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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  • visit to the heritage days to be searched by 2 security guards at the entrance and then monitored by employees all along! who has you there to fly in one: small museum?:!:!
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  • +: cars to go around and take pictures on all the seams -: except for the parade of Hitler car
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  • Impressive collection of cars and motorcycles in a castle. Nice place to walk. We enjoyed.
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  • interesting cars for those passionate, not bad location
  • A nice museum in a beautiful building which showcases mainly bicycles and cars. They have one of Hitler's vehicles as well as one of the Pope's. This place can be hard to reach if you don't have a car however.
  • A splendid collection housed in a chateau which is suffering severe neglect. Looking at the other reviews, they are few and far between - no one can find the place! It is not advertised in the Lyon Tourist, nor is it signposted from the main road - it is almost as if the City of Lyon is trying to forget their responsibility for it. (A fraction of the money lavished on the Musee des Confluences would have been enough.) We were the only people visiting - there was no cafe - the gardens were unkempt and the castle prevented by buttresses from falling down the hill. As far as I know there is no catalogue. The collection is wonderful, with several unique cars, mainly but not exclusively French.
  • Incredible collection. Really passionate people. What delight children to experts. Recommend.
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  • visit to the heritage days to be searched by 2 security guards at the entrance and then monitored by employees all along! who has you there to fly in one: small museum?:!:!
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