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Dornier Museum

Claude-Dornier-Platz 1, 88046 Friedrichshafen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 7541 4873600
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A must to any aviation lover

The kids enjoyed very much the adventure they had in this place. Seeing and touching pieces of... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2017
Eitan K
For Aviation Enthusiasts

In the permanent exhibition a great selection of airplanes and aviation technologies throughout the... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2017
Bangkok, Thailand
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Claude-Dornier-Platz 1, 88046 Friedrichshafen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 7541 4873600
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Reviewed October 12, 2017

The kids enjoyed very much the adventure they had in this place. Seeing and touching pieces of flight history vs other aviation means made the visit worth-wise. Very much recommended.

Thank Eitan K
Reviewed October 7, 2017

In the permanent exhibition a great selection of airplanes and aviation technologies throughout the decades is on display. Passenger planes from before WW2 and fighter jets as well as some space technologies. In addition to the hangar section there are some planes to see in...More

1  Thank Traveller87987687
Reviewed September 27, 2017

Situated at the airport, it is a nicely laid out museum, both indoors & outside. Across the runway can be seen the Zeppelin hanger, for trips around the area!! Not cheap!!

Thank irj52
Reviewed September 26, 2017

There is a lot to see. It is well organized and has English captions. There is a lot of history, but it is interesting to look at even if you aren't that interested in history. And it is not just historical - Dornier is also...More

Thank Alex0960
Reviewed August 23, 2017

Excellent visit to this outstanding museum which is both very informative and fun for all ages with plenty of hands-on exhibits (including sitting into aircraft) which is on a par with museums such as the Smithsonian in Washington. Plenty of space and not rushed despite...More

Thank paulryan2016
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

There is a very nice balance between thoughtful expositions for everyone who interested in details of aircrafts and legacy of Dornier but also interactive things for smaller kids. We could also relax in the restaurant while watching zeppelins landing and taking off, as well as...More

Thank Paulids
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

A wonderful museum. We planned to only spend a few hours and were there most of the day. Sadly the staff was not very friendly. But all in all, it was worth the visit there. A lot of history about Claude Dornier and the first...More

Thank YYBS2016
Reviewed August 9, 2017

The Dornier Museum is well worth a visit for anyone interested in aviation. There is a very informative section at the start which details the history of the Dornier company and of its founder, Claude Dornier. The signs are also in English which was a...More

Thank EIDW-flyer
Reviewed August 5, 2017

The Dornier museum actually spreads its wings in two directions. A historic review of the development of aviation in the early 20-ties together with the lines of a historic start-up enterprise based on the experience of Claude Dornier and his crew around flying boats such...More

1  Thank Stephan H
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

Well organised...first thing I noticed was we parked for free(staff was most polite) and got a free 3 minute shuttle busride to the venue...no hassles whatsoever...Paid an entrance fee and wow....welcome to dorniers world..the items on exhibition were very detailed and informative...classic aviation of all...More

Thank Z M
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