Dornier Museum, Friedrichshafen

Experience a hundred years of aviation history at Dornier Museum, which features 400 exhibits and showcases the aircraft designs of Claude Dornier, the Dornier Company, and aerospace products of the European Aeronautic Defense and Space Company (EADS). Get an up-close look at 12 classic original aircraft, seven full-scale models from the world of aerospace, a model of the solar system, and an exhibition featuring more than a dozen spacecraft and satellite models. History buffs and aviation aficionados may want to take a guided tour. Use our Friedrichshafen trip planning website to add Dornier Museum and other attractions to your Friedrichshafen vacation plans.
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  • The museum is a must for aerospace enthusiasts. Plenty of displays in German and English plus aircraft to look at.  more »
  • As an avid aviation fan was a visit already on the wish list. The modern Museum convinces with its clear division and its complete portfolio without overloading. The exterior with various aircraft is also worth seeing such as the excellent restaurant in the House.
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  • Ideal to experience something even in bad weather. A point deduction for small outdoor mitt little walk-in aircraft. The Interior is beautifully decorated and arouses interest. Thanks also the friendly staff at the Museum Shop, which stood for a nice chat available.
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  • Nice to visit. Spent a good 3 hours here, slowly understanding the history. Not really that big, 2-3 hours will cover it. Recommended to visit. (2017) 9.5EUR for adult
  • A rather small but interesting aircraft collection. The visit can fill up to 3 hours at a slow pace or be finished within about half of that time. Given the small number of aircraft standing outside, it is worth visiting even on a rainy day. Several aircraft have ladders so one can climb up to cockpit level but my personal favorite was the Breguet 1150 Atlantic which had open interior and was accessible for the visitors. The immediate vicinity of the Friedrichshafen airport makes it possible to enjoy the view of landing and departing aircraft while enjoying a cup of your favorite hot drink. A must see for any aviation enthusiast if you happen to be in the area!
  • A museum by the Dornier Family. It displays old planes, helicopters, rockets, and even a car invented by the Dornier Family. There is a nice souvenir shop and restaurants.Outside seating is available. On 23.9.2017, the Landshut plane, a plane hijacked in 1977, is flown back from Brazil with the second largest cargo plane Antonov 124. The Landshut plane will be restored back to its former glory and displayed in the museum as a memorial.
  • Surprisingly nice museum. They did a really nice job making things available in both German and English. They had retired Dornier planes where you can actually go inside. I went when they were running a Star Trek exhibition which made it even nicer.
  • Well documented and visually supported - O spent many hours reading and looking

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