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Zepplin Museum, Friedrichshafen
The Zeppelin Museum chronicles the history of the Zeppelin airships in the city where they were born. The museum, housed inside the former Hafenbahnhof (Harbor Train Station), opened in 1996. The centerpiece of the museum is a reconstruction of a 33-m section of the LZ 129 Hindenburg, created by Zeppelin GmbH. The lower level (B-Deck) of the reconstruction includes restrooms and the smoking parlor (not accessible by visitors). The upper level (A-Deck) includes the lounge, writing room, promenade, and some passenger rooms. Airship artifacts on display include an engine gondola of the LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin and the frontmost portion of the bow of the LZ 130 Graf Zeppelin. Items salvaged from the fire at Lakehurst are also on display. The top floor of the museum displays artwork not related to Zeppelin history, including paintings by Otto Dix.
Hours: May - October: Tuesday - Sunday 9am - 5pm. November - April: Tuesday - Sunday 10am - 5pm.
Admission: Adults 7.50 €, Concessions 6.50 €, Children 6-17 years 3 €.
Address: Seestraße 22, 88045 Friedrichshafen
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