Britain By Car - A Motoring History

Sandringham Museum

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Situated in the former coach houses and stable block in Sandringham House, the Museum houses a collection of Royal vehicles.  

Location
Sandringham Museum, Sandringham, PE35 6EN.

Date
1930 - present

Commentary
The Museum includes a small collection of about 20 vehicles, all of which have at some stage been part of the Royal household.  

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These include state limousines, such as a 1961 Rolls-Royce Phantom V and 1949 Daimler Straight-Eight Limousine, a number of shooting brakes (two Daimlers and a Ford V8-Pilot) and other less-specialised vehicles, including a Rover 3-litre, and Vauxhall Velox Friary Estate, used on informal occasions by members of the Royal Family.

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Other exhibits include several junior cars, including an Austin J40, and an electric Citroën C4, built in the 1920s and used by the Queen and Princess Margaret as children.

Further details    
• The Sandringham Estate website: www.sandringhamestate.co.uk.