The Fire Brigade Museum in Aalst (formerly the Privat Fire Brigade) collects and restores fire trucks and equipment, and ambulances and equipment for emergency assistance from the period 1815 - 2015. The museum tells the history of fire fighting and assistance in Belgium.
The Anzio Beachhead Museum is devoted to the Allied amphibious landing on 22 January 1944, along the coastline between Anzio and Nettuno, in Italy. The museum opened in 1994 for the 50th Anniversary of the landing. It comprises four sections: American, British, German and Italian. The exhibitions feature authentic uniforms, badges, documents, pictures, other artefacts and a few motorize vehicles donated by veteran organisations.
The Piana delle Orme Museum can be found in Latina, Italy. Two pavilions of the museum park are entirely devoted to the display of military vehicles from the Second World War. Dioramas depict, among other things, how Italy became involved in the war, the course of the North African campaigns, the amphibian landing of the allied troops near Anzio and the battle for Monte Cassino.
Bastogne Barracks is a Belgium Military Museum. Since 2010 it’s an Interpretation Centre of the Second World War. Be sure to visit the “Nuts” basement illustrating a decisive step in the Battle of the Bulge, as well as the numerous exhibition galleries. Discover the “Vehicle Restoration Center” giving Royal Military Museum armoured vehicles a new lease of life.
The area of the Roman garage is one thousand square meters to accommodate fifty cars. Nearly as many are in Tuscany and 130 in America, in Allentown. 80 percent of the cars were built before 1960. The oldest is from 1928.
The Historical Museum of Military Motorization was founded in February 1957 with the goal of preserving and collecting the technical-historical heritage and the development process of Motorization in the Army. Now the collections have been moved from their first location within the Rossetti Barracks to the Arpaia Barracks in the same military city at the Cecchignola.
Among the peculiarities of the exhibition is the auto repair shop of the 1900s, the first velocipede and the Bersaglieri bike, motorcycles, cars and, among all, the Fiat 1500 cabriolet from 1937, a unique specimen,
made by Pininfarina for Benito Mussolini who later donated it to his son Bruno. Also on display are telegraphs, radio recorders, TVs, gramophones, magic lanterns, projectors, machines and accessories for photography, calculating machines, typewriters, sewing machines, coins, ivory objects, stamps, surgery devices and much more.
The Historic Center of the Department for Transport was born as an exhibition of some vehicles characteristic of the evolution of Italian motorization. Over the years it has been enriched with historical and documentary finds that cover the entire transport sector that the department deals with: official documents and most representative cars of Italian history and production.
"Take a look around you - the bricks and the wood you see witnessed the challenge of man against the sky. You are at Volandia, deep inside the history of aviation and of the industries that turned the dream of flight into reality.