REVIEW | Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart
July 2022. As an instructor, Steve has the possibility to do a larger journey in the school summertime break. I do not, or hardly ever do. After The Hague in 2020 and Utrecht in 2021, we chose to go to Germany for a now basically conventional three-day weekend in July. Our eye fell on Stuttgart, in the state of Baden-Württemberg
We took a trip by train to Stuttgart. I’m not permitted to drive a routine vehicle due to my handicap and Steve actually does not like driving (far). We have actually examined taking a trip with Deutsche Bahn a couple of times now. It’s fine. Nowadays, with its numerous hold-ups and personnel lacks– something we understand everything about at NMBS/ SNCB— it can be difficult. However we showed up in Stuttgart as anticipated at 10.39 AM.
After browsing the Stuttgart 21 train engineering job, we signed in at Le Méridien It left us time in the afternoon to go to the Mercedes-Benz Museum
It would be a hot weekend, however chose to stroll the hour-long journey to the museum.
The Mercedes-Benz Museum covers the history of the Mercedes-Benz brand name and the brand names related to it. Stuttgart is house to the Mercedes-Benz brand name and the global head office of the Mercedes-Benz Group
The existing structure, which stands straight outside the primary gate of the Daimler factory in Stuttgart, was developed by UN Studio It is based upon a distinct cloverleaf idea utilizing 3 overlapping circles with the center eliminated to form a triangular atrium remembering the shape of a Wankel engine
The structure was finished and opened on 19 Might 2006.
The structure’s height and double helix interior were developed to increase area, offering 16,500 square metres (178,000 sq feet) of exhibit area on a footprint of simply 4,800 square metres (52,000 sq feet). The double helix likewise represents the exhibit idea, which divides the museum into the ‘legend spaces’ and the ‘collections’, using 2 alternative trips that can be combined at any offered point of the museum.
The museum includes more than 160 cars, some going back to the really earliest days of the motorcar engine.
The cars are preserved by the Mercedes-Benz Classic Center of Fellbach
Formerly, the museum was housed in a devoted structure within the factory complex and visitors had in current years been carried from the primary gate by a protected shuttle bus.
A check out
The innovative architectural idea works. You take a lift to the upper flooring and you unwind through Benz‘, Daimler’s, Maybach‘s and Mercedes‘ history. In the so-called ‘legend spaces’, automobiles are revealed by styles. Cars and trucks of celebs, for example, the Popemobile, buses and so on
The trip ends with ‘the future’ and the racing heritage.
The museum is fascinating as it puts the Mercedes history in point of view to world occasions. In some cases it’s not totally clear where to go next, as you do not wish to miss out on something.
There are photo chance points, revealing what the next flooring down will display. The automobiles are likewise shown in such way you you can usually take an excellent picture. Even if that suggests you can’t touch them. You should not anyhow.
A few of the earlier cars are reproductions, however numerous are not. They remain in such excellent condition.
The museum is fantastic. Well worth a see. We strolled through rather rapidly, without troubling with an audioguide, however still required 2 hours. If you take more time, you can quickly invest 4 hours within.
Vehicle (associated) museums
More Formula 1 and other racing
- Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, Mexico City, Mexico.
- Zandvoort, the Netherlands.
- Albert Park, Melbourne, Australia (1 ).
- Albert Park, Melbourne, Australia (2 ).
- Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
- Monte-Carlo, Monaco.
- Le Mans, France.
- Norisring, Nuremberg, Germany.
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