Grand Prix Museum

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Coordinates: 22°11′42″N 113°33′11″E / 22.194906°N 113.552933°E / 22.194906; 113.552933

Grand Prix Museum
大賽車博物館
Museu do Grande Prémio
Macau Grand Prix Museum 2.jpg
General information
TypeMuseum
Location, Macau, China
Opening18 November 1993
Interior view of the Grand Prix Museum.

The Grand Prix Museum (Chinese: 大賽車博物館; Portuguese: Museu do Grande Prémio) is a motor racing museum in , Macau, China. It is co-located with and adjacent to the Macau Wine Museum.

History[edit]

The museum was inaugurated at the 40th Macau Grand Prix on 18 November 1993.[1][2] The museum underwent renovation for the 50th celebration of the Macau Grand Prix.[3]

The refurbishing of the Grand Prix Museum project is currently underway and the museum has closed since 1 July 2017. The project was presented by the government back in 2016 and had its public tender launched at the beginning of 2017. At the time, the government had an estimated budget of MOP380 million, dedicated to renovation and reorganization of the internal sewage network. The latest budget for the works had been increased to MOP830 million, the revised budget will also include the additional costs of purchasing all necessary equipment for the new museum to operate.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Macau — The Grand Prix Museum Archived 2011-02-28 at the Wayback Machine, Oriental Travel Archived 2010-12-12 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Grand Prix Museum Archived 2011-07-04 at the Wayback Machine, Macau Kiosk.
  3. ^ http://www.travelchinaguide.com/attraction/macau/grand_prix.htm
  4. ^ Renato Marques (14 December 2018). "New Grand Prix Museum - How much and when?". Macau Daily Times.