Museums in France
The museum was founded on the initiative of the association "L'Aventure Peugeot", founded in 1982. Its president, Pierre Peugeot, set his main missions at that time to identify and bring together the different types of manufactured products since 1810 under the Peugeot brand, to take part in events concerning old vehicles or to organize meetings of old cars, in particular.
No less than 80 vehicles are on display in the setting of a fully reconstructed village. These cars, dating from 1900 to 1980, allow us to retrace the history and the spectacular technological developments that the automobile industry has undergone over all these years.
The Musée de la Rue du temps qui passe is a museum which recreates life back in the early 1900s in a time when electricity and running water were not available everywhere and cars and motorbikes were only just being seen on the streets.
This museum, along with a few other collection resides at a former mill. There are old cars from the 1920s, also motorcycles and a fire engine.
The 2 CV has its museum! Come discover or rediscover an automobile that has now become legendary. Produced in more than 7 million units from 1948 to 1990 (all derivatives combined), the 2 CV has enjoyed an exceptional career and has already celebrated its 70th anniversary. It has had time to travel all the roads in the world, conquer all social classes and seduce the hearts of millions of drivers.
The Alsace 2CV Club set up this museum in 1998 which illustrate the history of one of the greatest People's Car of all time - the Citroën 2CV. There are a lot of different variants, derivatives and specials - all of them displayed "as is" and the public can see the evolution of the 2CV and its derivatives during the 42 years of production.
Musée Moto Mode Militaire (Motorcycle, Fashion and Military) features Claude Tiano's eclectic collection ranging from the early 1900s to the 1960s
This small museum which was put together by a local club features around 100 motorcycles and scooters plus a few cars as well.
The Association Française des Collectionneurs de Véhicules Militaires (French Association of Military Vehicle Collectors) set up this museum in Dreux. Apart from a magnificent collection of old military vehicles, it contains a "duty of memory" sector dealing mainly with with the Allied landings on June 6, 1944, but also the Battle of Normandy, including a tragic episode which took place in Dreux.
In Quercy, at the gates of the Périgord noir, come and discover a huge collection of machines and tools restored by a passionate about authenticity, Benoît Jouclar and his team of volunteers. On a surface of 6000m2, a collection of more than 250 tractors, 150 cars and utility vehicles, 200 two-wheelers (motorcycles, bicycles, etc.), a thousand pieces and objects to discover in their period environment.