A Tour of the Ferrari Museum
Who says Emilia Romagna, also says land of the engines, because here was born and has become a myth one of the greatest symbols of Made in Italy: the Ferrari brand.
This beautiful region offers to engines lovers the Motor Show, the Monza circuit, the new Autodromo Marzaglia, the Righini, Panini and Stanguellini Collections,and also the Museum Ferrari and the opening soon of the House Museum Enzo Ferrari.
True guardian of this myth, is the Museum Ferrari in Maranello (Modena), visited annually by over 200,000 fans from around the world. The exhibition changes constantly, offering different kind of exposition, satisfying both the car racing experts and the lover of vintage car. Among the most attractive halls, there is one in which there are about 40 prestigious models, chosen in rotation, both from museums and private collectors; these models show the evolution of style and design of Ferrari brand.
There is also the hall dedicated to Formula One and to the Cavallino lovers. The Hall of Victory celebrates the victories of the Scuderia, through the ehibition of the world champions cars from 1999 to 2008, of 110 trophies, and the original helmets of the 9 World Champions Drivers, such as Villeneuve, Berger, Mansell and Prost. Here you can see a lot of items that belonged to these pilots: from helmets to gloves, from suits to shoes.
There is also a real reconstruction of the Ferrari Formula One box, containing the disassembled parts of the last season car, in the opposite there is the control center of racing and the outpost of telemetry: a must for those who want to experience the Formola One Box. Surprises are not finished!In the sound box you can hear the sounds of the engines of the main cars of Formula One and GT on the track and on road, while in another halls of the museum you can see some of the recently motors 8 and 10 cylinders mounted on the car of Scuderia World Champions from 1999 to 2008.
Finally, it is a must a visit in the reconstruction of the first office of Enzo Ferrari in Modena, where in 1929 began the myth of the Red "Cavallino".
An important museum is dedicated to the creator of the brand Ferarri: The House Museum Enzo Ferrari in Modena. The museum will open on 2012, March 10th, but since February 18th, date of birth of Enzo Ferrari, will start different activities, including a beautiful Modena dressed up for a long period.
This museum complex was built after the restoration of the house where Enzo Ferrari was born in 1898. The house and its garage are kept intact, but has been built a surprising futuristic building that reproduces the "car bonnet" of a Ferrari in yellow aluminum, the color that symbolizes the city of Modena and above all the color chosen by Enzo Ferrari as background of the Cavallino.
The protagonists of the exhibition will be cars from collections and museums, symbol of Italian brands. The cars will be surrounded by curved windows within which there are historical documents, objects, memories, and various unpublished audio-video.
In the museum dedicated to Enzo Ferrari could not miss an exhibition dedicated to the life of this pilot and manufacturer who stated: "If you can dream it, you can do it." Objects, documents and photos to commemorate his history, through motor sports, places, competitions, men who surrounded him: starting from the Circuit of Modena at the Aerautodromo and the Mille Miglia; Scaglietti, Fantuzzi, Stanguellini, to Maserati, Pagani, De Tomaso and Alfa Romeo. Visiting his house, through a permanent multimedia trace, you can retrace the main events of his life.
These Unique places make even stronger the identity of the Motor Valley of the Emilia Romagna, which over time has acquired an international importance.