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Musée Moto Vélo, Domazan – France

This highly specialized museum concentrating on the beginnings of development of bicycles is located in a family castle Château de Bosc . All machines in the collection are very rare examples, many of them are not possible to show on next places because they exists only in one example. Just these bicycles made this museum as one of the best bicycle museum around the World.

Contact:   http://www.chateau-de-bosc.com

Last visites in 2017 a 2018 and some new examples:

08/F. Moto velo musée, Domazan – France
08/F. Moto velo musée, Domazan – France
08/F. Moto velo musée, Domazan – France

album: 08/F. Moto velo musée, Domazan – France

New face of museum after exchange some bikes from spring 2015 :

08/E. Moto velo musée, Domazan – France
08/E. Moto velo musée, Domazan – France
08/E. Moto velo musée, Domazan – France

album: 08/E. Moto velo musée, Domazan – France

 

„Le musée de Marco“ Exposition Centre Culturel Albert Camus – Issoudun, France +++++

Marco Lebreton and his "Le musée de Marco" organized many occasional expositions on the way. A very nice man, a friend and an expert of antik bicycles.

Contact: http://www.lemuseedemarco.fr

A few photos from Centre Culturel Albert Camus in Issoudun exposition in 2018:

223/A Exposition Centre Culturel Albert Camus 2018
223/A Exposition Centre Culturel Albert Camus 2018
223/A Exposition Centre Culturel Albert Camus 2018

album: 223/A Exposition Centre Culturel Albert Camus 2018

Marco collection 

223/B  „Le musée de Marco“ - exponáty
223/B  „Le musée de Marco“ - exponáty
223/B  „Le musée de Marco“ - exponáty
223/B  „Le musée de Marco“ - exponáty
223/B  „Le musée de Marco“ - exponáty
223/B  „Le musée de Marco“ - exponáty

album: 223/B „Le musée de Marco“ - exponáty

 

Musée Automobile de Vendée - Talmon Saint Hilare, France +++++

Automobile Museum of Vendée is first of all a history of family: that of Giron which for over 75 years collect, restore and maintain cars, two wheel and all kinds of accessories related to historic vehicles for the sake of heritage preservativ. Thus, over 150 cars, motorcycles and bicycles are on public display in a room of 3.300 metres forcefully explanation, posters, models and period accessories.

Contact: www.musee-auto-vendee.com

217/A - Musée Automobile de Vendée
217/A - Musée Automobile de Vendée
217/A - Musée Automobile de Vendée

album: 217/A - Musée Automobile de Vendée

217/B - Musée Automobile de Vendée
217/B - Musée Automobile de Vendée
217/B - Musée Automobile de Vendée
217/B - Musée Automobile de Vendée
217/B - Musée Automobile de Vendée
217/B - Musée Automobile de Vendée

album: 217/B - Musée Automobile de Vendée

Musée Automobile - Reims (Champagne), France +++++

The museum in Reims is one of the 5th most important French automobile museums share its collections is now managed by an association of collectors. There are ower 230 cars, many motorcycles, bicycles and small mechanical cars.

Contact: http://www.musee-automobile-reims-champagne.com/fr

214 - Reims Automobile musée
214 - Reims Automobile musée
214 - Reims Automobile musée
214 - Reims Automobile musée
214 - Reims Automobile musée
214 - Reims Automobile musée

album: 214 - Reims Automobile musée

Musée du Vélo, Hiers Brouage – France +++++

Very nice bicycle collection owned by Jean Simo situated on old street in military fortress. Many really rare velocipedes, tricycles and system bikes.

Contact: http://www.musee-du-velo.com

 

206 - Musée du vélo Brouage
206 - Musée du vélo Brouage
206 - Musée du vélo Brouage

album: 206 - Musée du vélo Brouage

 

The Collection Schlumpf – Mulhouse, France

Cité de l’Automobile, Musée national de l’automobile, Collection Schlumpf is an automobile museum located in Mulhouse, France, and built around the Schlumpf Collection of classic automobiles. It has the largest displayed collection of automobiles and contains the largest and most comprehensive collection of Bugatti motor vehicles in the world.

There are hundreds and hundreds of cars on the display but there are no bicycle. One velocipede is in the deposit. Only one, but very and very important for history. Michaux serpentine velocipede from time period March 1868 – May 1868 when Ernest Michaux takes additional premises at19 Rue Jean Goujon still as a sole trader. We  know only two examples of surviving velocipede from this time and this Michaux address.

 Michaux, 19 R. JEAN GOUJON. AV. MONTAIGNE 29. MICHAUX, BTE S.G.D.G., A PARIS

199/B - Michaux 1868
199/B - Michaux 1868
199/B - Michaux 1868

album: 199/B - Michaux 1868

 

 

Collection Schlumpf CITÉ DE L'AUTOMOBILE NATIONAL MUSEUM– Mulhouse 

199/A - CITÉ DE L'AUTOMOBILE NATIONAL MUSEUM
199/A - CITÉ DE L'AUTOMOBILE NATIONAL MUSEUM
199/A - CITÉ DE L'AUTOMOBILE NATIONAL MUSEUM
199/A - CITÉ DE L'AUTOMOBILE NATIONAL MUSEUM
199/A - CITÉ DE L'AUTOMOBILE NATIONAL MUSEUM
199/A - CITÉ DE L'AUTOMOBILE NATIONAL MUSEUM

album: 199/A - CITÉ DE L'AUTOMOBILE NATIONAL MUSEUM

Musée de l'automobile, Valençay – France +++++

A private museum with a great many machines from local manufacturers. Mix of cars, motorcycles and bikes.

Contact: http://www.musee-auto-valencay.fr/#Accueil.A

197 - Musée de l'automobile de Valençay
197 - Musée de l'automobile de Valençay
197 - Musée de l'automobile de Valençay
197 - Musée de l'automobile de Valençay
197 - Musée de l'automobile de Valençay
197 - Musée de l'automobile de Valençay

album: 197 - Musée de l'automobile de Valençay

L’épopée fantastique - Compiègne, France +++++

L’épopée fantastique 1820-1920, cycles et motos (April - July 2016)

The season exhibition in Musée national de la Voiture du Palais de Compiègne.

At the present time I must to say one of the best exposition I have ever seen. The fantastic atmosphere of old buildings are absolutely the right place for early bicycles.

Very special thanks for Elise Fau for her time and hospitality.

Contakt: http://palaisdecompiegne.fr/

179/A - L’épopée fantastique 1820-1920
179/A - L’épopée fantastique 1820-1920
179/A - L’épopée fantastique 1820-1920
179/A - L’épopée fantastique 1820-1920
179/A - L’épopée fantastique 1820-1920
179/A - L’épopée fantastique 1820-1920

album: 179/A - L’épopée fantastique 1820-1920

Collection of Robert Gransiegne and Emmanuel Déhan - Sceaux, France +++++

Lovely exposition showed collection of Robert Gransiegne and Emmanuel Déhan.. Many of bikes from ex collection Robert Gransiegne was donated to Sceaux State Castle Paris in 1964 and these are saveing in themuseum depositories.

For more photos see our gallery when we wisited this place.

Contact:  http://domaine-de-sceaux.hauts-de-seine.fr/index.php?id=46

176 - Exhibition 2014/15 Sceaux, France
176 - Exhibition 2014/15 Sceaux, France
176 - Exhibition 2014/15 Sceaux, France
176 - Exhibition 2014/15 Sceaux, France
176 - Exhibition 2014/15 Sceaux, France
176 - Exhibition 2014/15 Sceaux, France

album: 176 - Exhibition 2014/15 Sceaux, France

Photos from internet site:

https://fallingoffbicycles.wordpress.com/tag/a-bicyclette-collection-robert-grandseigne-emmanuel-dehan/

http://www.ctvsceaux.fr/tag/sceaux/

http://www.les-actus-du-cyclisme.com/tag/divers/

The Castle of the Dukes, Bar-le-Duc – France +++++

Town museum in Bar-le-Duc is located in very nice part of famous town where Ernest Michaux was born. It is not bicycle museum, but very rare example of velocipede made by company Michaux Pére & Cie is there.

Contact: http://museebarrois.eklablog.fr/accueil-c520768

172 - The Castle of the Dukes
172 - The Castle of the Dukes
172 - The Castle of the Dukes

album: 172 - The Castle of the Dukes

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