Monaco Top Cars Collection

Monaco, Monaco

The Monaco Top Cars Collection host the personal collection of cars acquired by  Prince Rainier III of Monaco (1923-2005). The collection contains almost one hundred classic cars made in Europe and the United States. Notable cars in the collection include the Bugatti Type 35 driven by William Grover-Williams that won the inaugural Monaco Grand Prix in 1929, and Sébastien Loeb's Citroën DS3 WRC, which he drove to victory in the 2013 Monte Carlo Rally. 38 cars from the collection were put up for auction in 2012 due to Prince Albert II's desire to re-organise and expand the collection.

The cars are displayed over five levels in a specially constructed space in the Terrasses de Fontvieille, and the museum is open daily.

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Picture number 3, is the 1955 Daimler DK400 ‘Golden Zebra’ Coupé. Although it was shipped in April 1956 for the wedding of Prince Rainier of Monaco and Grace Kelly, the car is owned by and displayd in the Louman Museum in the Netherlands and is not a part of the Monaco Top Cars Collection.


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Founded: 20th century
Category: Museums in Monaco

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Anumit Sasidharan (5 years ago)
Well worth the 8€ entry fee if you're into cars.
Angela Harvey (5 years ago)
A brilliant collection of cars from all era's, well worth a visit to see the vintage to modern day vehicles and some notes to read too.
Alice M (5 years ago)
This exhibition was simply amazing. Beautiful cars, lovely show. Very interesting.
Michelle Silke (6 years ago)
Amazing collection of new and old vehicles. The collection of F1 cars is great, showing cars from many seasons of racing. So many differnt cars from all over the world. A car lovers paradise. You will need a couple of hours to visit however you could easily spend longer here. The entry price is very reasonable, this is also a wonderful rainy day activity in Monaco.
Victoria Napolitano (6 years ago)
Superb experience. Very professionally laid out car museum. It's a bit hard to find. Note, it is on the end of a shopping mall not truly visible from the street unless you know the area. You will definitely need to get direction prior to taking a trip to visit. Once you are there you wont regret it.
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