Dornier Museum - Faszination Luft- und Raumfahrt im größten Technikmuseum am Bodensee

Dornier Museum Friedrichshafen

Friedrichshafen, Germany

The fascination of aerospace in the largest museum of technology at Lake Constance

The dream of flight comes true! This is truly a journey through 100 years of aerospace history. Gigantic flying boats, passenger planes of bygone times and exciting exhibits related to space flight transform any visit to the Dornier Museum Friedrichshafen into a unique experience. Located right next to the airport, the largest museum of technology on Lake Constance is home to a world of experience spread over more than 6,000 square meters. Some 400 exhibits, numerous original aircraft and space flight exhibits bring the pioneering spirit of the past century to life.

On a guided tour through the museum, amusing anecdotes and interesting facts bring the development of aviation and the pioneering achievements of engineer Claude Dornier to life. Countless world records, patents and technical achievements document the impressive history of the Dornier company. Political, economic and social conditions show what moved and motivated people in the respective eras.

New experiences for young and old

Marvel, experience, discover: With the interactive media guide for smartphones, the puzzle tour for children with the well-known Toniebox audio system, the children's space exhibition or going on an exploration tour with the pedal planes - a visit to the Dornier Museum is guaranteed to be boredom-free. Whether alone, as a couple, with friends or as a family - experience the largest technology museum on Lake Constance!

Children's space exhibition

Have you ever seen a real spacesuit? Or seen an original Mars meteorite up close?
In the new children's space exhibition, there are some special exhibits for young and old explorers to marvel at. A collection of extraterrestrials, fantastic space Lego models and a Mars station of the future also make the exhibition an experience for young astronauts.

Vacation offers

Boredom on vacation? Not at the largest technology museum on Lake Constance. The Dornier Museum offers an exciting museum adventure for families with children during the vacations. With the Tonie Box puzzle tour, young visitors can discover the museum in an exciting way and learn all kinds of interesting facts about 100 years of aviation and space travel. The children's quiz also awaits with tricky tasks and on the mini pedal plane course, the little ones become pilots themselves in the museum hangar. 


During the vacations and from May to October, the museum offers a public guided tour every day at 11.30 am. The exhibition can be experienced interactively with the new Mediaguide for smartphones. Current offers and dates at

The large terrace of the DO-X restaurant offers a unique view of the zeppelin hangar opposite: here you can watch the zeppelins and scheduled flights from Friedrichshafen Airport take off and land to your heart's content.

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Current weather Friedrichshafen

amount of rainfall
6.3 l/m²
hours of sunshine
7h 54min
the day after tomorrow

Recommended seasons


Opening hours

All year
Tue-Sun 10 am - 5 pm
Closed on Mondays (except on public holidays and during school vacations in Baden-Württemberg)

Recommended time
150 Minutes
12.50 €

Bodensee Card PLUS
One-time free admission with the Bodensee Card PLUS  

7.00 €

Bodensee Card PLUS
One-time free admission with the Bodensee Card PLUS  

To avoid waiting times, a time slot ticket can be purchased at this link if desired. This is not compulsory.


Additional information

Experience the Dornier Museum barrier-free
Visitors with reduced mobility can visit the museum without restriction. A handicapped WC is available.

Contact address

Dornier Stiftung für Luft- und Raumfahrt
Claude-Dornier-Platz 1
88045 Friedrichshafen

Tel.: +49 7541 487 36 00
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