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Australia

ACT:

Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT [www]['19].

National Museum of Australia, Lawson Crescent, Acton Peninsula, Canberra, Acton ACT, [www]['19],
inc. 1946 Holden prototype #1, 1948 FX Holden (1st sold), 1955 FJ Holden (model run 1953-56).

Treloar Warfare Technology Centre, corner of Vicars and Callan Streets, Mitchell. (Mostly aircraft and artillery.) tel: (06) 241 8949.

New South Wales (NSW

The Fleet Air Arm Museum, Sept. 2006+ (was Australian Museum of Flight, Nowra, NSW) [www]['19].

Tempora Air Museum, NSW [www]['19].

Northern Territory:

Road Transport Hall of Fame, 2 Norris Bell Avenue, Alice Springs, NT 0871, tel: 08 8952 7161, [www]['19].

Queensland

The Australian Armour and Artillery Museum, Cairns, 1145R Kamerunga Road, open 7 days, 9.30-4.30, closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Years Day [www]['19].

South Australia

Booleroo Steam and Traction Preservation Society Museum, Booleraoo Centre, South Australia (in the southern Flinders Ranges).
This is a large(!) collection of tractors, caterpillar tractors, traction engines, farm machinery, stationary engines. It includes two Fowler ploughing traction engines, an Australian Caldwell-Vale 4WD from 1910, and much more. Open by appointment – see details and phone numbers at [www]['19].

National Military Vehicle Museum, 10 Sturton Rd, Edinburgh, SA 5111 "every Sunday from 10am-4.00pm, most public holidays 10am-4pm" [www]['19].

National Motor Museum, Birdwood, SA [www]['19], e.g., Tom Kruse's Badger.

Victoria:

Army Museum, Bandiana (near Albury / Wodonga), Victoria [www]['19] including Royal Australian Electrical & Mechanical Engineers, and Royal Australian Corps of Transport Museum, e.g., a Land-Rover [LRPV].

Fire Services Museum of Victoria
39 Gisborne St., East Melbourne 3002
Cnr. Gisborne St and Victoria Parade, East Melbourne (Melways 2B K12)
Open Thursday &Fridays 9am-3pm, Sundays 10am-4pm [www]['19].

Fox Collection, "classic" cars, 749-755 Collins Street (cnr Batman Drive & Collins Street), Melbourne Docklands, Vic. 3008 -- at the end of the new Collins Street Bridge, Melways 2E, H7 [www]['19]. NB. limited opening times.

Sadly this collection was auctioned off in 2005(?) Melbourne Tank Museum, Bellgrave Hallam Rd., Victoria 3804,

National Holden Motor Museum, 7-11 Warren St., Echuca, Victoria 3564, [www]['19] tel/fax:03-5480-2033; open: 7 days, 9am-5pm.
Plenty of national heritage, including a 1948 Holden 48-215 (Holden FX) and the 1969 Holden Hurricane.

National Transport Museum, 69 Rifle Range Rd, Inverell, NSW 2360 [www]['19] tel:+61-2-6721-2270.

RAAF Museum, Point Cook, Vic [www]['19]

Royal Australian Armoured Corps (RAAC) Tank Museum, Puckapunyal (near Seymour), Victoria, [www]['19]

Also see Australia.

Belgium

Autoworld, Parc du Cinquantenaire 11, 1000 Brussels [www]['19]

France

Chateau de Compiegne, Musee de la Voiture, Place du General de Gaulle, 60200 – Compiegne [www]['19] at [www]['19], inc. La Jamais Contente.

Le Conservatoire Citroen, next to the PSA Peugeot Citroen production plant, Aulnay-sous-Bois industrial park, Paris region, by request['12] [www]['19]

Musee des Arts et Metiers, 60 rue Reaumur 75003 Paris, (metro: Arts et Metier) [www]['19], has Le fardier de Cugnot, an 18th-century steam-wagon.

Retro Museum Mobile, 95 rue du Commandant Beaurepaire, 28100 Dreux, France, tel:+33 2 37 43 01 15. ['13].

Schlumpf Collection, Cite de l'Automobile Mulhouse, 192, Avenue de Colmar – BP 1096 – 68051 Mulhouse cedex, Alsace. "150 Bugatti, Hispano-Suiza, Ferrari, Rolls-Royce, Maserati, Maybach, Mercedes models, etc." [www]['19].

Germany

Auto and Technik Museum, Sinsheim (1 hour Sth of Franfurt a/p), [www]['19]

Mercedes Benz Museum, Mercedesstrasse 100, 70372 Stuttgart, [www]['19]. Public transport: bus line 56, running Bad Cannstatt to bus stop 'Mercedes-Benz Welt', or S-Bahn stopping 'Neckarpark' (Mercedes-Benz). Or parking: Mercedes-Benz Museum car park or P4 car park.

Porsche Museum, from 31 Jan 2009, the new museum, Porscheplatz, Stuttgart, "open Tuesday to Sunday, 9:00 to 18:00" [www]['19]

Volkswagen AutoMuseum, Stiftung AutoMuseum Volkswagen, Dieselstrasse 35, 38446 Wolfsburg [www]['19]

Italy

Ferrari:
Museo Ferrari, Via A. Dino Ferrari 43 Maranello [www]['19] and
Museo Enzo Ferrari, Modena [www]['19].

Lamborghini Museum, [www]['19] Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A., Via Modena, 12 I-40019 Sant'Agata Bolognese (BO)

Japan

Toyota Automobile Museum, 41-100 Nagakuteyokomichi, Nagakute-cho, Aichi-gun, Aichi Pref. [www]['19]

Russia

Tank Museum, Kubinka, Russia, [www]['19]

United Kingdom (UK)

Aldershot Military Museum, Queens Avenue, Aldershot Hampshire GU11 2LG [www]['19]

British Motor Museum
Banbury Road, Gaydon, Warwickshire, CV35 0BJ, [www]['19]. "Today, the car collection is nearly 300 strong. The base of the collection stems from the Trust's historic beginnings as British Leyland (BL) Heritage but it now takes in smaller manufacturers such as Morgan and niche producers such as Land Rover and Jaguar, as well as the mainstream producers from the past, such as Austin and Morris." – 2019.
(The 'British Motor Industry Heritage Trust (BMIHT) keeps archives.)

Brooklands Museum, Brooklands Road, Weybridge, Surrey KT13 0QN, motoring and aviation, [www]['19]

The Bubblecar Museum, Byard's Leap, Cranwell, Lincolnshire [www]['19]

The Bugatti Trust, Prescott Hill, Gotherington, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL52 9RD, tel:+44 1242 677201 [www]['19]

Coventry Transport Museum, Millennium Place, Hales Street, Coventry, CV1 1PN, West Midlands, England [www]['19]

Donington Grand Prix Collection, Donington Park Grand Prix Circuit, near Castle Donington, off the A453 and near to M1 junctions 23A and 24 had a very impressive collection of F1 cars.
* The collection closed in November 2018.

Dunsfold Collection (of LandRovers), Whispers, Guildford Road, Cranleigh, GU6 8PR, England. Open irregularly [www]['19] at [www]['19].

Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 7LH [www]['19].

Heugh Battery Museum, Moor Terrace, The Ancient Headland, Hartlepool, Cleveland, TS24 0PS. (The only First World War battlefield in the UK.) [www]['19].

Imperial War Museum: [www]['19]
London: Lambeth Rd., London SE1 6HZ, [www]['19]
Duxford: Jn.10, M11, Cambridgeshire CB22 4QR [www]['19]
Manchester: The Quays, Trafford Wharf, Trafford Park, Manchester M17 1TZ [www]['19]

Jim Clark Motorsport Museum: Duns, 42 Newtown Street, Berwickshire TD11 3AU, Mon.-Sat. 10am-4.30pm, Sun. 1pm-4.30pm, [www]['19].
Clark (1936-1968) was F1 world champion in 1963 and 1965, and won the Indianapolis 500 in 1965. He was killed at Hockenheim in an F2 race in 1968.

Lakeland Motor Museum, adjacent to the A590 between Newby Bridge and Haverthwaite, [www]['19].

London Transport Museum: Covent Garden Piazza, London, [www]['19].

Muckleburgh Collection, Weybourne, North Norfolk NR25 7EG, England. Military memorabilia, about 15 tanks, armoured vehicles and wheeled vehicles [www]['19].

Museum of Army Transport, Beverley: closed 2003.

National Army Museum,
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 4HT [www]['19].

National Motor Museum,
John Montagu Building, Beaulieu, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, SO4 7ZN, England [www]['19], at [Beau.]['19].

REME Museum, Prince Philip Barracks, MoD Lyneham, Lyneham, Chippenham, SN15 4XX, (Corps of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers) [www]['19]

Science Museum,
South Kensington, London, [www]['19].
Includes many transport exhibits -- steam, automotive, flight.

The Shuttleworth Collection, Shuttleworth (Old Warden) Aerodrome, Nr. Biggleswade, Bedfordshire SG18 9EP; aircraft museum [www]['19].

The Tank Museum, Bovington, Dorset, BH20 6JG, UK (E. of Dorchester) [www]['19]

United States (USA)

Army Ordnance Museum, Ft Lee, Virginia (was at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland till ~2010) [www]['19] "has about 230 items on display in the field around the museum building. Most ... from WWII and I."

Audburn, Cord, Duesenberg Museum, 1600 South Wayne St., Auburn, Indiana 46706 [www]['19]

The Henry Ford Museum, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, MI 48124-4088 [www]['19]

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, 4790 W. 16th St., Indianapolis, IN 46222, USA [www['19]

The Museum of Flight, 9404 East Marginal Way South, Seattle, WA 98108-4097 [www]['19] inc. a SR-71 Blackbird.

National Automobile Museum, The Harrah Collection, 10 South Lake Street (corner of Lake & Mill), Reno, Nevada 89501 [www]['19]

The General George Patton Museum (formerly the Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor) [www]['19] 4554 Fayette Ave., Fort Knox, Kentucky 40121-0208

Pikes Peak Hill Climb and Museum, 135 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, Colorado 80829.
Collection: Penrose Heritage Museum, 11 Lake Circle, Colorado Springs, CO 80906 [www]['19] and [www]['19]

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, 6th and Independence Ave., SW Washington DC 20560 [www]['19] inc. the 1903 Wright Flyer.
And the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, 14390 Air and Space Museum Parkway, Chantilly, Virginia 20151, "displays some of the largest objects in the Museum's collection."

US Army Transportation Museum, 300 Washington Blvd, Fort Eustis, VA 23604 [www]['19]

Walter P. Chrysler Museum, Auburn Hills, Mich., MI 48326-2778
* closed 2012
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