BMW Museum, Munich:
Located next to the BMW Tower, this museum traces the history of this classy brand. On display are 120 cars, motorcycles and engines, including the company’s first car, the Dixi. Don’t miss the riveting tour at the nearby BMW factory.
Audi’s Museum Mobile, Ingolstadt, Bavaria:
This museum, with its historical exhibits, tells the story of Audi. A highlight: the paternoster lift that displays 14 cars in constant motion.
Mercedes-Benz Museum, Stuttgart:
Displaying both vintage and modern vehicles, this collection is a veritable timeline of Mercedes’ history and of 130 years of the automobile. The world’s first petrol-powered motorcar can be seen here!
Porsche Museum, Stuttgart:
This futuristic museum showcases 80 vehicles from the early 20th century to the present.
Just a one-hour train ride from Berlin, the Volkswagen complex, with its glass-and-steel buildings, houses a huge museum, restaurants, shops, driving tracks and the Volkswagen factory—the largest auto plant in the world. A highlight: the glass elevator that takes you to the Car Tower.
Auto & Technik Museum, Sinsheim:
A private museum that houses 260 cars as well as airplanes and motorcycles. It even has its own IMAX 3D cinema!
Technic Museum, Speyer:
This is where you can see vintage cars, motorcycles, fire trucks, a jumbo jet and a submarine in one place!