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Porsche Museum, Stuttgart, Germany

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Museum on Porsche's History

 

In 2009, after over 30 years of the original Porsche Museum being open, the company unveiled a completely upgraded and expanded gallery with new exhibits and displays for visitors to explore.

Museum on Porsche's History

 

The Museum

The Porsche Museum has about 80 cars on display at any one time. Of course, exhibits are rotated bringing what has been called a “living museum” to life. There are around 3,000 images, drawings, and other documents for guests to view. The museum has permanent sound and video installations adding to the great exhibits for visitors to explore on a visit.

Museum on Porsche's History

 

Did you know?

Porsche was founded in 1931, yet it wasn’t until the 1950s that a logo was created for the car brand. Dr. Ferry Porsche created the logo in a New York City restaurant sketching it on a napkin. The emblem is the Stuttgart coat of arms combined with the Wurtemburg coat of arms and the name Porsche written over the top.

Museum Activities

Visitors should be sure to see the Porsche Holographic Design Tour, which is a hologram of Porsche Designer Matthias Kulla, who explains the classic design features and styles of Porsche. Visitors will see the hologram presentation while a real-life Porsche 911 is used as an example right in front of them. The holographic tour is just one of the cool exhibits that make the museum a must see.

Museum on Porsche's History

 

Of course, guests can learn about Porche’s celebrated history that dates back to the 1930s. Temporary exhibits include; 50 Years of the Porsche 917 – Colors of Speed and 50 Years of Porsche 914 – Typically Porsche. These exhibits are short-term but since the museum does rotate displays, they could return.

Don’t miss

- The rotating exhibits as there is always something new to see

Museum on Porsche's History

 

- A factory tour that can be combined with a visit to the museum

Museum on Porsche's History

 

Porsche is one of the most iconic sports car brands in the world, and its museum excels at teaching visitors about its great history. Stuttgart is flush with car museums from two great automakers, and Porsche’s entrant shouldn’t be skipped over.

 

Porsche Museum FAQs

Is there a Porsche Museum in the United States?

How much does it cost to go to the Porsche Museum in Germany?

Is the Porsche Museum or Mercedes Museum better?

How long does it take to do the Porsche Museum?

You can tour the museum at your own pace, but going by the duration of the official guided tours, which last 90 minutes, one hour is a safe bet.

 


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