A few steps away from the Ferrari and Formula One test track was built the Ferrari Museum, a must destination for all fans of Formula One, the most visited museum in the province of Modena.
Named in memory of founder Enzo Ferrari – in which the legend is told through the stables, memorabilia, pictures, vintage cars and racing cars.
Opened 18 February 1990, the Ferrari Museum is a modern and functional (also has a large car park) in which, besides the ever-present vintage cars, to the modern road cars and cars with the Prancing Horse brand, you can admire the trophies won by Ferrari’s racing team in motorsports sailed around the world. The environment is made particularly evocative exposure of blow-ups of great drivers who have linked his name indissolubly with that of Ferrari.
Very impressive, then, is a faithful reconstruction of the study engineer Ferrari. His simple style is also found in the workplace, almost spartan and difficult to combine with the beauty and refinement of detail of the cars came from his factory. As observed by Ferrari President Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, “who owns a Ferrari has a work of art (…)”.
Inside the Museum has also been set up a room for the screening of movies that trace the milestones of the history of the automobile and its founder. Finally, along with memorabilia of all kinds, containing a host of exceptional engines built by Ferrari: so you can see up close the technological solutions adopted in various models, in a stunning sequence of valves, metal and shiny chrome. Of great interest are the technical drawings for the design of engines.
Recently expanded, the Museum has organized in four areas, to meet the expectations of fans of both competitions as well as experts of historic cars: Formula One, themed exhibitions, technological innovation and photographic exhibitions. At the entrance, then, are the Ferrari Shop – annexe of the largest Ferrari Store which is located just in front of Ferrari on a National Historic Gardens – a library where you can buy all the publications of the House, the Photopoint for souvenir photos with their heroes and a cozy café.