking is recommended.

Best time to visitAny time of the year.

Location of Franschhoek Motor museumIn the Franshoek wine valley of Western Cape — about an hour's drive east of Cape Town.

How to get thereBy vehicle, bus.

There is a train station in Stellenbosch, as well as air and sea ports in Cape Town.

References1. By South African Tourism from South Africa - Franschhoek Motor Museum, Western Cape, South Africa, CC BY 2.0,

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