The BMW World in Munich is the most popular car museum in Germany. According to the Süddeutsche the museum is an even bigger visitor magnet than Neuschwanstein Castle. In 2013, almost 3 million people visited the world of BMW, many of whom even came from the United States and Russia. However, the museum is not only interesting for car fans: children and parents get their money's worth here, because there is always something new to discover, experience and learn. We present five of the best reasons why the BMW world is so popular.
A center of learning
The museum is a center of learning and discovery. Small and large children have the opportunity to explore a wide range of topics. Among other things, you can learn more about mobility, ecology and 3D printers here.
There are many educational and exciting workshops for children and young people in the BMW world. The "Colors, Shapes, Vehicles" workshop is suitable for the little ones, for example. Children aged 7 to 12 have the opportunity to slip into the role of a detective in the “Mission Mobility” workshop to find out more about the many vehicles. Design and photography courses are also offered for young people. You can find more information about the workshops offered here.
Visitors to the adventure museum will not be disappointed. The exhibitions are interesting and always offer something new. at Hertz Together you can find some more information about this. Many different events are organized so there is always something to do. The exhibition “Electric and Electrifying”, for example, brings you closer to the world of BMW electric cars. Several times a day you have the chance to take a ride in the new BMW i3. If you are interested in buying a BMW, you can book your own Product Genius for your visit. With non-binding advice, you can learn more about a particular model and take a test drive. You can find it on the BMW World website more information about the exhibitions.
The last Sunday of the month is dedicated to families. Then the entrance fee to the museum is reduced, there are many free tours, various workshops and an entertainment program for all ages, such as a quiz on optical illusions for children. The next family Sunday takes place on June 28th and is themed “World Tour”.
Entry to the BMW world is free, but for admission to the museum you will be asked to checkout at reasonable prices. For families with two adults and up to three children, the price is only 24 euros. More information about the prices can be found here.
Munich, with its historical sights and beautiful parks, is always worth a visit. However, the BMW world is undoubtedly one of the highlights of the city and a visit is particularly worthwhile in bad weather.