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Automuseum Dr. Carl Benz

Ilvesheimer Str. 26, 68526 Ladenburg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 6203 181786
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Dr. Carl Benz Automuseum in Ladenburg, Germany - the birthplace of the automobile

Not a huge museum but great collection of cars, automobilia, motorcyles and bicycles plus other... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ladenburg, Germany
Nice collection

This small museum does not open until 2pm on Sunday, which meant we spend time in Ladensburg (which... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Springfield, Virginia
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Ilvesheimer Str. 26, 68526 Ladenburg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 6203 181786
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not a huge museum but great collection of cars, automobilia, motorcyles and bicycles plus other interesting displays and the detailed history the first car ever made. Lots of interesting history there, all in a nicely restored former Benz factory building. The best time of year...More

Thank dst356
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This small museum does not open until 2pm on Sunday, which meant we spend time in Ladensburg (which we enjoyed) and came back later. The museum is very small, but has a lot to see. The admission fee seemed high compared to other sites we...More

1  Thank Chaperone2013
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Small sized museum but with a lot of interesting things to see. There are not only Benz cars but also some other manufacturers from the beginning of the 20th century. Found it also interesting with the early F1 cars and different kinds of old motorcycles...More

2  Thank Jim S
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This is a small museum with bags of atmosphere. It is focused on the vital contribution of Carl Benz but considers other makes and developments as well. It also shows paraphernalia of the motor industry. My wife is anything but a motor nut but even...More

1  Thank Woibam
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Wonderful vehicles and all in a perfect condition. The first car in the world was built here and not in the USA!! Great experience and great staff! A perfect show and tell. Wonderful! The visit is more than great, it is a trip into the...More

1  Thank Bernard B
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This was a family outing in Germany. There were car enthusiasts in the trip. Tip: Leave the car enthusiasts alone here for them to take it in and enjoy the classics! For the rest, it's an educational and historical sight to walk through. This was...More

Thank Faryz1
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Really cool collection of historical cars and other auto stuff from the 1800's to current times. We had a dinner event here. Food was good as was the venue. A must stop for those who like car history.

Thank b2buck
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Ladenburg museum is place were every automobile guy should see. I felt like traveled years back. And we even feel the ambiance and smell diesel and oil

Thank George A
Reviewed 20 December 2015

This is a relatively small museum in a small town not far from Heidelberg. It is worth going to and has a variety of Mercedes Benz vehicles and some motorcycles. The cars are from a variety of time periods and several are very rare. If...More

1  Thank ConstantTraveller74
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Carl Benz built the first automobile in a small workshop in Mannheim (destroyed WWII) not in this building. However, this was his first factory and it now contains a wonderful collection of automobiles and automobilia which will interest the whole family. Bertha Benz, Carl's wife,...More

Thank draygnol
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