People, cars and what moves them
At the Autostadt in Wolfsburg, everything revolves around the subject of mobility. “People, cars and what moves them” is the motto of the Volkswagen group’s communication platform, the Autostadt. Visitors with a passion for automobiles visit this theme- and adventure-park just as frequently and gladly as those interested in culture, exceptional events and culinary delights do. With its various leisure activities, the Autostadt caters to kids, teenagers and grown ups.
ZeitHaus – Milestones of Automobile History
The ZeitHaus (house of time) at the Autostadt in Wolfsburg is the world’s most frequently visited museum of automobile history. It is characterized by a large variety of exhibits, displaying more than 50 different brands from all over the world of automobiles. As trend-setters of their time, they set the benchmark in engineering, design, manufacturing and conception, serving as role models to other manufacturers.
The so-called “Rack” displays more than 50 of these automotive milestones in a glass cabinet. They offer an overview of the most significant eras in the history of automotive development. Many of these vehicles still participate in classic rallyes or trips. Therefore, the showroom exchanges it’s exhibits frequently.
The AllTerrain Tracks (GeländeParcours) and the Safety- and EconomyTrainings at the Autostadt offer the perfect opportunity to test your driving skills under the supervision of an expert. At the LernPark, children aged 5 to 11 are able to go on an adventure and take their very own Children’s Driver’s License at the in an electric Mini New Beetle.
Indulgence and culture
The Autostadt Wolfsburg’s nine restaurants offer a diverse culinary experience with regional products grown according to ecological principles and oriented to the rhythm of the seasons. The driving force behind the creative cuisine at The Ritz-Carlton, Wolfsburg’s Aqua Restaurant is the much lauded, three Michelin star chef, Sven Elverfeld. With varying attractions, the Autostadt frequently offers it’s visitors new impressions and experiences.
In the summertime, the Autostadt transforms into a short-vacation paradise for the entire family: n-house bio-ice cream at “Cool and Creamy”, a trip with the swan-shaped pedal boat or a cocktail on the floating lounge “Cool Summer Island”. In the wintertime, the winter market opens it’s gates to visitors and the choreographed ice shows wow the audience.
Autostadt as a cultural spot
The Autostadt presents itself as a cultural spot: the „Movimentos Festwochen“ (Movimentos festival) brings renowned dance ensembles from all over the world as well as top-class Jazz- and Classic-concerts to Wolfsburg. Furthermore, with its event series, the Autostadt offers a cultural program with lectures, readings and workshops all year round.