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Here you will find everything you may need for your day in the National Automuseum

Permanent exhibition goes on winter break

Our special exhibition "100 years of 24h Le Mans", the history workshop, the restaurant and the shop remain open all year round. During the winter break, guided tours or events in the permanent exhibition are possible on request at
The permanent exhibition will reopen on 23 March 2024.

Our opening times:

Wed to Fri: 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sat and Sun: 10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Mo and Tue: closed

Entrance fees

Permanent exhibition 19 € / discounted admission 15 € / family ticket 50 €
Special exhibition 9,50 € / discounted admission 7 € / family ticket 23 €
Combined ticket 25 € / discounted admission 19 € / family ticket 65 €
Children under 6 years free / history workshop free


For pensioners, students, children (6 - 14 years), severely disabled persons

Family ticket

2 adults and up to 3 children (6 - 14 years)


You can experience the stories

  • The stories are available in text, audio and video.
  • Guided tours are possible by arrangement.
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The exhibits at the National Automuseum are well taken care of, and so are our visitors. Your dining needs will be catered for at our restaurant and diner, New York New York. For a drink or a more casual bite, there is also the Avus café, which is especially welcoming in fine weather.

Restaurant and diner opening times:
Wed to Fri: 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Breakfast: 10:00 - 12:00 a.m.)
Sat and Sun 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. (Breakfast: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.)
Mon and Tue: closed


Amongst the extensive range of souvenirs and items, the shop also carries some items designed exclusively for the National Automuseum, and only available here. These Museum-exclusive items include model cars in 1:87, 1:43 and 1:18 scales, plus posters, T-shirts and cups commemorating some of the museum’s most celebrated vehicles. There are souvenirs at a range of price points, too, with products carefully considered to appeal to men, women and children. Another highlight is an official Museum shop collection of "Le Mans Centenary" merchandise.

Shop opening times:
Wed to Fri: 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sat and Sun: 10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Mo and Tue: closed

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How to find us

The National Automuseum is located in the middle of Germany, around 120 km from both Frankfurt Airport and the city center of Cologne. The most convenient arrival route is along the number 45 Autobahn.