Michelin are headquartered in Clermont-Ferrand, and this museum tracks over a century of the company’s innovations in the field of transport. The development, manufacture, and applications of the rubber tire are given particular focus. On display are a Michelin railcar, developed in the 1930s to run on the invention; the Éclair, which participated in the world’s first ever automobile race; and a Bréguet plane, a World War I biplane bomber which was produced by Michelin. Interactive exhibits and video presentations contribute to an experience both educational and entertaining.
Address & telephone number: 32 Rue du Clos Four, Clermont-Ferrand, France, +33 4 73 98 60 60