BMW Museum

Am Olympiapark 2, Munich


The BMW museum was founded in 1973 as one of the first brand museums ever. The museum keeps the history of the BMW’s technical development to the company’s history under one roof. The entrance of the building is on the ground floor and has two parts reception and a cloakroom. About 125 of the famous expensive brands are shown to the public. Annually 250,000 visitors come here to see a great variety of techno things. Cars, motorcycles, aircraft and different engines from new and old times are shown to the public. The museum gives deep information to those, who are interested in technology, cars, drive and speed. As the museum provides information not only in German but also English, the info gaining becomes easier. So the only thing that the visitors need is to pay €10 for a tour without guide and €13 for a guided tour. The museum is open from Tuesday to Sunday 10:15 am to 16:30. The techno museum is closed on Mondays and from December 24 to January 1.

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Open Hours:

  • Sun

    10:00 - 18:00

  • Mon

    09:00 - 18:00, 19:00 - 21:00

  • Tue

    10:00 - 18:00

  • Wed

    10:00 - 18:00

  • Thu

    10:00 - 18:00

  • Fri

    10:00 - 18:00

  • Sat

    10:00 - 18:00

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  • Gabriela Thomas-Fitch

    - 30 January 2018 -

    Visited with two toddlers and we all had a good time. I’m not a huge car fan and still was very impressed with the cars, motorcycles, engines and the history and timeline. Most of the explanations are in English and German. I enjoyed the race cars and the exhibition about the Elvis’ car. The kids were not too patient with the history, but really enjoyed the clowns and activities during family day. There are lockers to store your backpack and coats since you can’t bring them inside, a €1 deposit activates the lock and it’s returned to you at the end. The front desk has change if you don’t. For €10 the ticket (kids under 5 are free), it was time well spent.


    - 21 January 2018 -

    Wonderful place for the automobile enthusiast's! Could really see the evelution of auto industry through the eyes of BMW when you visit the museum first and then the welt! They have a huge display of cars, engines and technology.. Considerable texts to be red I'd you are really into the stuff.. I would say you can spend a whole day here combining a walk in the Olympiapark as well!

  • Michele Allen

    - 17 January 2018 -

    Pretty good museum if you are super into cars and airplanes. I got a bit board as there was not much history or other stuff to learn about other than cars and engines. There is a cool Elvis car at the end of it which is neat. My husband who is a huge car nut loved it though.

  • Ilia Levashov

    - 14 January 2018 -

    If you have a choice what museum to visit - either Mercedes-Benz or BMW, you better choose the first one. Exhibition sometimes isn't made in intuitive way and there are not a lot of old-generation models. If you're not a fan of BMW, it could be boring. And I also think that such a great company could make it better.

  • cillian mac sweeney

    - 13 January 2018 -

    Extensive museum. A considerable amount of text to be read, an entire day could be spent reading. Some very innovative methods of exhibition. Difficult to follow a tour route. Staff were helpful, apart from the staff in the overpriced cafe. Many of the cars are up to date as of 2006. First floor restroom akin to India during monsoon season. Overall though a worthwhile trip.

  • Marcos Gonzalez

    - 29 April 2018 -

    You do not need yo be a fan of motor industry, you just need to love beautifully designed car or motorbikes!!! Amazing place spent here more time than planned as the location is amazing!

  • Kıvanç Ersoy

    - 03 April 2018 -

    simply overrated

  • Behnam Bashokooh

    - 06 January 2018 -

    History presented through amazing design!

  • Elisabetta Di Reda

    - 12 November 2017 -

    Really well though out, has an area for motors, for design, for advertising, for formula 1, for their best sellers and for their company history. Last but not least showcases Elvis BMW!

  • Roman Gudkov

    - 02 November 2017 -

    One of the most attractive place in Munich. Such an awesome boys playground! Interactive schemes of engines, disassembled jet engine, and so one. Plan at least 3 hours. Download official museum app!

  • Seri K.

    - 25 October 2017 -

    Very nice display of vehicles but a bit smaller compared to some other similar museums (although same entrance fee). Two to three hours should be enough to check it all out.

  • M.Nur Me2D

    - 22 October 2017 -

    Desain of Building & Lanscape

  • Jarrod Miller

    - 04 October 2017 -

    A magnificent experience with many old-time vehicles and engines from the past.

  • Ginkipedia

    - 21 September 2017 -

    Beautiful museum about bmw! Mustseen in Munich!

  • Esam Kabli

    - 05 September 2017 -

    Must see it is 👌

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