Cayman Motor Museum
The Cayman Motor Museum is a 12,000 square foot automobile museum located in West Bay, Cayman Islands, housing 80 rare, exotic and classic cars and motorbikes owned by Norwegian businessman Andreas Ugland.
The museum opened in May 2010, and it also features a collection of paintings, photographs, and local artifacts. It is located near the Cayman Turtle Farm at 864 North West Point Road, West Bay.
Discussing the museum, Mr. Ugland stated,"Before assembling our collection in Cayman, our motorcars were scattered throughout the world with many of them in England, Canada, and my home country of Norway. My wife, Natalie, and I conceived the notion of bringing them all to Cayman for the people of these islands, and our visitors, to enjoy."
From spring 2016 to November 2016 the museum was closed for renovations. During this time, new vehicles were put on display, along with more paintings and local artifacts. The museum is now open.
The museum includes the following:
- Replica of the 1886 Benz, the world's first car
- Exact model of the 1905 Cadillac, the first car driven in the Cayman Islands
- Royal 1956 Daimler DK400, Queen Elizabeth II's first limousine
- 1930 Rolls-Royce Phantom II
- 1988 Rolls-Royce Limo Silver Spirit
- 1954 Corvette
- Ferrari, Rolls-Royces, Corvettes, Jaguars, Maseratis, BMW, etc.
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