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MODENA, Italy - Modena’s new Museo Casa Enzo Ferrari opened to the public on 10 March. It is a museum dedicated to one of Italy’s most celebrated legends, unquestionably one of the leading lights of the Twentieth Century,Enzo Ferrari, man, driver and carmaker: the history of car racing.

“If you can dream it, you can do it” is one of Enzo Ferrari’s best known sayings and certainly the one that best represents his philosophy, a life marked by passion and creativity, research and innovation, courage and challenge. A legend that hasmade Modena and Maranello the capitals of a dream come...

In our quest to serve our visitors better, we have came up with the idea of offering ebook versions of our guide.

You can now download museum guides about Russia, Germany, France and Sweden to your Kindle through Amazon. If you don't have a Kindle, you can also download these guides as a PDF in our online shop over at


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After some hiccups and a delay of almost seven months, - the Motoring Museums' Lighthouse is very proud to present its new look.

We have cleaned up the site, and the search engine works better as well!

Now we can think about developing new features!

And let me recommend our e-books - we create country guides which you can use on your Kindle. See the list!

Please let us know how you like our new format and our ebooks.

Usually, we don't feature this type of information, but this plea may be of interest for some museums.

Captain Walter Wanderwell, an adventurer, inventor and former sailor with an itch for world travel, conceived the notion of circling the globe by automobile. An emigrant from Poland, he changed his name from the un-pronounceable ‘Johannes Pieczynski’, to Wanderwell during a 1914 walking tour of America. This rugged individual was yet to meet Aloha, his young partner on this extraordinary odyssey, who would become the first woman to circle the globe in an automobile!


WARREN, Ohio, 31 May - The National Packard Museum has opened an all-new special exhibit: Micro Cars: Mini Wonders. This display runs now through July 10.

The exhibit highlights 19 of the smallest and most unusual cars and trucks built in America and Europe between 1915 and 1984.

First produced around World War I when supply rations were at their peak, micro cars then flourished after World War II as an economical transportation solution when families had very little money to spare.

The exhibit was inspired by museum members, Dick and Evie Best, who have...


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