A few days after returning from Barcelona, we invited a few customers to an event in Stuttgart.I’ve been to Stuttgart and considered it a very dull place.
What could you possibly do there besides getting drunk with some of the oldest beers in the world and eating Spätzle?
Well, I haven’t been to the Mercedes Benz Museum. So, I was looking forward to it.
My hotel was next door to the stadium of their local football team. I’m glad it wasn’t a match day!
Mercedes Benz Museum Stuttgart
It was just a short walk to the museum, but I struggled to find the entrance as the area was vast.
Eventually, I managed. I don’t know why I missed it while passing by:
This was just a “slightly” modified Model G:
Once inside, you get the whole experience. Mercedes invented the car some 150 years ago, and they show everything from the very beginning:
The original famous “Silberpfeil”
When I was younger, I always wanted to drive a Mercedes, probably because my parents drove some of them.
Meanwhile, I’m more into Italian cars, but there’s no doubt that we’re looking at a few supreme classic vehicles:
This one here was the secret star in a movie back in the 90s, I think:
And the pope used this one:
It has been a few enjoyable hours as we booked a guided tour, and our guide always had some interesting stories to tell.
It’s unlikely I will be back, but it was a pleasant experience.
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