The Ferrari Museum is a wonder to see and a must-do experience when in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. The museum is a Ferrari lover’s dream. All of the cars on display allow for a close look. Walk right up to them and admire their beauty!
As you walk through the museum, you’ll see red cars everywhere. Enzo Ferrari claimed that a child will always choose red when drawing a car. He’s probably right!
So many cars in this large museum. Every so often, you find a car that isn’t red.
Ferrari developed V-12 engines and had strong feelings about them.
Many years ago, cars were modeled out of wood, or in many cases, clay. The design allowed Ferrari to see what the car would look like and to have a working model for their production staff. It’s fascinating to think that the designers had to cut out wood and assemble models for their proof of concept cars. This has to be a lost art today.
A show-stopping car in gloss black that had everyone drooling over it. It was difficult to get a photo of it since so many people were attracted to its good looks. I have to admit that I stood and stared for quite some time.
Space for all the trophies is set up inside the museum. It’s a bit overwhelming to see how many races must have been won to amass such a huge collection.
And more red racing cars. I never got tired of seeing them. Ferrari is just an iconic brand and is well represented here.
Right next door is a restaurant and Ferrari test-drive rental place. There are many Ferrari rental businesses in Maranello. For the right price, you can take a spin in a Ferrari!
The drive to the Ferrari Museum is well worth the time it takes to get there. You will most likely not have another chance to walk among so many historic cars and read some of their histories. Maranello is an interesting town and deserves a quick look. We thoroughly enjoyed all they had to offer.
What To See & Do:
Rent a Ferrari! – This is your chance to take a shiny, red Ferrari for a spin! ilovemaranello.com
Ferrari Museum – The Maranello Museum is packed with iconic Ferrari racing cars. musei.ferrari.com
Where To Eat:
Driver Bar Ristorante – Right next door is a cafe with good food and a fun patio area to watch the Ferraris being rented and driven around. – Via Fornace 52, 41053, Maranello Italy drivermaranello.it
Where To Stay:
Check VRBO for apartment and vacation rentals. CLICK HERE to view available apartments and rental rates in Maranello, Italy.
Steven Ward founded 10 Minute Travel in 2006. He wanted to create a website that would focus on interesting sights and attractions. The website has seen several changes over the years. Steve is a retired Coast Guard Officer who has worked in the IT field after leaving the service. He has been all over Alaska on ships, sailed through the Panama Canal, stopped in Jamaica and Aruba, and gone on a handful of trips to Europe and Asia. Taiwan, Japan, and Thailand were some of the more recent trips overseas. If there is a vaccine for the travel bug, he will refuse it. 🙂