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Zeppelin Museum

Seestr. 22, 88045 Friedrichshafen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 7541 38010
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Great museum, great location and friendly staff

Our kids are allergic to the word ‘museum’ but this one passed the test. We started with a light... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2018
Sylvia S
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While in the area a must to visit

While touring Europe with friends we stayed local to this museum. We had a few spare hours and went... read more

Reviewed December 15, 2017
remal963
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In Zeppelin Museum guests can discover around 1500 exhibits on 4000m² exhibition space. The museum houses the world's largest collection on the history and technology of aviation, a walkable model of the LZ 129 Hindenburg and an art collection that comprises the greatest masters from Southern Germany from the Middle Ages to the present.
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  • Average11%
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Seestr. 22, 88045 Friedrichshafen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

Our kids are allergic to the word ‘museum’ but this one passed the test. We started with a light lunch at the museum restaurant - lovely food and views on lake and mountains. Then on to the visit where we spent 3 hours visiting the...More

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Reviewed December 15, 2017 via mobile

While touring Europe with friends we stayed local to this museum. We had a few spare hours and went in. Very informative and all in English as well and German, French etc. Lots to see and learn. Well worth going

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Reviewed November 7, 2017

Worth to stop. Very interesting museum showing the history of the zeppelin. You could easily spend two hours inside. I was surprised how much my kids (4 and 8 year) enjoyed and learnt about zeppelin. Museum is full of interesting information. I found out that...More

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Reviewed November 4, 2017

A very good and informative museum about a long forgotten historic aircraft transportation system. They do have a lot of explanation showcases, even in English. But my favorite part was the rebuilt guest-lounge and guest-rooms on the lower Zeppelin-aircraft passenger-deck. And YES = you can...More

Thank Bob x
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Reviewed November 4, 2017

It wasn't what I thought it would be, but it was good nonetheless. There is a partial reconstruction of the Hindenburg into which you can walk and it shows some of the interior of the great airship as it looked when it flew. Very well...More

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Reviewed October 15, 2017

A must see, don't miss if you are in the area. A wonderful informative on how Zeppelins were built and used. Fascinating.

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Reviewed October 7, 2017

We were a bit nonplussed about visiting the museum but were very happy that we decided too. We were pleased that some of the exhibits had English versions with them as we do not understand German. The staff were helpful and one member was particularly...More

Thank Jan J
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Reviewed October 1, 2017

The history of Zeppelin aircraft and their achievements as well as failures are explained alongside the vision of Count Zeppelin. Reconstructed passenger facilities show air travel in a very different light and the effect of the airship's manufacture on the local town was interesting. The...More

Thank Margaret N
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Reviewed September 27, 2017

This Museum is for tourists with a love of aviation & seeking knowledge of the peacetime & wartime uses of Germany's great airships. The PRO's of the Museum are: (1) the physical exhibits of hydrogen lifting systems, diesel motors, and flight navigation instruments, (2) the...More

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Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

It's an interesting museum showing the history of the zeppelin. We went in near the end of the day so got in for less which was good although we didn't have as long to walk round. There is a good kids interactive section. The only...More

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lyndon e
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Response from Dagmar B | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! Yes, the Zeppelin Museum is definitely kid friendly. They even supply some small items for kids such as cardboard "suitcases" with baggage tags to fill in by the kids themselves. Also the small section with... More
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