The notice intended for the visitors indicates: "At the end of the Second World War, the AMX establishment of Satory gathered many German vehicles recovered from various battlefields. These were renovated and refurbished for study by the French Army. Colonel Aubry, founder of the Museum, gathered these numerous pieces of equipment and others coming from more diverse horizons to help train the trainees of the EAABC (Ecole d'Application de l'Arme Blindée Cavalerie).
230 armored vehicles from all over the world are presented to the public. Among this impressive quantity of vehicles, 80 are in working order.
The Renault FT tank, still in working order at the Saumur armored museum, July 14
Credits: Ouest France
From 1917 to the present day, all or almost all French armored vehicles are present, their history written in their armor. The historical armored vehicles of the ARQUUS brand are listed there, such as the FT17 of Renault, the Panhard AMD 178, the Somua S-35 and many others.
Website of the armored museum: https://www.museedesblindes.fr/