Munich tours in a BMW classic
23rd April, 2010
In Europe, spring is in the air and the BMW Museum
has come up with a special treat for the new classic car season: as of April, visitors to the BMW
Museum can book a three-hour tour that takes in the BMW facilities as well as some Munich sights.
But the real attraction is that this ride through the city can be enjoyed in the back of a classic
When it came to selecting the models for these excursions, the BMW Museum dug deep into its
automotive treasure trove. Going all the way back to the 1930s, there is a BMW 326 Cabriolet and a
BMW 335 Cabriolet to choose from. The flair of the 1950s, meanwhile, is embodied by a BMW 502
Cabriolet – familiarly known as the “Baroque Angel”. Finally, the BMW 3200 CS Cabriolet represents
a very rare specimen, with just one unit of this open-top model having been built.
Participants are driven from the BMW Museum past the BMW Tower and on to BMW Welt. The chauffeur
then takes them to the nearby BMW home plant, which is not normally open to visitors. Afterwards,
the route leads to the premises of BMW Classic with its invaluable collection of vehicles, and on
down Leopoldstrasse to Odeonsplatz. The tour goes on to trace the ring road around the old centre
of Munich, allowing passengers to discover the city’s main historic sights from the comfort of a
Next stop is the flagship BMW showroom on Lenbachplatz. After a welcome and viewing of the exhibits
there, the return journey heads along the Olympiapark and back to the starting point: the BMW Museum. The
entire excursion takes around three hours. At the end, participants are presented with a gift box
containing a personalised certificate of participation, an entry ticket to the Museum and a Museum
The entire package costs 90 euros per person/seat and can be purchased at the BMW Museum information
counter, subject to availability.
The BMW City Tour takes place on the first and third Sunday of each month from April to October. Tours
begin at 11:00 and 15:00 hours.