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The Ferruccio Lamborghini Museum turns 6.
Inaugurated on 27 May 2014 at Funo di Argelato in Bologna, the Ferruccio Lamborghini Museum was created to enhance the intelligence, creativity and tenacity of the famous entrepreneur who has made the "Casa del Toro" an international legend. Ferruccio's life has been a growing adventure in the world of entrepreneurship, which has seen in all its phases a single common denominator: tenacity in pursuing his dreams.
With the aim of celebrating his father's genius, on 27 May 2014 Tonino Lamborghini inaugurates a new multifunctional space in Funo di Argelato in one of the former Lamborghini plants, in the heart of the Motor Valley and a short distance from Bologna.
In the 9000mq of the Museum is contained in fact all the industrial production of Ferruccio Lamborghini, from the first Carioca tractor, with which he founded his first company in 1947, to the unique examples of his personal collection of cars among which the legendary Miura SV stands out, as well as the famous Fiat Barchetta Sport modified to take part in the 1948 Mille Miglia, the futuristic Countach, the Jarama, the Urraco and the Espada with gull-winged opening that inspired the car of the film "Back to the Future".
The Museum is designed to be a place of inspiration and is aimed not only at car enthusiasts but at everyone, telling a true cross-section of Italian history: that of the post-World War II economic boom.
Visitors can experience an exciting journey through Lamborghini models but also cars and motorcycles from the '50s, '60s and '70s. In addition, the large capacity of the Museum area allows the exhibition of two unique models: the prototype helicopter and the famous offshore Fast 45 Diablo Class 1 of 13.5 meters with Lamborghini engine 11 times world champion, in addition to the reconstruction of Ferruccio's first office at Lamborghini Trattori with his personal belongings, official documents and photos of the time to remember not only the events of the famous entrepreneur, but also those of the Lamborghini family and thousands of people who worked in his companies.
"The Museum - declares the president Tonino Lamborghini - is specifically wanted as a multifunctional area to reflect the figure of my father, a volcanic man, full of passion, creativity and ingenuity. This place is exactly like him: never static."
To visit the collection again you will have to wait until September 2020, when the Museum will officially reopen its doors to the public.