Monday, June 5th 1989, Ole Hermansen opened his unique collection to the public. Many natives and tourist will recognize Ole Hermansen from Veteran Rally races on the island of Bornholm. Only a few knows, that this former Auto dealer possesses an entire museum of rare cars, motor technology, tools and accessories.
Built up over the years
Many of the cars in the collection contains many interesting stories from Bornholm as a part of their history. Bornholms first NSU Prinz is located in the museum, just next to TH. Madsen’s Ford Y Van from 1936. Th.Madsen was a bee-keeper in Aakirkeby. In 1936 he purchased the Van for kr. 3.300. Mr. Madsen managed to ride more than 100.000 km in this car before he passed away in 1987. Ole Hermansen took possession of this very preserved car, and has only restored in gently since.
Ford van 1936 NSU Prinz
Other than cars, that holds a close historic connection to Bornholm, the museum also contains cars and engines, which are unique for the Nordic part of Europe. A one of a kind Belsize from 1911 and a very rare Harley Davidson motorcycle from 1919 contributes to this very unique collection.
“The Honorary Awards"
is assigned to the museum for a
collection of high standard.