Tazio Nuvolari Museum
The Museum "Tazio Nuvolari" is dedicated to the memory of the unforgettable champion that Ferdinand Porsche called "the greatest driver of the past, present, and future."
Nuvolari (Castel d'Ario 1892 - Mantua 1953) competed between 1920 and 1950, over 350 racing motorbike and car getting at least 161 wins (91 and 70 absolute class), 2 championship titles in Europe, 5 champion of Italy, 5 international speed records. The precious museum housed in the former church of Carmelino, located along the "Path of the Prince", which connects the Palazzo Ducale, Palazzo Te, the two most important monuments of the city. Collects trophies, plaques and cups won by the "Flying Mantuan" as well as a rich collection of gold medals, evidence of a sporting career and a life become legend. High impact are the personal effects of the sample: helmets, gloves, goggles, overalls and inseparable yellow jersey. Highlights also posters, autograph letters, certificates, awards, documents. Among them, the telegram sent by Gabriele D'Annunzio after the victory in the Targa Florio in 1932, accompanied the reproduction of the famous golden turtle with the dedication "To man the fastest, the slowest animal." Original vintage movies projected on the big screen and an exhibition of precious scale models allow you to relive the thrill of motor racing in the first half of the twentieth century.Zurück zum Archiv