Welcome to The Bugatti Trust

The Bugatti Trust is normally open
Monday to Thursday between 10 am and 4 pm
Please telephone 01242 677 201 before visiting.

The last admission to the museum is at 3.30pm.

The Bugatti Trust will be closed on the following dates due to pre-booked private engagements/visits:
We apologise for any inconvenience and look forward
to welcoming visitors on alternative days.

Friday 27th October

Download our 2023 leaflet here!

Please click here to discover our new free educational resources
for children of primary and secondary school age

Historic Motoring AwardsBy joining the Bugatti Trust you help:

  • Preserve the heritage of the original Bugatti marque and the technical and historic archives of the factory.
  • Provide an accessible working archive to the Bugatti community and enthusiasts around the world.
  • Preserve the heritage of the artists in the Bugatti family including Rembrandt and Carlo.
  • Support an active educational STEM outreach programme working with schools, colleges and universities throughout the UK and inspire the next generation of engineers and designers.
  • Get involved in our 2023 programme of talks, events and educational commitments including Formula Student, F1 in Schools, STEM activities, VEX Robotics and new downloadable resources for schools.

The 2023 exhibition is now open and celebrates ‘Over 30 Years of furthering Education through the Study of Ettore Bugatti’ which is at the core of the activities of The Bugatti Trust. Looking back over the last 30+ years of Bugatti Trust work and celebrating educational activities, archive stories and special moments of its past, the display includes cars that have played an important part in the Trust’s history starting off with a very special GP car and the Type 57 that played a key role at the official opening back in March 1990. The exhibition will run until Spring 2024 when the focus shifts to the important Bugatti centenary of the Type 35 and Lyon.

Founded over 30 years ago, the Bugatti Trust is a UK registered charity home to 27,000 technical drawings, over 10,000 historic photographs and thousands of historic documents.

The Bugatti Trust is an independent Charitable Trust whose objectives are to preserve and make available for study the works of Ettore Bugatti..

The Bugatti Trust was formed in 1987 by the late Hugh Conway supported by a small group of Bugatti enthusiasts.

Hugh Conway was an acknowledged expert on Bugatti history and well known internationally through his books, other writings and personal contacts. His remarkable collection of period photographs, technical drawings, letters and articles form the basis of the Bugatti Trust archive which we continue to expand and develop.

Access to our archive was significantly enhanced in 1990 through the opening of our Prescott Visitor Centre by HRH the Duke of Edinburgh. Since then we have been able to put on display many examples of Ettore Bugatti’s work.

Our aim is to promote the works of Ettore Bugatti and to raise awareness of the importance of aesthetics and integrated design in engineering by his example.

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