All curves and glass, this automotive showcase designed by Dutch superstar architects Ben van Berkel and Caroline Bos is as dynamic as the automobile to which it pays homage. Among the 160 vehicles parked on nine floors are the Daimler Reitwagen from 1885, the world’s first motorized bicycle, and a fleet of Mercedes-built race cars, from 1899 Blitzen-Benz to the 1980s Sauber Mercedes. The cars that steal the show, though, are the sleek icons of luxurious automobile passenger travel—the long, lean 500 K convertible from 1936, the 1950s Gullwings, and even the classic family sedans will have you riding down the road in style, if only in your dreams, long after you leave.
Our Rating Hours Tues–Sun 9am–6pm Transportation S-Bahn: 1 to Gottlieb-Daimler-Stadion; then walk to the entrance of the plant, where you’ll be taken on a special bus to the museum Phone 0711/1730000 Prices Admission 8€, 4€ ages 15–17 (2€ after 4:30pm), free for children 14 and under Web site Mercedes-Benz Museum
MapMercedesstrasse 100 Stuttgart
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