Fans of classic cars and vintage motors will be in their element at the London Motor Museum, where the eye candy includes cars from the 1930s to the 1970s. Bringing together an impressive selection of American and European motors, the museum whisks visitors on a thrilling journey through the automobile era, with the chance to admire some of history’s most memorable cars, watch them in action in the cinema room, and test your knowledge on the Car Geek Quiz.
Among the more than 160 exhibits, highlights include luxurious motors such as a Louis Vuitton Cadillac Deville and a Lincoln Continental Lowrider; iconic brands such as Aston Martin, Ferrari and Jaguar; and a 20ft custom built Rolls Royce. Keep a look out for the Volkswagen Beetle, Herbie; one of the original Batmobiles used in the original 1989 movie; and the Ford Gran Torino seen on-screen in TV series Starsky and Hutch.
The London Motor Museum is located in Hayes, around 20km west of central London, and can be reached by train from London Paddington. The museum is open daily from 10am-6pm, and adult admission is £30.