Mercedes Benz Museum
The architecture of the Mercedes Benz museum is just as unique as the cars of the famous brand with the star, the elegant building, conceived as a double helix, was designed by the renowned Amsterdam architecture studio "one study", its two zigzags spirals make visitors experience more than the history of the automobile for 130 years, and presents the myth of the Mercedes brand in a total area of 16500 square meters, with more than 160 vehicles and more than 1500 extra exhibition objects, from the vehicle with the patented Benz engine, the number 1 of 1886, up to the models of the fifties and the legendary silver arrows.
A futuristic masterpiece.
The impressive and original silver and glass structure no doubt seems to be from another planet, it could not be otherwise because it is part of one of the most important car brands in the world, it was necessary to build a significant monument to honor the trajectory of the company, its history full of content, it is not necessary that you are lovers of cars to enjoy the good taste and history that this brand represents and presents to visitors in this architectural jewel. The exhibition area is 16,500 square meters, visitors can walk in nine spiral levels appreciating in chronological order the collection of cars of this famous brand. 160 vehicles are presented in really impressive versions and at the same time with audiovisual and contextual information, music and exciting exhibitions. Upon entering the visitor has access to an audio guide to understand the importance of each of the sections and pieces exhibited in the museum, the audio is in eight different languages and four different topics, in addition to complete the visit the museum offers a shop of brand items in addition to restaurant service.
Located 20 minutes from the central station, both U and S bahn can be used.
Here every car has its history, from the older models created in 1902, the famous model compressor from 1920 to 1930, also the development and influence in both aeronautics, the invention of the gasoline engine, famous vehicles, transport vehicles collective, up to models of social use, for construction and finally for motorsport competition, the variety of models and contributions that the brand has made to humanity is expressed in each step within the museum facilities, all presented with great elegance and the characteristic style of Mercedes Benz.
EXTRA TIP TO VISIT
Not far from the Mercedes Benz museum is the small workshop shop in Bad Cansstatt, where Gottlieb Daimler and Vilhelm Mayback developed the first high-speed motor in 1885 which was suitable for the carriage engine months later. The construction now gives the impression that the inventors still live, the atmosphere and atmosphere that was lived in that time is still noticeable by its visitors.
What to find in this destination?
Exhibits within this museum may vary since the administration tries to update the presented models for its visitors.
how to get there - rates
Merceds Benz Museum
Mercedesstrasse 100, 70372 Suttgart
tel: +49 (0) 711/17 30 000
Tuesdays to sundays from 6 to 18 hours
entrance 10 euros
how to get therer:
S1, S2, S3 to Badcannstant stop