Musée Automobile de Vendée, Talmont-Saint-Hilaire, France


Last modified:

July 22, 2019


October 26, 2017

General information

Automobile Museum of Vendée is a history of the Giron family which for over 75 years has collected, restored and maintained cars, two wheels and all kinds of accessories related to historic vehicles for the sake of heritage preservation.

Over 150 vehicles are on public display in a 3,300 m² room with lots of posters, models and period accessories.

These 4 cars are all from 1898!

  • Decauville Vis à Vis
  • Peugeot
  • Tricar Leon Bollee
  • Victoria par Belvalette

Some other older cars

  • De Dion Bouton steam-engined, 1885
  • De Dion Bouton Type W, 1904
  • Motobloc Type N, 1908
  • Peugeot Frères V2C2 coupé, 1910
  • Rochet Schneider 10200 Phaeton, 1911
  • Laffly balayeuse ville de Nantes, 1912

Photo by Buch-t (Own work) [GFDL or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons

If the image is blurry, we are awaiting images from the Museum.

Number of exhibited items

Cars & Automotive: 101-200, Car Inventory link

General Museum Links

Available in the following languages:
English, French

Services / Facilities:
Parking, Items for Sale

Museum Contact Info

Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Form: No information available

Getting to the Museum

Address: D949 Route des Sables Départementale, 85440, Talmont-Saint-Hilaire, France, Europe
Coordinates: 46.4772756, -1.6675201

Detailed Map


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