The BMW Museum is a museum dedicated to the automobile company BMW and its history, that is situated where the company holds its headquarters in Munich, Germany. The museum was established in 1973 and underwent a big renovation from 2004 to its reopening in 2008. The museum displays BMW’s history and progress in the automobile world, displaying cars, motorcycles, aircraft and other engines from years gone by. The museum is held in a futuristic building which has been likened to a salad bowl, it was designed by architect Karl Schwanzer. The museum is a popular sight, especially for automobile enthusiasts.
The museum is situated in Olympiapark. Buses 173, 177 and 180 travel to within a short walking distance of the museum. U-Bahn line 3 provides another option for getting to the museum with its underground trains stopping close by at ‘Olympiazentrum’ and ‘Petuelring’.
Opening Times and Admission
The museum is open six days a week, Tuesday to Sunday 10am-6pm. Admission for adults is set at 9 euros and for under 18s price is set at 6 euros. The museum has a shop selling BMW merchandise.