Museum Watch

Do you know of a Reliant Sports car in a Museum?  Send me details and a picture and I will add it here.


Hellenic Motor Museum in Athens

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Above: Reliant Sabre Six

Thanks to the curator of the museum Andreas, who sent me this picture of a Sabre Six.

Here's a clip from youtube about the museum:




Stondon Transport Museum

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Above:  1978 Scimitar GTE

Thanks to Allen the postman from for letting me use his photo.  

You can see all Allen's photos at:



Coventry Transport Museum



Home of the fantastic Coventry Transport Museum.  Its the world’s largest collection of British road transport, including 240 cars, commercial vehicles and buses, 100 motorcycles, over 200 cycles. 

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Above: They have a 1975 Scimitar GTE on display

For more information and opening times see their website:



Haynes International Motor Museum

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Above: 1974 Scimitar GTE is hidden among many other red cars. 

(Thanks to Steve Sims for the last two photos. They were taken on the 2006 SW scimitar day)

With over 340 amazing cars the prestigious Haynes International Motor Museum, at Sparkford in Somerset is the UK's largest exhibition of the greatest cars from around the world.  A living and working museum, with over 340 amazing cars and bikes from nostalgic classics of the 50s and 60s, glorious Bentleys and Rolls Royces to exciting super cars of today, like the Jaguar XJ220 and a Reliant Scimitar GTE SE5a. 

For more information and opening times see their website:



Atwell Wilson Motor Museum

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Above: 1979 Scimitar GTE on display

Situated in Wiltshire, although the majority of the collection are cars, the Museum also houses an impressive collection of Lorries, Motorcycles, Mopeds, Push bikes, a large selection of vehicle manuals and other archive material, and a large collection of motor memorabilia.

For more information and opening times see their website:



Heritage Motor Centre - Gaydon

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Above: 1971 Scimitar GTE on display

The Heritage Motor Centre in Warwickshire is home to the world's largest collection of historic British cars.  Visitors can follow the evolution of the British motor car from 1896 through the decades to the new Millennium.  Several cars have been selected for visitors to sit behind the wheel and experience motoring over the century.

For more information and opening times see their website:



Rahmi M Koç Museum

If you fancy a trip to Turkey then why not visit the Rahmi M Koç Museum?

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Above: Scimitar GTE donated to the Museum by Ray Wiggin.

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Above: The Anadol FW11.  One of the Reliant prototype cars was on evaluation in Turkey and later donated to the museum. 

The Rahmi M Koç Museum is the first major museum in Turkey dedicated to the history of Transport, Industry and Communications. Housed in magnificent buildings - themselves prime examples of industrial archaeology - on the shore of the historic Golden Horn, the collection contains thousands of items from gramophone needles to full size ships and aircraft.

For more information and opening times see their website:



LOHEAC Museum in Brittany

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Above: Sabra Sport Roadster

Thanks to Xavier, who sent me this picture of a Sabra on display at the Museum in Brittany. 

For more information and opening times see their website:


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