THE WIMBLEDON TENNIS MUSEUM
Everyone knows that Wimbledon is the home of lawn tennis. The unique museum traces the history of the sport from its beginnings to the superstars of the last twenty years. Here you will find on show:
• Displays of early rackets and equipment
• A selection of tennis clothing showing the changing fashions of the sport
• Photographs, old and new and other tennis memorabilia
• Equipment and other items donated by stars such as Bjorn Borg, Boris Becker and John McEnroe.
Some of the exhibits are of immense value but all of them will be fascinating for any tennis-lover. Come along and see for yourself!
THE HAYNES MOTOR MUSEUM
Travel through motoring history at Britain's most spectacular international collection of historic cars, motorcycles and motoring memorabilia. With over 250 cars — from American monsters to marvellous Minis — and 50 motorcycles, there's something for everyone. . In the Red Hall there is a unique display of some of the most expensive and desirable sports cars ever made, all of them red.
. Haynes Explains is a series of exhibits, which help you understand how a car works, with interactive displays and information boards.
. The Hall of Motorsport simulates the drama and excitement of motor-racing, with a life-size start-line and a dramatic racing accident scene. You'll also find cars driven by motor-racing stars and the Royal carts of Princes William and Harry. We also have a souvenir shop, children's playground and a picnic area to make sure that all the family have a good day out. The Haynes Motor Museum is a must for visitors to Somerset!
THE STATE MUSEUM OF BREAD BAKING IN ST PETERSBURG
Learn about the history of Russia's staple food! Our museum has displays showing aspects of the history of bread baking.
• Russian Breads: A display of the huge variety of baking products, from the "kalach" to gingerbread, from pies to black bread.
• The History of Bread Baking and the Bread Trade: This collection traces bread baking through the ages, from early beginnings in the monasteries to the first industrial bakeries in the 18th century, from the shortages caused by poor harvests in the 19th century to the hard days of rationing in the blockade in 1941-1942.
• Baking Forms and Waffle Irons: This collection includes all the tools of the baker's trade from the 18th century to the present day.
• Books and Documents: Over 3,000 volumes on bread and baking, plus old certificates and documents from bakeries.
Our museum really offers a "slice" of Russian life. At the end of your visit, try some delicious bakery products with a cup of tea or coffee in our cafe.