CommanderBond.net first reported this past August that a brand new James Bond museum was in the works for the town of Keswick in the UK.
The project is being organized by 007 fan Peter Nelson, who currently oversees the town’s Cars of the Stars exhibition, which features several vehicles from the Bond films. This new museum would be dedicated solely to James Bond.
The Times and Star reports that work has commenced on the project following the OK from the planners involved.
Nelson said: ‘Work has started and I am hoping that the museum will be open by next spring. I speak to lots of people who are James Bond fans and I think people might travel from all over the world to see this collection. I want them to enjoy the wow factor.’
Nelson’s Bond collection includes around 25 vehicles, including an original Lotus Esprit that was featured in 1977’s The Spy Who Loved Me. ‘I have lots of things that have never been displayed before,’ he said.
Click here to visit the current Cars of the Stars Museum website.
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