Mercedes-Benz Museum
Mercedes-Benz Museum
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9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
About
The Museum celebrates the automobile invented by Carl Benz in 1886: it relates its history and tells its stories, bringing both alive by placing them in the context of technology, day-to-day life, social history and popular culture. More than 160 vehicles of all types are the main protagonists. They range from some of the oldest automobiles ever built to legendary racing cars and futuristic research vehicles. Together with other exhibits, they form the centrepiece of the permanent exhibition covering a total of 16,500 square metres in twelve rooms. This unparalleled world can be discovered on two tours that follow a 'Legend' and 'Collection' narrative.
Duration: 2-3 hours
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  • johnmM754OI
    Chesterfield, Missouri773 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The best of Mercedes
    I followed my son to this museum, as I have a mild interest in cars and Mercedes. It did not disappoint. Wonderful display of historical and modern cars, to include very notable racing cars. As Stuttgart was about to play a football match down the street, some very notable cars were parked out front, and quickly became an interest of the crowds. We liked the museum shop, and even had a little coffee and cake at the small shop there. Don't miss this if in Stuttgart area.
    Visited May 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written June 4, 2023
  • Ian P
    Cambridge, United Kingdom473 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent
    If you are a car fanatic then this museum is for you! Such an extensive amount of history on the Mercedes Benz brand. But also a timeline as you make your way down the floors on key landmark events in the world which was really interesting.
    Visited May 2023
    Traveled solo
    Written June 5, 2023
  • Delaina K
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wonderful afternoon trip
    The exhibits are well-appointed, with some great interactive displays. The audio-guide was easy to use, just make sure you get one with a full battery. The lift takes you to the top level and you work your way down, each successive level is a different era. Highly enjoyable. We have recommended it to all our friends!
    Visited May 2023
    Written June 15, 2023
  • uindyhd
    Indianapolis, Indiana87 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fascinating
    Fascinating. History of cars and the social history of Germany that goes along with it can easily spend 3 hours there if you wanted to. Small cafe at the end. Photos allowed. (reviews say Porsche museum was very porched focus - MB was more general)
    Visited June 2023
    Written June 18, 2023
  • Lisa G
    Aurora, Indiana593 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great place for car and history enthusiasts alike!
    We both are history buffs and have enjoyed visits to other car museums and Mercedes Benz did not disappoint. The cover the history of the gas powered engine, Mercedes Benz-Daimler's roles, and general history really well. You start by boarding an elevator to the top floor and then walk your way down through the exhibits. They have some really cool early cars, concept cars and race cars that will set your heart aflutter.
    Visited June 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written June 24, 2023
  • lucky8882015
    Dallas, Texas68 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing museum - highly recommended
    We visited Mercedes Museum, Porsche Museum in Stuutgart and BMW Museum in Munich. Mercedes Museum is truly the BEST, it integrated Mersedes Bentz history with World History/Development, it’s quite unique learning experience. You take elevator all the way up and then start walking down, very well designed and organized. We loved it.
    Visited July 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written July 19, 2023
  • Trevor G
    Bath, United Kingdom596 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A must for petrolheads - even if you're not a Merc fan
    Amazing building that looks and feels new, though being a few years old now. Bargain entry price of €12. Possibly the grandest piece of brand marketing on the planet. Excellent portrayal of the story of MB from the earliest days, with wonderful exhibits and wall panels telling not just MB history, but also the wider contemporary world events. Rather a scant mention of MB's total co-operation with the Third Reich, but it was there. It's not perfect. The headsets with commentary are possibly the worst designed I've ever come across (bit like my new E300 coupe which I sold after 8 months) and almost impossible to use if one wears glasses. I gave up after 5 minutes. The layout isn't perfect - it's easy to miss out parts, as they require a detour or retrace of steps. It was also a bit on the warm side, the aircon patently struggling with the 36C outside. It's also not that easy to get to. Staggering there isn't a U-Bahn stop right outside. We took cabs each way, which proved to be pricey. I'm more of a BMW man, but seeing how our Munich friends seemed to have lost all skill to design attractive cars at the moment, I was more benevolent to Merc than I have been in the past.
    Visited July 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written July 22, 2023
  • Fred Funk
    39 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Quality museum experience.
    Beautifully presented cars and experience. Extensive collection, attempts to add more interactive elements per floor than porsche or bmw museums. Only critique would be the restaurants are very basic. Same top quality as Porsche and BMW experience.
    Visited July 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written July 28, 2023
  • Kristina B
    Plano, Texas8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Well-designed and Carefully Thought!
    Even if you are not interested in automobiles, this is a fascinating museum. So well-designed, easy to manage (start at the top and walk down), with everything placed in context of history and technology in both Germany and the world. Your ticket gives you both entrance and earphones. I strongly recommend it.
    Visited July 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written August 6, 2023
  • Paul R
    5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Trip to Museum with Friends
    Probably one of the best museums I have been too. Special thanks to our tour guide Padraig, whose enthusiasm for the cars and the brand was infectious. He really made the trip and his knowledge is incredible. From the beginning to the very end of the tour the whole party was engaged. To do the museum properly you need the whole day if you are into cars. The building the museum is in really is incredible. I would like to visit again and do the architectural tour. Thank you for a great day out.
    Visited August 2023
    Traveled with friends
    Written August 8, 2023
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David N
Hawthorne, CA4,350 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019
Wow. Mercedes has spared no expense with this amazing museum. It is worth coming to Stuttgart just to experience it.

For starters, the architecture of the museum itself is incredible. I am sure you could take a tour just covering the architecture of the building. It is truly beautiful.

But the cars inside the museum are even more beautiful. The collection is fantastic and extensive.

We took an English language tour and it was well worth it. Our guide was a long-time Mercedes employee, who is married to one of the top Mercedes executives. His knowledge of the brand was garnered through a storied career at the company. I guess he just likes giving the tours for fun.

The tour itself starts at the beginning, the 19th Century that is. Mercedes-Benz has such a long history in the development of the automobile and the museum has cars, motors, and artifacts from every aspect of the continuing evolution. The tour gives a great overview of this history, but you could literary go back and spend all day looking at each car and reading about their history. There is some much to learn.

There is also a nice, if pricey, gift shop where you can find all things Mercedes.

A thrilling day at the museum.
Written January 17, 2020
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Gregory E
4 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019 • Friends
Museum was great. Lots of exhibits, very informative. Also very good cafe with beer. Allow a full day because you spend 1/2 a day just waiting in line to get inside. Almost worth the wait.
Written January 31, 2020
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Dave of Brixton
Los Angeles, CA19 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020 • Family
The museum is based in an amazing building and attempts to discribe Mercedes history with European history.

However, it fails to really discribe clearly any of the engineering advances Mercedes have made. It also fails to really create an engaging narrative around the politics and history which Mercedes was affected by or helped effect. The first rooms jump back from the new engines to explaining how great were the dramatis personae and it all seemed disjointed.

The later rooms feels like a collection of the sales catalogues and that the rooms were compiled by public relation professionals rather than educators. After being in the vehicles dedicated to public service I was quite board of the museum

For all the money spent on this palace very little time was investing how to create some engaging narratives which Mercedes developed through

Worth going to but don't worry if you miss this one. This was a 'nice' experience
Written August 30, 2020
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AuntieLuLu11
Stuttgart, Germany352 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019 • Business
The museum is a stunning building and on one side is a little amphitheater (seating around 100 persons I think) which for several weeks in July and August is used as an open-air cinema. Great setting and excellent sound quality - we saw Bohemian Rhapsody and at some point I thought we were really at a concert. Not sure if they can show movies this summer with the corona virus restrictions, but if they do I’ll be going again.
Written April 20, 2020
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Aswad Miah
London, UK96 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020 • Friends
The Mercedes Benz Museum is definitely an attraction worth visiting of you are passing by Stuttgart. The architecture and the fit-out itself is absolutely stunning and itself is worth visiting especially for those that are not really into cars.

Once we checked in for tickets, we were also provided with headset and a small device where we can tap anywhere to learn more about the history for self-tour. There are many floors, each floor giving you a different theme and experience of a different timeline of Mercedes.

There is a gift shop worth exploring however, quite pricey in my opinion!
Written December 29, 2020
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K A
Johor Bahru, Malaysia5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
an automobile museum in Stuttgart, Germany. It covers the history of the Mercedes-Benz brand. Stuttgart is home to the Mercedes-Benz brand. the tour starts at the top floor and ends on the ground level. there is a cafe and showroom. there are so many models and the tour comes with a multi lingual pod with headphones. Photography is allowed. the building itself is a true unique and eye catching.
Written March 5, 2020
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Carl K
12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
This was the highlight of our visit to Stuttgart. I will be back as the 3 hours we had available for this visit, was not nearly enough. There is just so much detail and history to go through and absorb - a truly magnificent place where you leave much better informed and inspired.
Written January 12, 2020
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Jennifer R
Switzerland171 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022 • Family
Firstly, in case anyone needs to know, you can store luggage in the lockers/coat room. If your bag does not fit in the typical lockers, they have large metal boxes that you can secure your luggage in.

Secondly, while the museum is a great price, modern and gorgeous; our 8 year old was bored solid after 45 minutes. I wish there were some hands on exhibits throughout the museum (for adults and/or kids!). Really, you’re just peering into vehicles the entire time. At the very end, there are a few exhibits before the gift shop that are for kids. Nothing really to do with cars, but he enjoyed them nonetheless. There was a big party/kid center type room but on the Sunday we visited, it was closed. There was ride/theater simulator mid-museum but that also was closed.
Written March 28, 2022
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Amelbavarian
Manama, Bahrain39 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
From the moment I stepped into the museum until I left, I was so much taken aback by everything around me. There are so much to see and admire in this amazing wonderful journey into Mercedes world. Even the parking lot showcased gorgeous Mercedes cars. I loved the 3-level design of the museum, the history, and the rare models and concept cars
Written June 10, 2020
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Thomas J
Nuremberg, Germany6 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020 • Couples
We loved the museum it self but the young woman at the ticket both should choose a different profession. Totalt uninterested in any for of service and on a power trip...
Things could be so much more efficient and welcoming, even with the Covid19 if she was remotely involved in her job.
We almost turned around before we entered the building, but having driven all the way to visit we had to stomach her rude and unpleasant behavior.
The rest of the museum was great 👍
Written August 25, 2020
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