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MOTOR VALLEY
Past, present and future treasures all “made in Italy”

Ferrari, Ducati, Lamborghini…

Anyone who loves motoring really must, at least once in their lives, visit the heart of Italian motoring in the beautiful Emilia Romagna region.
We can take you to Motor Valley where the historic names of Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati and Ducati all come from.
You’ll get a taste of the past, the present and the future, and be able to admire new technology and historic engineering side by side.
When you visit the museums, the factories and the circuits that the area has to offer, you’re bound to be impressed, and you’ll find that, just like us, your enthusiasm for the world of motors knows no limits.

Not only museums. Motor Valley also delivers adrenalin and fun!
Discover the racing driver that’s in you. Challenge your friends and develop your skills.
Try driving a PIT-BIKE, a MINI MOTO or a GO-KART on a genuine Italian circuit doing time trials, free practice and races that will all add up to an unforgettable experience.
Learn new driving skills and get carried away with DRIFT driving. Professional racing drivers will teach you how to handle any situation and you’ll be able to follow in the footsteps of the champions.

Motor Valley – a dream that becomes reality.

MUSEO ENZO FERRARI MODENA

MUSEO ENZO FERRARI MODENA

The main building can be identified by its unusual architecture. It stands next to Enzo Ferrari’s private home that was built in 1898. Some beautiful cars are on display, and there is an exhibition of engines and a film projection that transports the viewer right into the world of the rampant horse. You’ll also find a Ferrari store. A restaurant and a cafeteria that sells local specialities are available for events and dinners.

Opening times – every day 9:30 – 18:00

MUSEO LAMBORGHINI

MUSEO LAMBORGHINI

There are some real masterpieces in this museum. They are the milestones of the Lamborghini story and include the Murciélago, the Miura, the 350 GT, the Sesto Elemento, the Countach S, the Jalpa, the Espada and the Reventòn to name but a few. You can rediscover all these treasures and take a look at the factory line where it all happens, too, if you book ahead.

Opening times – from Monday to Saturday
9:30 – 18:00
Factory visit – by appointment, maximum 13 people

MUSEO DEL PATRIMONIO INDUSTRIALE

MUSEO DEL PATRIMONIO INDUSTRIALE

Just outside Bologna, in an old brick kiln that dates from the 19th century, you can find evidence of the industrial past of the city, the silk production, the brickworks and the mechanic’s workshops that have made Bologna what it is. The past, present and future of the city’s industry, all under one roof.

Opening times
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9:00 – 13:00
Saturday 9:00 – 13:00 / 15:00 – 18:00
Sunday 15:00 – 18:00

MUSEO FERRUCCIO LAMBORGHINI

MUSEO FERRUCCIO LAMBORGHINI

This museum was created by Ferruccio’s son, Tonino. The collection goes from the industrial production of the first Carioca tractors in 1947, to the Espada sports cars with their gull wing mechanism that were the inspiration for the car in the film “Back to the Future”. There is also the offshore Fast 45 Diablo with a Lamborghini engine that was world champion eleven times. There’s a helicopter and the “barchetta” that was built for the Mille Miglia in 1948. 9000 square metres of memories and new technology just a few miles from the centre of Bologna. There’s a shop, an area for events and you can have a guided tour.

Opening times – from Tuesday to Saturday
10:00 – 13:00 / 14:00 – 18:00
Sundays by appointment only

MUSEO FRANCESCO BARACCA

MUSEO FRANCESCO BARACCA

This museum was created to fulfil the last will and testament of Enrico Baracca, an Italian aviation pioneer. Over the years the whole project has been developed and it is now housed in a spacious Art Nouveau style building with disabled access. You can see the famous aeroplane and a collection of historical memorabilia and documents. If you book ahead, you can enjoy a demonstration of the flight simulator.

Opening times – from Tuesday to Sunday
10:00 – 12:00 / 16:00 – 18:00
Closed Mondays

SHOWROOM PAGANI

SHOWROOM PAGANI

This museum will be opening shortly and will tell the story of Horacio Pagani, the dreamer, and Zonda, the hypercar that has made him famous. You’ll discover the amazing story of a boy who arrived from Argentina with a vision that has become reality because of his passion and dedication.

MUSEO DUCATI

MUSEO DUCATI

The museum had a complete makeover in 2016 and now takes visitors on a walk through 90 years of history of the Ducati company.
Ducati is the epitome of “made in Italy” and is world famous for its style and performance in a continuous search for perfection.

Opening times – from Monday to Friday
9:15 – 11:00 / 13:45 – 15:30
On Saturday it is possible to have a guided tour of the museum at: 10:00 – 11:00 – 12:00

MUSEO FERRARI MARANELLO

MUSEO FERRARI MARANELLO

This museum is dedicated to the Ferrari as it is now, as it will be in the future and as it was in the past.

There is a permanent exhibition about Formula 1 and World Championships. There are five rooms with exhibitions on specialist subjects and a cinema with continuous projections. You’ll also find a Formula 1 simulator, a pit-stop tyre change, a cinema screen, a shop and a cafeteria. It’s ideal for events and conventions.

Opening times
1/09 – 31/03 every day 9:30 – 18:00
1/04 – 31/10 every day 9:00 – 19:00
Closed 25/12 and 1/01

MUSEO MARCO SIMONCELLI - LA STORIA DEL SIC

MUSEO MARCO SIMONCELLI - LA STORIA DEL SIC

Marco Simoncelli, known as Sic, was one of Italy’s best-loved motorcycle champions. His life was short but very intense (1987 – 2011) and the museum tells his story right up to the end when he died in the Malaysian Gran Prix. You can see his bike, his helmets and his gear and all sorts of things that belonged to him.

Opening times – winter
19/09 – 19/06
10:00 – 12:30 / 15:30 – 19:30

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