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Mercedes-Benz Museum, Stuttgart

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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4.8/5 based on 4,600+ reviews on the web
Mercedes-Benz Museum displays more than 160 vehicles, some of which date back to the earliest days of the motor engine. Located at the carmaker's international headquarters, the museum focuses on the company's history. Opened in 2006, the museum is an architectural attraction in its own right. It resembles a cloverleaf, with three overlapping circular structures that cover about 4,800 sq m (52,000 sq ft). Be sure to take advantage of a chance to tour the nearby diesel engine factory. To ensure your spot on the tour of the museum and the factory, book your tickets well in advance. Work out when and for how long to visit Mercedes-Benz Museum and other Stuttgart attractions using our handy Stuttgart vacation generator.
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  • Entering the Museum, you get a fantastic journey through time is accessed via lifts to the top floor to descend through a spiral ramp by so well restored by look absolutely new and ideally connected historical period of single half. Add ... truly exceptional
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  • Beautifully presented and easy to wander/navigate, the museum is a timeline of modern history as told through the automobile. Very well done and interesting. Recommended stop on a visit to Stuttgart. 
  • Was the car Museum which I liked! Tells the whole story of a great structure! The cars are a show.
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  • Great experience. Mercedes didn't turn it into a self-propaganda but into a deep analysis of automobile history and its correlation within industrial era and modern society. From the first explosion engine to latest innovations, all placed into an historical context (industrial revolution and its main actors, first car races, WWII, mass-consumption, safety evolution, technological era), you won't be disappointed. Some unique cars also indeed. Plan almost your entire day if you expect to stop at every booth with audio guide and to enjoy every room. And for a really fair price. Definitely worth it!
  • Stuttgart is the main car manufacturing city in Germany with two main car companies based. As one of the leading companies in Germany, Mercedes-Benz owned a car world with factory, research Center and a museum in Stuttgart. No one, including non-car-fan me, should make a visit to the Museum as it was not only a show case for the company but also a well documented and display museum for automobile history. It clearly explained how the world change and grow with the car industry from late 19C till now. Benz designed the first gasoline engine in the world and then invented the modern automobile in early 20C. They also invented the first bus, motorcycle and truck in the world, which changed our lives significantly , esp after the war.
  • We came here soon after visiting the VW Autostadt in Wolfsburg and given a choice of the two I would pick the VW Autostadt as there is so much more to do and see and the exhibits are more interactive (you can sit in cars, drive cars and so forth) but I found the Mercedes-Benz Museum to be an interesting experience. Parking is convenient with a car park adjacent to the museum which didn't cost us anything when we visited. You can't take backpacks in but can take handbags, you can either leave your bag in a room hanging on a rack or you can hire a locker which I recommend if you have anything of value. No water is allowed in either so leave that in the locker. Three domed lifts take you to the top floor where you start, you can choose to take an audio guide or just wander around reading the information with each exhibit. There was plenty to see from the history of cars, to a selection of older vehicles which was one of the most interesting areas. Compared to Autostadt at Wolfsburg where you could spend 2-3 days easily I think you could view this museum in 3 hours to a day depending on how much detail you want to go into. If I was making a special trip and I had a choice of the two I would definitely pick the Autostadt.
  • In my experience one of the best car museums in the world. I highly recommend the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart and the Autostadt in Wolfsburg for car enthusiasts as well!
  • Essential for automotive fans. The museum guides you through the automobile history: From the first Daimler/Benz engines to the newest cars, including sections with trucks, emergency vehicles, sports cars, concept cars... The visit takes minimum two hours and audioguides in multiple languages are available for free (although I didn't like the audioguide much) Entrance tickets for adults are 8eur/person.
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