Marconi Automotive Museum

Posted by Steve White on Nov 30, 2012

The Marconi Automotive Museum was established in the year 1994 by great auto enthusiast Dick Marconi. Over the years, its collection has grown to include some of the finest and rarest vehicles in the world. Today, it ranks among the best auto museums in Southern California, and it offers a most delightful and memorable experience for all auto enthusiasts.

The collection of automobiles in the Marconi Automotive Museum is worth more than $30 million, and it consists of classic Ferraris, Maseratis, Porsches, Lamborghinis, Formula 1 cars, Indy open wheel cars, vintage race cars, and high performance muscle cars. Some of the interesting cars that can be found in the museum include a Frank Williams-designed sapphire blue FX Ferrari, Enzo Ferrari-built Jaguar XJ220, Michael Schumacher’s 1996 Ferrari Formula 1, Kenny Bernstein’s “Louie the Lizard” Dragster, 1955 Mercedes Benz 300 SL, and a Foxfire fire-truck. Other than automobiles, the museum also has a fantastic collection of motorcycles.

The Marconi Automotive Museum is situated on Industrial Drive in Tustin, California, and it is open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from Monday to Friday. Admission is free, but a $5.00 donation is suggested. Proceeds from the museum will be donated to children’s charities in and around Tustin. Those who wish to arrange a guided tour can submit a tour request at the official website of the museum.

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