Zeppelin Museum Friedrichshafen, Friedrichshafen, Germany


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July 22, 2019


November 16, 2017

General information

The Zeppelin Museum houses the most extensive collection in the world on the history of airship travel. Over 6,000 objects includes models, remnants of airships etc. Parts of the museum is dedicated to the biggest and most famous Zeppelin airship: the LZ 129 Hindenburg. This display brings to life a flight to North and South America by airship that took place in the 1930s. It visualizes the luxury on board the flying hotel. Further topics are the significance of transporting freight and post, and the modern Bauhaus design of the interiors.

The art collection is exhibited on the upper floor of the Zeppelin Museum and comprises the most significant artists of South Germany from medieval to modern times.

A Maybach Zeppelin is also exhibited. From Wikipedia “This Maybach Zeppelin was built in 1938 in Friedrichshafen. The car weighs 3.6 tons and can achieve a maximum speed of 170 km/h. Its engine has twelve cylinders with a total stroke volume of 8 litres and a capacity of 147 kW (200 hp). The engineering design for this car was based on the Maybach engines for the airships LZ 126 (1924) and LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin (1928).”

Photo by Stefan-Xp (Own work) [GFDL or CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

If the image is blurry, we are awaiting images from the Museum.

Number of exhibited items

Cars & Automotive: 1-25
Planes & Helicopters: 1-25

General Museum Links

Available in the following languages:
English, German

Museum Contact Info

Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Form: Link

Getting to the Museum

Address: Seestraße 22, 88045, Friedrichshafen, ‎Baden-Württemberg, Germany, Europe
Coordinates: 47.65051, 9.4828

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