Sinsheim-Speyer, DE

The Technik Museum Sinsheim is a technology museum in Sinsheim, Germany. Opened in 1981, it also runs the nearby Technik Museum Speyer.

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As of 2004, the museum had more than 3,000 exhibits and an exhibition area of more than 50,000 m2, indoors and outdoors. In addition to exhibitions, the museum also has a 22m x 27m IMAX 3D theatre. It receives more than 1 million visitors per year and is the largest privately owned museum in Europe.

In 2003, Air France donated one of its retiring Concorde aircraft (F-BVFB) to the museum. With a Tupolev Tu-144 on display since 2001, it is the only place where both supersonic passenger aircraft are shown. Both are fully accessible by the public.

The museum’s alliance acquired a Russian shuttle Buran in 2004 which opened as a walk-in exhibition at the Technikmuseum Speyer in 2008.

Sinsheim Museum also has the largest permanent Formula One collection in Europe along with Ferraris, motorcycles, land speed record holders and classic cars along with a large collection of military tanks, aircraft, and miscellaneous equipment.

The Sinsheim Auto und Technik Museum is open 365 days per year and is easily reached by car (it has a large car park). The museum also has a dedicated railway station as part of the local rail network.

Getting there

By any means or by choice of public transport services: SBB Timetable, please click here.

Germany is a Western European country with a landscape of forests, rivers, mountain ranges and North Sea beaches. It has over 2 millennia of history.

Berlin, its capital, is home to art and nightlife scenes, the Brandenburg Gate and many sites relating to WWII. Munich is known for its Oktoberfest and beer halls, including the 16th-century Hofbräuhaus.

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