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Macau Grand Prix Museum opens with reduced entries

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The museum’s 16,000 square meters, renovated between 2017 and March this year, currently allow a maximum daily entry of 2,200 visitors, but for now, authorities have established 1,100 people a day.

The museum integrates, among others, elements of history, sport, and science, hoping that it can perform entertainment and learning functions.

On the sidelines of the inauguration ceremony, which was attended by the Chief Executive of Macau, Ho Iat Seng, and the Secretary for Economy and Finance, Lei Wai Nong, among others, Helena Senna Fernandes indicated that, in May, there was a descent of visitors into the territory.

After renovation works, amounting to 479 million patacas (about 50 million euros), the museum extends over four floors and features various installations, interactive games and virtual reality (VR) motorcycle racing. cars and motorcycles of famous drivers who participated in the Macau Grand Prix, such as the German Michael Schumacher, the Brazilian Ayrton Senna or the Portuguese Eduardo Carvalho.

Ayrton Senna is honored in the composition of Alexandre Farto, better known as Vhils, who represents the Brazilian driver’s historic victory in Macau in 1983, and includes a portrait of the driver as well as the Ralt RT3 Toyota he drove for the Theodore Racing team.

During the experimental period of operation, between the end of March and May this year, the museum received approximately 12,000 visitors.

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