The world class and iconic luxury sports car brand Ferrari calls Italy its home, with Modena, Italy being the birthplace of its founder and longtime operator the legendary race car driver and entrepreneur the one and only Enzo Ferrari. After founding the company from scratch in 1947, Enzo Ferrari had bounced the Italian racing industry first as a driver at the age of 21 all the way back 1919. After years of racing cars and being in various roles throughout the industry, Enzo Ferrari started his very own racing team in 1932, beginning what now has formed into one of the most iconic and recognizable brands in the entire world, Ferrari. As you will see displayed in the museum located in Modena – Ferrari won their first Formula 1 Grand Prix in 1951 with Jose Froilan Gonzalez behind the wheel. A few years later, in order to finance their grandeur racing ambitions, Enzo Ferrari and his company decided to start selling sports cars.
Located in the Italian city of Modena – Ferrari boasts its beautiful Enzo Ferrari museum which features futuristic-looking, pillar free open space layout which every inch is dedicated to the racing legend and his creations. To parallel the beautiful cars that flood the interior, the exterior of the museum is a spectacle in itself featuring glass walls covering the entire building. Visitors get an up close and personal view of the cars that Enzo helped to design and the world has grown to cherish. Also in the Modena – Ferrari museum is a large room featuring 19 projectors which display everything from Enzo Ferrari’s amazing personal underdog story to fame and fortune, to his managing and grooming of the legendary in his own right racer of Scuderia Ferrari. As you would expect, the classic films also display some of the legendary races in Formula 1 that are a staple of the Ferrari history and overall brand. The spectacular “Museo dei Motori Ferrari” also features a renovated creation of the very workshop that Enzo Ferrari’s father, Alfredo Ferrari, used to work in during their family carpentry days while that business was still afloat during Enzo’s childhood. The history within the history of Enzo creates an extremely fascinating and unique story that Ferrari the company can always call their own.
With the exception of New Year’s Day and Christmas Day, the Enzo Ferrari museum is open year round. From November 1st to March 31st the museum is open from 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM, with the rest of the year staying open until 7:00 PM. As with most museums in Italy, children under the age of 5 can enter the museum for free. It is best to buy tickets in advance to avoid waiting in line once getting to the Modena – Ferrari museum. One of the very best ways to get tickets to the museum is through Italian travel website Musement.com which boasts 24/7 customer support and a price match guarantee on all tickets. Head over to Modena – Ferrari – Tickets Museum to lock up your tickets for this once in a lifetime experience!