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10 years of the Mercedes-Benz Museum: Museum auction in the anniversary year

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10 years of the Mercedes-Benz Museum
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D he Mercedes-Benz Museum reports a total of 772,750 for 2015 Visitors - an increase of 8.6%. Since it opened 10 years ago, 7 million people have visited the Stuttgart Museum.

The rate of foreign brand friends is remarkable: 43% come to the state capital from abroad, almost every tenth museum visitor comes from China (9%).

In order to further increase the record numbers, the Mercedes-Benz Museum has presented a colorful program for 2016.

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That The Mercedes-Benz Museum has become a permanent fixture in the Stuttgart cultural scene. There is art, concerts, cinema - and many classics.

On January 29, 2016, punctually for the 130th anniversary of the patent application of the 'Vehicle with gas engine drive' from Carl Benz starts the anniversary year with special tours in the Mercedes-Benz Museum. Themed tours are offered every hour on the hour, for example to the Silver Arrows, the history of commercial vehicles, to Bertha Benz, the spectacular architecture of the museum.

Birthday special presentation

Registration for the special tours takes place on site. In addition to the current special exhibition on the subject of safety cars (until April 17), two special presentations will be on view from January 29: a Mercedes SLS AMG GT3 will be shown in the atrium, and a birthday presentation on the Classic Island.

Big birthday party

On May 19 - exactly 10 years after the opening - the big birthday party takes place in the Mercedes -Benz Museum. That day is theAdmission is free, there are many activities for children and adults and you can learn a lot about the history of the brand and museum during the special tours.

The 'E-Class' special exhibition opens on the same day. Mercedes defines the E-Class generously and lets it begin with the 170. The special exhibition presents exhibits from 7 decades.

Two weeks later, the Mercedes-Benz Museum invites you to the anniversary weekend on June 4th and 5th: Under the motto 'The future needs an origin', visitors of all ages can meet Indulge in culinary delights, experience classics and new vehicles and get an insight into the company's history.

The legendary race director Alfred Neubauer will be remembered on July 27th - and Toto Wolf, his legitimate successor.

Colorful children's program

From February 16 to March 4, a visit to the Mercedes-Benz Museum is particularly worthwhile for kindergartens. Because in the interactive exhibition 'What does the cow do in the refrigerator?' the youngsters can deal with the sustainable aspects of the environment and energy in a playful way.

The exhibition is intended for children aged 3 to 6 and can be visited from Tuesday to Friday by prior arrangement.

Around 2 months later, the children's film festival 'Tricks for Kids' is a guest at the Mercedes-Benz Museum as part of the International Animated Film Festival. In addition to numerous films, workshops for children are offered.

Top-class under the hammer

On March 19, 2016 will take place again the big Mercedes-Benz auction took place in the museum. The Bonhams auction house is putting classics with a star up for auction. Only privately owned vehicles are offered.

At night in the museum

Participation in the Mercedes-Benz Museum at the 'Long Night of the Museums'. On April 2nd, from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m., visitors can look at the stars, listen to the poetry slam speech artists and experience rockabilly variety shows.

For adequate transport between Schlossplatz, Mercedes- The Benz Museum and Porsche Museum provide a fleet of shuttle vehicles for the rolling museum.

Twitter from the museum

You can experience modern times in the Mercedes-Benz Museum at Social Media Nights. Almost monthly, experts present the current trends in the digital world and invite you to discuss them. February 3, March 2, April 6 and June 8, July 6, August 15, October 5, November 9 and December 7. There will be a social media night anniversary special on May 18. More information at www.facebook.com/SMCST .

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The architecture set standards 10 years ago - many visitors still come today because of the impressive design and spectacular combination of reinforced concrete and glass.

Summer and summer vacation program

Between July 28th and August 12th, the Mercedes-Benz Museum is offering m ith the Children's Museum Junge Schloss a summer vacation program, where children between 7 and 12 years can discover the treasures of the museums over two days. One day in the Landesmuseum Baden-Württemberg, one in the Mercedes-Benz Museum.

In around 3 weeks in August, film buffs will get their money's worth at the open air cinema.

Cocktails and petrol talks

In addition to the special events, the Mercedes-Benz Museum also offers regular items: the Mercedes-Benz Lounge is open between June 14th and September 4th , from June 19 to September 4, vintage and youngtimer fans are invited to Cars & Coffee with their automotive sweetheart. Between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. there is the opportunity to have a conversation about gasoline in a relaxed atmosphere - brands are irrelevant here.

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In the Mercedes Benz Museum there are hundreds of classics to see. Motorsport racing cars, everyday heroes, commercial vehicles and concept cars.
Mercedes classics in motion

Individual vehicles from the collection of the Mercedes-Benz Museum will be on display at the most important classic car rallies . It starts with the legendary Mille Miglia (May 19-22), followed by the Silvretta Classic (July 7-10), the Sachsen Klassik (August 18-21), and Hamburg-Berlin Klassik (25-21 July) August 28), Creme 21 (September 7th to 11th) and the Sauerland Klassik (September 29th to October 2nd).

The spectacular performances also include the racing and concours events in Amelia Island /USA (March 10 to 13), Goodwood Festival of Speed ​​/Great Britain (June 23 to 26), Pebble Beach /USA (August 19 to 21) and Chantilly /France (August 3 to 4) The program is for trade fair appearances at Rétromobile (February 3rd to 7th), Retro Classics (March 17th to 20th) and Techno Classica (April 6th to 10th).

More information at www.mercedes-benz.com/de/mercedes-benz/classic/museum/news/.

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