France – 90 miles (145km) northeast of Paris
follow site Musée Automobile Reims-Champagne
84 Avenue G Clemenceau
TEL: +1 3 26 82 83 84
This is a car museum that also exhibits bicycles, motorcycles and other automotive related artifacts.
Every day except Tuesday from 10.00 – 12:00 and from 14.00 – 17:00 (Winter hours)
Check website for holiday closures and 2018 opening times.
Cars and motorcycles from 1908 to the present day are on display, some of which were manufactured as only a few copies. Over 230 exhibits are on display but specific cars may be out on loan to other museums or attending an automotive event.
Of particular importance is the SCAR, because this car was built in 1908 in Witry-lès-Reims by the Société de Construction Automobile de Reims – (SCAR). This is a rare car as it is one of 400 manufactured but there are only 6 or 7 models left worldwide.
The Museum Automobile Reims Champagne covers automotive history of the last century through its 160 models. Examples include the Renault Dauphine, the DAF 55, the Simca 1000, the Peugeot 403 Radowich, the Rosengart Ariette, the Citroën 2CV and Citroën Antem. As well as the models such as the Ford Model T, Florida, Corvette, Porsche 928, Matra, and many more .
The Reims-Champagne Automobile Museum was established in 1985 by Mr. Philippe Charbonneaux. The museum exhibits over 200 cars and motorbikes from 1908 to the modern day. It is open all year round.
Located at the historic motor racing track Curcuit de Guex which was first used in 1925.
A small shop.
Octane issue 168 (June 2017) page 186.