The Macau Grand Prix Museum and the Wine Museum,
under the auspices of the Macau Government Tourist Office, will
open to the public for free between 2 September 2009 and 31
The move is designed to help stimulate the
Macau tourism industry, and enhance visitors' knowledge and
interest towards Macau.
The Macau Grand Prix has been
staged in Macau for over half a century. Throughout the years, the
unique and challenging street circuit has attracted many of the world's top
Drivers such as Ayrton Senna, Michael Schumacher, Lewis
Hamilton, Takuma Sato, David Coulhard and Mika Hakinnen have all marked
their success at the Guia Circuit.
In addition to memorabilia, the Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix video game by
PlayStation, simulator of WTCC (World Touring Car Championship)
and Digital track slot cars let visitors feel the thrill of the Guia Circuit.
The Wine Museum right across from the Macau Grand
Prix Museum houses over a thousand wine labels, among which, the
oldest was bottled in 1815 at Porto.
Residents and visitors can
view the utensils and reconstitution of various stages of the
viniculture. Moreover, costumes from the different regions of
Portugal are exhibited at the museum.
Between September 2
and December 31 this year, both Macau Grand Prix Museum and Wine
Museum will open to public for free. Visitors aged 18 or above can
also enjoy a wine-tasting experience for only MOP$10.
The sale of the "Museum Pass" will be temporarily
suspended from August 27, 2009 until further notice.
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