The prestigious Nicolis Museum, a Car, Engineering and Mechanics Museum, is located in Villafranca, at about 7 minutes from the Verona Airport and 15 minutes from Lake Garda.
The museum is an ideal place for all visitors who are passionate and curious about the automotive industry. It was created by Luciano Nicolis, thanks to its passion for collecting unique technical and mechanical items. The museum was born to tell and enhance the culture and history of Italy and especially the evolution of transportation through its unique pieces.
The modern structure houses indeed 8 collections of rare pieces: about 200 cars, 100 motorbikes, 110 bicycles, 100 musical instruments, 500 cameras, 100 typewriters, small airplanes and 100 Formula 1 steering wheels, and many vintage travel accessories.
The Nicolis Museum is founded on growth and innovation goals and it is an extraordinary container of history and emotions. Many exhibitions, activities and events are organized in the Nicolis Museum, which also features a congress centre, a documentation centre, an educational section, a vintage store and a bookshop dedicated to the automotive world.
The museum is open and easily accessible to everyone from Tuesday to Sunday from 10 AM to 6 PM, you can park for free in one of the two car parks you will find at the entrance.
The full price of the ticket is €10, while the reduced price is €8. Other reductions are available for children, schools and groups. For more information it is advisable to visit the website of Nicolis Museum.
- News 2018
Exhibition "Passione Volante": an unique and unprecedent exhibition
The steering wheel as emblem of technology and design, symbol of the "beauty of the speed" on the track and on the road. Till 31st December Nicolis Museum hosts "Passione Volante", a unique exhibition dedicated to the "driving" excellence, with the steering wheel as the protagonist. The objective of the exhibition is the discovery discovery of an unprecedented collection of F1 steering wheels: more than 100 pieces, autographed by famous drivers, another 30 Sport and Gran Turismo steering wheels and some important single-seaters which wrote the history of Formula 1.