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Please find hereafter the different dates when the Museum has extra-activities:

- Attendance on exhibitions 

Attendance on exhibitions

- Visit of clubs and owners 

Meetings in the Museum

- ... 


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Renault AG1 1912 Fiacre body
May 20th and 21st 2017: Rally of the Ancestors

During the 50 years of the Museum, we organized a discovery tour of the South Vendée.

25 vehicles before 1914 were among us for these 2 days of walks, discoveries and meeting with a public always very numerous and surprised to see so many vehicles so old on the road!


19 May 2017: 50 years of the museum

It was in the presence of Yves de la Poëze of the Fondation du Patrimoine and Alain Guillaume, President of the FFVE, that the whole Giron family celebrated the first 50 years of the Talmont Saint Hilaire Automobile Museum in the Vendée in the presence of Many friends, local personalities and the press

After the visit of the collections, came the time of the official speeches, photos before the friendly exchanges around a glass of friendship accompanied by the musicians.




It was at the time of the show: RETROMOBILE 2017 was presented the new stand of the FFVE which will celebrate this year its fiftieth anniversary.


The Vendée Museum was represented by the BIGNAN 132 C Lagache and Glazmann torpedo of 1919.

Motul Grand Prix - Heritage Foundation (February 4th, 2015):

Restore the legend


It is at the Retromobile 2015 show that  Valentin Giron was provided with Motul Grand Prix - Heritage Foundation: Restoring the legend for the conservation and future rehabilitation of a vehicle from the Automotive Museum of Vendée:

PEUGEOT 176 1926 engine without valves 4 cylinder 12-14cv.

The convertible body shifted in top 2 places + spider was designed by FELBER.

The award was issued to Valentin in the presence of:

- Francis Xavier Bieuville: CEO of the Heritage Foundation

- Hervé Amelot CEO of Motul

- Vincent Berjot: Director of Heritage at the Ministry of Cuture and Communication.


LE MANS CLASSIC (4 to 6 July 2014) :


During this nice and great event around historic vehicles, the FFVE organised a new show with french cars designed by french designers to help her in her project to ask Unesco to recognise French coachbuiders as Heritage.

The Musée Auto de Vendée was there with one of our nice cars : a Panhard and Levasoor X26 coupe de ville designed by Belvalette in 1913.




Trophee Potherat 2014

TROPHY JACQUES POTHERAT (21 to 23 March 2014):


It was during the exhibition: AVIGNON MOTOR FESTIVAL of 21 to 23 March 2014 that took place on 'traditional' Jacques Potherat Trophy in memory of journalist who loved beautiful cars and more particularly cyclecars.


Our Museum was represented by Valy Giron and her son Tanguy driving the Museum's Amilcar newly restored.