Reims Automobile Museum

Reims, France

Musée Automobile Reims-Champagne is a motor museum located in Reims. It was founded in 1985 to house the collection of Philippe Charbonneaux.

The museum was founded in 1985 to house the collection of Philippe Charbonneaux. The premises at 84 Avenue Georges Clémenceau, 51100 Reims, house the fifth largest vehicle collection in France, with 230 cars and motor bikes dating from 1908.

The collection includes: Amilcar, Berliet, Chenard-Walcker, CIME, Citroën, DB, De Dion-Bouton, Delage, Delahaye, Panhard, Peugeot, Renault, Salmson, Simca and Talbot. The motorcycle collection includes: BSA, Condor, Gillet, Monet-Goyon, Motobécane, Norton, NSU, Soyer, Terrot, and Triumph.



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Founded: 1985
Category: Museums in France

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Marek Sopko (7 months ago)
Pros: parking for free, English speaking staff, cheap, wc available, small shop, 1 big hall with old cars and 1 smaller room with car-toys, interesting for kids especially for boys... Cons: a little bit cold inside, only a few vehicle brands, no English notes
Matt L (8 months ago)
Great shed of vintage and soon to be vintage vehicles to see and explore. To be fair it was a more diverse mix of vehicles than I expected with not just European cars but also many American cars. Bit pricey admission fee considering it is not that large. Also it is literally just an area for you to walk through with no special exhibits or anything.
Albert Buchta (9 months ago)
An amazing place for car enthusiasts. In a side room you can explore models, toys and professional vehicle models. In the main hall, there are already concrete vehicles. For me, the coolest vehicle was the Citroen 2CV, the same vehicle used by the nun in "The Troops of St. Tropez". Tropez" (and the other parts of the gendarme) :-). If you find a moment, it's worth a visit here.
Paul Briggs (9 months ago)
Really good visit, greeted by a lovely lady at reception. A fare price and a large collect of model and full size cars.
Richard Pepper (9 months ago)
Interesting collection of mainly French vehicles, ranging from pre-war to early 90s. It was a hot day and being in what is essentially a warehouse building, was quite warm inside (too much for my better half). Would be good if there were English translations for the descriptions, but overall interesting and quirky, worth €10 entry if you're a car fan.
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