Germany – 362 miles (582km) south of Berlin
click BMW Museum
Am Olympiapark 1
Web language: German and English
This is a car museum that includes motorcycles, motor sport as well as technology and design.
Tuesday – Sunday 1-:00 – 18:00
Check website for national holiday closures.
There are seven Exhibition Houses with the following themes:
House of Design
House of the Company
House of the Motorcycle
House of Technology
House of Motor Sport
House of Brand
House of the Series
The BMW museum features a range of pre-war and post-war BMW saloons, roadsters and coupés, along with its latest vehicles such as the i8 concept car. Highlights include a roadster and coupé versions of the classic 1939 328 model, as well as unusual models such as the 1955 Isetta bubble car gives a perspective of BMW’s early days.
The museum also pays homage to the company’s aero engine origins and to its F1 racing endeavors with Brabham, Williams and Sauber.
BMW started displaying not-for-sale motor cars in 1922. This evolved into the plant museum which was upgrade to a full-blown car museum in 1966. The BMW Tower, housing the newly independent museum, was opened 18 May 1973
There is a café, bistro and restaurant as well as driving experiences.
Car parking is free for those collecting a vehicle, chargeable for everyone else (see website).
There are a number of tours available, including one of the plant. Check website for available times and how to pre-book the tours.