The permanent exhibition covers a surface area of some 4,000 m² and houses more than 120 of the most valuable and attractive automobiles, motorcycles and engines from ten decades of BMW history. The permanent exhibition is located in the low-rise building, which was connected to the Museum Bowl during the reconstruction work carried out between 2004 and 2008. It comprises the seven exhibition houses, the "Visions" sections, the BMW Art Cars and the BMW Roadsters.In the pages that follow you will find detailed information on the permanent exhibitions at the BMW Museum – we look forward to seeing you.
The BMW Museum consistently features special vehicles, design exhibits or prototypes drawn from the long and varied history of BMW. This also includes exhibitions of photography or art, underscoring the company's involvement in the world of culture. The special exhibitions are held at various locations within the museum: in the Preview area, where admission is free, in the foyer or in the "Visions" section at the base of the circular building.
From July 10th on, car fans and anyone with a special interest in design will be able witness the entire breadth of the most important draft designs of the BMW 507.
The circular building of the museum - also known as the "Museum Bowl" - provides an especially prominent setting for temporary exhibitions. From 1973 up until 2004, the museum consisted only of this circular edifice with its surface of area of some 1,000 m². Since its reopening, the museum has presented four major temporary exhibitions.