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Transport section of the Deutsches Museum: Our tips for the exhibition

Verkehrszentrum des Deutschen Museums: Haupthalle, Foto: Deutsches Museum
Foto: Deutsches Museum

Carriages, vintage cars, historic trains: What the is to see at the Verkehrszentrum

Welcome to the world of transportation! The Verkehrszentrum transport museum of the Deutsches Museum features exhibits like huge trains, wagons and buses and vintage cars. There is a lot to discover here!

Learn about the history of mobility in three exhibition halls

Deutsches Museum Verkehrszentrum München, Foto: Deutsches Museum
Foto: Deutsches Museum

The permanent exhibition is thematically divided into three different halls:

  • Urban transport
  • Travel
  • Mobility and technology

Impressive, huge steam locomotives with old wagons stand at the specially built stations and can even be walked on. But things can also be a bit smaller: Other highlights include Benz's first car, Messerschmitt's cabin scooter and BMW's motorcycle, which set the world record in 1935.

Is there a special program for kids?

Yes! A separate children's area offers plenty of fun and action even to the youngest museum visitors.

How to find the Verkehrszentrum of Deutsches Museum

Deutsches Museum Verkehrszentrum München, Foto: Deutsches Museum
Foto: Deutsches Museum

The transport section of the Deutsches Museum is housed in the lavishly restored old exhibition halls above the Theresienwiese in Munich. It can be easily reached by subway (U5 Schwanthalerhöhe) or by other means of public transport. Here, visitors are shown the technical history of mobility on 12,000 square meters - from old carriages to the latest Munich subway.

Opening hours and admission fees

Opening hours:
  • daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Admission fees:

  • Day ticket: 7 euros
  • Children up to 5 years: free admission
  • Children and teenagers from 6 to 15 years, pupils, trainees, students: 3 Euro
  • Family ticket: 15 Euro
  • Combined ticket for all three parts of Deutsches Museum: Main building, Flight yard Oberschleißheim and Transport Center (visit also possible on separate days): 21 Euro

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