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Museums in India

Ashvek Vintage World

Ashvek Vintage World was set up in 2004 by Pradeep V. Naik to spread awareness about vintage cars amongst the youth.Ashvek Vintage World takes up restoration and preservation of vintage cars, and has restored classics such as a 1931Peugeot, a 1948Chevrolet Fleet Master, a rare two-engine Vandall tempo, a 1961Datsun Fairlady, Morris 8 and 1939Mercedes 170 which are currently on display.

Gedee Car Museum

The main objective of the museum is that the students and general public, who see these cars, should also learn about technology behind it and the person responsible for such innovations, either in design or engineering or in workmanship etc. and this museum tries to give as much information as in necessary, to highlight the men behind the marvels.

Gondal Royal Vintage And Classic Car Collection

This is part of a museum complex dedicated to Maharaja Bhagwat Sinhji who ruled the region in early 19th century.

The royal collection of cars consists of 32 vehicles, from a 1907 car made by the New Engine Company Acton and a 1935 vintage Mercedes saloon to racing cars raced by the present Maharaja of Gondal. Most are still in working condition. The Delage D8, Daimler, and the grand 1935 Mercedes seven-seat saloon are examples of great European cars of the 1920s and '30s.


Manjusha Car Museum

This collection was set up by D. Veerendra Heggade, an Indian philanthropist and the hereditary administrator/Dharmadhikari of the Dharmasthala Temple. "A visit to this beautiful collection of automobiles and horse drawn carriages can literally trace the evolution of vehicles through the centuries. There are cars of historic importance, a car in which Mahatma Gandhi travelled around the time of freedom struggle. The elegant collection from the erstwhile princely states is a fine example of the royal grandeur.

Payana Museum

Nestled near the cultural heartbeat of Mysuru, Payana stands as a beacon of history, celebrating the intricate beauty and engineering marvels of vintage automobiles. It was brought to life by Shree D. Veerendra. "Our museum is more than a collection; it's an educational journey, meticulously crafted to bring the golden age of motoring to life. Each car tells a story, each exhibit opens a chapter in the annals of automotive excellence, inviting visitors to explore, learn, and be inspired by the heritage of these timeless classics".


Sudha Cars Museum

Sudha Cars Museum is the first and only handmade Wacky Car museum in the World. It is the brainchild of Mr. K. Sudhakar, a Guinness World Record Holder for making the Largest Tricycle in the World. Mr. Sudhakar had designed about 150 different types of cars, like ‘Go Karts’, Dune Buggies’, ‘Wacky Cars, like Brinjal Car, Camera Car, Cricket Ball Car, Shivling Car, Cup & Saucer Car, Helmet Car, Computer Car, Double Bed Car, Football Car, and the list goes on. He had also designed early 20th century models of Cars & Buses, both single & Double Deckers.