Heidelberg and the Neckar Valley Sights

Mercedes-Benz Museum

  • Mercedesstr. 100 Map It
  • Untertürkheim
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 04/26/2016

Fodor's Review

The stunning futuristic architecture of this museum is an enticement to enter, but the stunning historic and futuristic vehicles inside are the main attraction. Visitors are whisked to the top floor to start this historical timeline tour of motorized mobility in the 1880s, with the first vehicles by Gottlieb Daimler and Carl Benz. Other museum levels focus on a particular decade or category of vehicle, such as trucks and buses, race cars, concept cars, and future technology, including fuel cells. Historic photos and other artifacts line the walls of the circular walkway that links the levels. A restaurant on the lower level serves mostly German cuisine with a modern twist, and stays open after the museum has closed, and there's a huge gift shop with all kinds of Mercedes-Benz–branded items. In the adjoining new-car showroom you can muse over appealing models that are sold in Europe but not in North America. Guided tours of the factory are also available.

  • Mercedes-Benz Museum, Bad Canstatt, Stuttgart, Germany, Europe

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Sight Information

Address:

Mercedesstr. 100, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, 70327, Germany

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Phone:

0711-173–0000

Sight Details:

  • €8 (€4 after 4:30); guided tour €4; factory tour €4
  • Tues.–Sun. 9–6 (last admission 5)

Published 04/26/2016

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