the Motors Museums - Motor Valley
The Motor Museums
The Motor Museums in the Motor Valley. Visit the museums dedicated to some of the most famous car and motorcycle manufacturers in the world from Ducati to Ferrari through Lamborghini and Pagani ...
Address: Via Cavalieri Ducati, 3 – Borgo Panigale, Bologna
Phone: +39 051 6413111
Opening hours: from 12 November to 1 April from Monday to Saturday from 9 to 18, except on Wednesdays; from 8 April to 11 November from Monday to Sunday from 9 to 18, except Wednesday. The visit to the factory is only possible by reservation.
The Ducati Museum is a journey through the myth, in search of perfection and success. It has recently been renovated and hosts the exhibition of the series and racing bikes that made the Bologna brand famous. Upon reservation, it is also possible to take a guided tour of the factory.
The Museum is divided into three sections: Moto Ducati series, which tell the evolution of the Ducati from 1946 to today; Moto Ducati racing, exhibition of the racing bikes that have repeatedly led the Borgo Panigale sports motorcycles to victory; Ducati Moments, people and facts that have made this company great.
Museum of Industrial Heritage
The Museum of Industrial Heritage houses a permanent exhibition of 3500 square meters divided into different sections: a collection of scientific instruments and machinery from the Aldini-Valeriani Institution; a section dedicated to the furnace and to the production of bricks; an historical journey that shows the city's productions, from silk to mechanics and mechatronics.
Address: Via Modena, 12 – Sant’Agata Bolognese, Bologna
Phone: +39 051 6817611
Opening hours: every day - from April 1 to October 31 from 9.30 to 19; from 1 November to 31 March from 9.30 to 18
The Lamborghini Museum traces the most important destinations reached by the Bull Brand through an exhibition of these fantastic cars that have made history, from the Murciélago to the 350GT, beyond the models and engines, the true heart of these super luxury sports cars.
Also you can visit the production plant, to see how these legendary cars are created.
Ferruccio Lamborghini Museum
Address: Strada Provinciale Galliera, 319 – Funo di Argelato, Bologna
Phone: +39 051 863366
Opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday from 10 to 13 and from 14 to 18 - closing from December 23rd to January 5th
The Ferruccio Lamborghini Museum tells the life of the great entrepreneur through his mechanical creations, from the first Carioca tractor to the legendary Miura and Countach, but also the Fiat Barchetta Sport, modified by Lamborghini to participate in the 1948 Mille Miglia.
Moreover it is possible to see a reconstruction of the Lamborghini studio, with documents and photos of the time.
Ferrari Maranello Museum
Address: Via Dino Ferrari, 43 – Maranello, Modena
Phone: +39 0536 949713
Opening hours: from November to March from 9.30 to 18; from April to October from 9.30 to 19
The Museum of Maranello tells the story of the Brand of the Prancing Horse thanks to an extraordinary permanent exhibition dedicated to the World Championships and Formula1, as well as five thematic rooms.
For the most passionate, there is the possibility to try some semiprofessional Formula1 simulators and to try a real tire change!
Enzo Ferrari Modena Museum
Address: Via Paolo Ferrari, 85 - Modena
Phone: +39 059 4397979
Opening hours: November to March from 9.30 to 18; from April to October from 9.30 to 19
The Museum dedicated to Enzo Ferrari combines what has been Ferrari's private house with an exhibition pavilion of futuristic architecture, a temple of 5,000 square meters dedicated to the car and its history, as well as a modern multimedia system that allows to make a jump back in time and in the history of the Prancing Horse brand.
Horacio Pagani Museum
Address: Via dell’Industria, 26 – San Cesario sul Panaro, Modena
Phone: +39 059 4739201
Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 10 to 12.30 and from 14.30 to 17
Inside the Pagani Museum you can admire the collection of the projects and the cars of the Argentine entrepreneur, such as the legendary Huayra or the Zonda.
You can also visit the Pagani factory to discover how one of the most popular sports in the world comes to life in a mix of design and science, from carbon to assembly.
Francesco Baracca Museum
Address: Via Baracca, 65 – Lugo, Ravenna
Phone: +39 0545 38105
Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10 to 12 and from 16 to 18
The Francesco Baracca Museum traces the history of the Italian flying ace and the origins of aviation itself with memorabilia such as SPAD VII, one of its planes on which you can see a prancing horse, an emblem adopted by Ferrari for its cars.
One of the novelties of the recent expansion is the installation of a flight simulator.
Marco Simoncelli Museum – The Story of Sic
Address: Via Garibaldi, 127 – Coriano, Rimini
Phone: +39 0541 658100
Opening hours: every day from 10 to 12.30 and from 15.30 to 19.30 excluding Tuesday
The Sic Museum traces the life of this young champion, from when he ran with the mini-motorbikes to racing in the circuits of the World Championship. Here you can find his helmets, his suits and motorbikes with which he raced, as well as many photos and films and the story of his nickname, “Sic”.