Franschhoek Motor Museum is a must-see South African venue. Showcasing over a 100 years of automotive history it caters to tourists, local families and motor enthusiasts alike. The museum’s collection exceeds 220 vehicles – ranging from an 1898 Beeston motor tricycle to a 2003 Ferrari Enzo supercar – and more than 80 exhibits will be on view at any one time, displayed in four de-humidified halls with a total floor area of 2700 mÇ, and presented in chronological order.

With a unique and exciting collection of vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles and memorabilia in the magnificent setting of L’Ormarins, Franschhoek, you can book a museum tour, have a snack at our deli, or take a tram ride to Anthonij Rupert Wines for a wine tasting.

We are now open to the public!

Walk-ins welcome, however we need visitors to complete the online booking and the COVID-19 check-in. In keeping with social distancing and visitor safety we only accept electronic payments. 

Online tickets available, buy here.

Tuesdays – Sundays:

10h00 – 16h30

Closed: Mondays, Good Friday and Christmas Day


Mercedes-Benz W21

The W21 series was introduced in Berlin in February 1933 and was in production for three years. Designed by by ex-Benz & Cie CEO Hans Nibel. Numerous body styles were offered on two wheelbases. Three-speed plus overdrive geerbox. This car one of the first to be imported to SA.

Top Speed

95 km/h


4-speed manual


30 kW at 3 600 r/min


1 961 CC Inline-6



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