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[EML] M.A.T (Militaire Association troyenne)

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Hidden : 5/26/2014
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M.A.T (Militaire Association troyenne)

La Militaire Association troyenne, familièrement connue sous le nom de MAT, est une association de collectionneurs pour la remise en valeur du passé militaire, créée en 1986 par son président fondateur Bruno Tabare.
Installée dans d'anciens hangars d'une société de transport en commun (il fallait bien çà), à 2 mn du centre-ville, cette collection d'un autre genre " déploie " quelque 65 véhicules dont 44 blindés, ayant tous un rapport proche ou très proche avec le monde militaire. On peut y découvrir des chars, des canons, des obus, radios, moteurs, etc.

Parmi les pièces " rares " : une chenillette Renault UE, un Berliet CBA, un Sherman, un AML, un AMX 32, un AMX 13, un AMX 10, un UBL, etc.

La particularité : quasiment tous ces engins sont en parfait état de marche, à tel point qu'ils deviennent les vedettes lors des grands défilés nationaux comme le 14 juillet, le 25 août (date de la libération de Troyes) ou le 11 novembre, ou bien encore pour des tournages de films.
Horaires : Reposant sur le bénévolat, le Hall d'exposition est visitable sur rendez-vous préalable

 Pour de plus amples renseignements, visitez


M.A.T (Military Association troyenne)

The "Militaire Association troyenne" (Troyes Military Association), better known by it initials MAT, is an association of collectors dedicated to reclaiming the military past, founded in 1986 by its president Bruno Tabare.
Installed in the old garages of a public transport company (it needed to be), 2 minutes from the city centre on the road to Dijon, this unusual collection "deploys" some 65 vehicles, 44 of which are armoured, all with a close or very close connection with the military world. The collection has tanks, guns, shells, radios, engines, etc. 

Among the "rare" pieces: a Renault UE tracked vehicle, a Berliet CBA, a Sherman, an AML, an AMX 32, an AMX 13, an AMX 10, a UBL, etc. 

Its special feature: almost all these vehicles are in perfect working order, to such a point that they become the stars of major national parades like the 14th July, the 25th August (date of the liberation of Troyes) and the 11th November, as well as being used in film shoots. 

Opening times : As the exhibition depends on volunteers, the e tion hall can be visited by prior appointment. 

For further information, please visit


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