Morgan Museum

C M Booth Collection C M Booth Collection

The main feature is the unique collection of Morgan 3 wheel cars, 11 are normally on display, dating from 1909 to 1935. Other vehicles include: 1929 Ford 'A', 1929 Morris Van,1904 Humber tri-car, 1936 Bampton Caravan, 1911 P&M m/c sidecar, 1911 Premier m/c. Bicycles and tricycles, displays of toy and model cars, surrounded with auto-mobilia

The collection was first opened in 1972 and has grown considerably since then. Most of the vehicles on display are in working order and several are used on the road each year.

Morgan 3 Wheelers are the main feature of the collection and a particular interest of Mr Booth. The first car was constructed by Malvern Link Garage owner H.F.S Morgan in 1909. The Design is remarkably simple with nothing surplus to requirements. The backbone of the chassis encloses the prop-shaft, the lower frame tubes on some models are used as exhaust pipes, the steering pins form part of the famed Morgan sliding pillar independent front suspension.

Various engines have been fitted J.A.P .- M.A.G - Anzani - Blackburne - Matchless - Ford and Precision can be seen in the collection.

The Morgan Motor Company is still in existence making a range of 4 and 3 wheeled sports-cars.

Situated at the front of the Museum is Falstaff Antiques, the shop sells many different items of which many focus on Motoring.

63 High St, Rolvenden, Cranbrook TN17 4LP, United Kingdom


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