Last month’s Collection In Action feature on FMM’s Tatra T97 elicited the following interesting response from Heinz Barnerth in Vienna. Hello, everyone. I would like to bring to your attention an amazing and interesting story of a trip that took place in the late 1940s, done...

As reported in the last newsletter, Basil Green passed away in June and this month Mike Monk pays tribute to the man behind the iconic Perana, and recalls an interview he had with Basil back in 2013. Basil started his career as an apprentice mechanic...

Museums are defined as “a building or institution where objects of artistic, historical, or scientific importance and value are kept, studied, and put on display”. FMM is no exception, but also keeps up with the times. The museum recently had the opportunity to tryout the...

A new series about the museum’s motoring memorabilia, compiled and written by FMM’s Assistant Curator Sian Theron. This month, Sian sounds off about the horns at FMM…   One of the most common and equally mundane and overlooked of features on any motor vehicle is the horn....

A regular feature outlining the activities of FMM’s workshop personnel who are responsible for repairing, renovating, refurbishing and restoring the museum’s large and varied collection of vehicles. This month, JP du Plessis reports on a gangster getaway car that did not want to get away...

Museums are defined as “a building or institution where objects of artistic, historical, or scientific importance and value are kept, studied, and put on display”. FMM is no exception, but also keeps up with the times. The museum was honoured to be chosen as one...