Mansell Collection


A short walk or bus ride from St Helier, this art deco building hides a museum dedicated to Formula One champion Nigel Mansell – the second most successful Formula One driver after Lewis Hamilton, with 31 victories to his credit. Grab an audio guide, and Nigel himself will talk you through the array of trophies, beautifully restored cars and his life in general.

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