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Musée de l'Aviation  Château de Savigny-Lès-Beaune

The Musée de l'Aviation at Château de Savigny-Lès-Beaune is well worth visiting when you are in the neighborhood. Located in the Burgundy region of France you can find the museum in the backyard of the Castle of Savigny-Lès-Beaune. The castle and the wine yards gives you a very nice view.

 

The castle was build around 1340 for the Duke of Burgundy. It became a located for several museum many years later in 1979. Nowadays you can find a very nice Abarth museum inside the castle walls. Also inside the castle is a very nice collection of more than 300 motorcycles from the year 1903 till 1960. These two collections are both of course well worth visiting, but the real highlight is the aviation museum.

 

In the backyard of the castle you'll find the aviation museum, which has about eighty aircraft in it's inventory. Including some former Russian stuff and lots of rare old French jets. Inside the castle you will also find a huge collection of 2000 scale models of 1/72 aircraft.                                      (Click here for an inventory list)

 

               

               

               

               

               

                                                     

 

 

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