10 car museums for motor fans

If you like cars, if you enjoy driving or are one of those who follow any Formula 1 race, do not miss what we are going to show you. If you are one of those motor lovers, in these car museums you will enjoy almost like a child. We start!

1. Car museums: Porsche Museum, Sttutgart (Germany)

Porsche Museum - oalfonso / Flickr.com

Here you can see some of the most fabulous vehicles of the brand, among them the 911 GT1 that won at Le Mans in 1998 or the spectacular 917K. There are also curious cars, such as the first Beetle, designed by Ferdinand Porsche commissioned by Adolf Hitler, who wanted to put a cheap car within reach of the town.

2. Mercedes Museum, Sttutgart (Germany)

Mercedes Museum - David KK / Flickr.com

A wonderful walk through the history of more than 130 years of automotive. In this museum you can admire jewels such as the Daimler Ridihg Car of 1885, the first gasoline vehicle that circulated in the world. Or the Lightining Benz, which reached the amazing speed of 228 km / h in 1909. And, next to them, limousines, fire engines and even a papamóvil. A paradise for motor lovers.

3. BMV Museum, Munich (Germany)

BMW Museum - maduarte / Flickr.com

A futuristic museum of steel and glass like few that houses a fabulous collection of vehicles. Here you can see 120 jewels, from motorcycles to racing or utility cars that have been a symbol of the brand since its creation in 1923. You can also contemplate aircraft turbines, some prototypes and even a Z3 manufactured for the James Bond movie Golden eye.

4. Cité de l'Automobile, Mulhouse (France)

Cité de l'Automobile - Koen Schepers / Flickr.com

In this place you can visit the spectacular Schlumpf collection, formed by more than 500 cars manufactured since 1878. Vehicles of all imaginable brands. A true dream for motor lovers, because its facilities exhibit the world's largest collection of Bugatti, as well as a wide collection of racing cars, rally cars or the so-called "first" cars.

5. Donington Grand Prix Collection (England)

Donington Grand Prix Collection - Ben Sutherland / Flickr.com

Speed ​​is the main protagonist of this museum, which shows the largest collection of F1 cars in the world. Here you can admire complete collections of Williams and McLaren, also the car with which Ayrton Senna won the 1993 European GP and, of course, there are also some Ferrari. In total 130 vehicles that many have dreamed of driving.

6. Petersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles (USA)

Petersen Automotive Museum - ATOMIC Hot Links / Flickr.com

It is one of the most famous car museums. It has more than 300 vehicles, although not all are exposed, but are rotating in its 25 exhibition spaces. Here you can see almost mythical cars, such as an Aston Martin DB5 that was used in Skyfallfrom James Bond. Also a Ferrari 308 GTS Targa that Tom Selleck used in Magnum or a Tomaso Panther that belonged to Elvis Presley.

7. Simeone Museum, Philadelphia (USA)

Simeone Museum - Peter Miller / Flickr.com

Another fabulous collection of sports and racing cars. In it you can admire 65 vehicles of brands such as Alfa Romero, Ferrari, Aston Martin, Jaguar or Bugatti. Some have competed in prestigious prizes, such as Le Mans, which in fact has its own space inside the museum.

8. Nissan Heritage Collection, Yokohama (Japan)

Nissan Heritage Collection - USARJ NCO CORPS / Flickr.com

This warehouse located in a factory near Yokohama, in Japan, saves about 400 vehicles that represent the history of Nissan in the last hundred years. In the collection there are both utilities and competition vehicles. Of course, access to this magnificent collection is very restricted.

9. Automobile and Fashion Museum, Málaga (Spain)

Automobile and Fashion Museum - Haddhar / Flickr.com

Also in Spain there are car museums that delight motor lovers. This Malaga shows a collection of the most cinematic, with some of those models that have enamored us in the cinema. Vehicles of brands such as Bugatti, Rolls-Royce, Bentley, Jaguar or Mercedes-Benz. And, in addition, some really wonderful Cadillacs.

10. The Museum of Automotive History, Salamanca (Spain)

Museum of the History of the Automotive of Salamanca - Pepe / Flickr.com

The basis of this museum is the collection of Demetrio Gómez Planche, one of the great motor lovers that Spain has had and that throughout its life searched, recovered and restored vehicles that have made history. In this museum, for example, you can see a Hispano-Suiza of 1930 that has not been retouched, or some vehicles of heads of state.

Cover photo: Rudi Langer / Flickr.com