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From 7 July to 27 August 2017 the Louwman Museum in The Hague will be hosting a ‘McLaren’ exhibition. McLaren’s numerous victories in Formula 1, Indianapolis, Le Mans and in Can-Am races have established its unparalleled reputation in motor racing. Sixteen McLarens will be on display dating from 1971 to 2016, providing an excellent overview of the glorious years of the British manufacturer of racing cars and high-performance sports cars.
Founder Bruce McLaren started his own racing team in 1963. Three years later saw him entering a Formula 1 race followed in 1968 by the first Grand...

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BRUSSELS, Belgium - 22 November: Thanks to many private owners Autoworld will show +- 40 different models on the mezzanine Floor in Autoworld. Historic cars including a very old Lagonda DP 21/15 (1925). Racing cars and street versions such as the Vantage GT3, recent winners of the Belgian Championship (BRCC 2014) and a Vantage GT4 Gulf. Probably the Aston Martin DBR 4 Formula 1 (1959) will be there as well. Four different coupes with a bodywork by the Italian designer Zagato, including a unique DB 4 GT. Other models that make the visitors dream will be the DB2/4, DB4, DB5 Volante, Vanquish...

BERLIN, Germany -- 7 November, 2014: Berlin-based online auction house Auctionata is set to present its first auction of classic cars. On November 28, 2014 at 6 pm CET, the ‘Classic Cars’ auction will bring a selection of 40 automobiles under the hammer. The cars on offer range from everyday vehicles to exclusive collector’s cars never before seen at auction. With cars made between the early twenties and the late nineties, the auction will present bidders with a cross section of nearly 80 years of automotive history.

One of the auction highlights is a 1928 Riley Brooklands, one of...

We are very happy to announce some new developments. Over the years - the Motoring Museums' Lighthouse became the leading guide to automobile museums worldwide.

As a first step in the overhaul of our site, we have introduced two new features, which hopefully will provide more involvment for our visitors:

  • - you can now rate your museums experience from 0 to 5. This will help others to learn upfront about others' opinion
  • - you can now send us your comments. We are especially interested in links to your reports to a given museum.

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