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August Horch Museum, Zwickau

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Opened in 2004, August Horch Museum covers the history of automobile manufacturing in Zwickau, home of the Horch and Audi car brands prior to World War II. The museum is housed within a former factory where August Horch, an engineer and automobile pioneer, first established his Audi enterprise in 1910. Numerous vintage cars are parked within exhibits made to look like gas stations or entire streetscapes from the 1930s. The permanent exhibit space is chronologically designed, starting with the early years of Zwickau's car industry and concluding nearly one century later, with the production of Volkswagens in the 1990s. The automotive odyssey is presented through 70 large and small exhibits, highlighted by computer animations, historic documents, and video presentations. You can book personal guided tours via the official website Put August Horch Museum at the forefront of your travel plans using our Zwickau trip itinerary planner.
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  • This is a mecca for all car fans and particularly those fans of German cars. The history of various marques is followed clearly and the individual people are featured to give the human side to the... 
    This is a mecca for all car fans and particularly those fans of German cars. The history of various marques is followed clearly and the individual people are featured to give the human side to the...  more »
  • We came here 5-6 years ago. Since then they have added a whole new section so, that was great. Very informative and 'most' descriptions are also in English. They also offer tour-guides and they do... 
    We came here 5-6 years ago. Since then they have added a whole new section so, that was great. Very informative and 'most' descriptions are also in English. They also offer tour-guides and they do...  more »
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  • Since I have 2 fans of cars in family we leveraged opportunity to visit August Horch Museum. Well managed museum, audio and individual guide tours available. You can have lunch or make coffee break at restaurant on site.
  • In Germany are many car museums. In Zwickau is August Horch Museum. Founder of Audi Car. Museum is modern, but inside a lot old cars and history of technology. There is also restaurant. Trabants, bicycles, and so on...

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