Musée Maurice Dufresne

Musée Maurice Dufresne, Azay-le-Rideau, France

Visited in 2019

Maurice Dufresne has put together a museum devoted to France’s industrial heritage, covering a wide variety of artefacts, machines and vehicles. It is housed in a former 17th century water mill on the river Loire.

1906 Titan tractor in the courtyard

1922 Panhard et Levassor

Outdoor exhibits include this Hanomag tractor

Austerity motoring – 1941 Peugeot VLV Electric Vehicle (r)

1922 Renault Type NN and Flat Rad Morgan, alongside tractors and other farm machinery

Delightful deeply patinated steam locomotive


17 Route de Marnay, 37 190 Azay-le-Rideau, France