9 museums of the best cars in the world
If yesterday we were proposing seven best automobile museums Spain, Today we open a view to review some of the best dedicated to the world of museums engine of all the world. Actually there are many and diverse, but we have chosen the nine most interesting and complete, including some who have visited ourselves.
While private collections pos can highlight the variety of brands and models, there are also dedicated to museums specific brands, They are reviewing your story from beginning to end, and are a true wonder. We recommend some of the most attractive museums in the world, spread across Europe and the United States, mainly.
- 1 Petersen Automotive Museum (Los Angeles, USA)
- 2 Audi Museum (Ingolstadt, Germany)
- 3 Simeone Museum (Philadelphia, USA)
- 4 Porsche Museum (Stuttgart, Germany)
- 5 Nissan Heritage Collection (Yokohama, Japan)
- 6 Mercedes-Benz Museum (Stuttgart, Germany)
- 7 Mullin Automotive Museum (Oxnard, USA)
- 8 BMW Museum (Munich, Germany)
- 9 Cité de l'Automobile (Mulhouse, France)
Petersen Automotive Museum (Los Angeles, USA)
Perhaps one of the most famous collections in the world is found in the Petersen Automotive Museum, located in Los Angeles, California, United States. features more than 300 vehicles, but usually only half it exposed and cars rotate depending on the exposure shift. In addition, foundations donated by collectors or cars are also exhibited.
It is currently closed for renovations of facilities. It will reopen its doors to the public December 2015. The general entrance fee is $ 15, but costs only $ 5 for children under 12 and free up to 3 years.
link | Petersen Automotive Museum
Audi Museum (Ingolstadt, Germany)
Located at the headquarters of the German mark, in Ingolstadt, Audi museum is in the Audi Forum, within the complex that has Audi there, it seems a city. It is a small museum, but it tells the story of the company with a large number of models of all ages, including racing cars and motorcycles.
The Audi Forum Ingolstadt is open every day of the year and general admission is 2 euro, 4 euros although it includes a guided tour.
link | Audi Museum
Simeone Museum (Philadelphia, USA)
This museum of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is one of the collections of sports cars and biggest competition in the world. Belongs to the Simeone Foundation and the collection was created by neurosurgeon Frederick Simeone for more than 50 years. Has at least 65 jewels Le Mans, the Targa Florio, and other competitions of great fame, brands such as Bugatti, Alfa Romeo, Ferrari, Bentley, Aston Martin, Porsche or Jaguar.
The foundation is open from Tuesday to Sunday and general admission is $ 12.
link | Simeone Museum
Porsche Museum (Stuttgart, Germany)
For Porsche enthusiasts there is a sanctuary like this. Stuttgart Porsche Museum tells the story of the German company since its inception, through the world of competition and interesting examples of Le Mans or cars. There are so special cars like the 911 GT1 Street, a 911 police or the impressive 917K. In addition to the fixed collection, there are also temporary exhibitions.
The museum is open Tuesday to Sunday and general admission totals 8 euros, audioguide included. If you want, you can take a virtual tour in 73 images.
link | Porsche Museum
Nissan Heritage Collection (Yokohama, Japan)
Those who have been in that warehouse factory located in Zama near Yokohama, Japan, say there is easily a 400 vehicles They are reviewing the entire history of Nissan, from the twenties to the present. The collection in both cars street as vehicles competition, the latter wearing the wounds of his last battle, of course.
Access is not public (opens once a month and only guest), but Nissan offers virtual tour and there are videos like this that help us get an idea of what lurks there.
link | Nissan Heritage Collection
Mercedes-Benz Museum (Stuttgart, Germany)
Since the first car in history to the last manufactured by Mercedes-Benz, that's what can be found in the company museum in Stuttgart. In addition to a lot of history, the museum features unique pieces such as the Popemobile, fire engines, buses, racing vehicles and even limousines that were of great personalities from around the world. There are also temporary special exhibitions.
A general admission for the entire day costs 8 euros (4 euros just for the afternoon) and the museum is also open from Tuesday to Sunday.
link | Mercedes-Benz Museum
Mullin Automotive Museum (Oxnard, USA)
Located in the town of Oxnard, California, the Mullin Automotive Museum celebrates the Art Deco era and features over 140 parts (Cars not only) cars including Bugatti, Hispano-Suiza, Delahaye or Voisins. My personal favorite is the Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic, who keep fondly by many jewelry brand.
The price of admission is 15 dollars, although you have to buy in advance on their website and the museum is only open on certain dates, especially on Saturdays, which must also be consulted on the same page.
link | Mullin Automotive Museum
BMW Museum (Munich, Germany)
To close the round of German museums lacked the BMW in Munich, home to the manufacturer. The museum's permanent exhibition features more than 120 models BMW, of all ages, as well as motorcycles and engines. There are also special exhibitions temporary (now, for example, celebrating the 40th anniversary of Series 3), as well as one dedicated to BMW Art Car and the Roadster another house.
Like almost all of the list, the BMW Museum is open Tuesday to Thursday and the general price of admission is 10 euros.
link | BMW Welt
Cité de l'Automobile (Mulhouse, France)
Located in Mulhouse, eastern France, called the Cité de l'Automobile has the magnificent Schlumpf collection, comprising over 400 cars manufactured from 1878 to modern times. While there are many French car brands such as Peugeot, Citroen, Panhard or De Dion, the museum has models made in Italy, Germany, the United States and many other parts of the world.
This French museum is open every day of the week, but the schedule varies depending on the time. Just close on 25 December. The price of admission is 11.5 euros, card included.
link | Cité de l'Automobile
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