Cité de l’Automobile


A major witness to our history and symbol of our culture, the automobile fascinates. Installed in a former Mulhouse spinning mill, the Cité de l'Automobile will allow you to discover one of the most beautiful collections of cars in the world. On more than 25 000 m2, nearly 400 historic vehicles, racing cars and exceptional cars will be presented. Rolls Royce, Bugatti Royale, Porsche or Ferrari: the exceptional richness of the Schlumpf collection will seduce lovers of beautiful mechanics as well as others!
Distinguishing several thematic spaces, the museography of the Cité de l'Automobile will allow you to retrace the history of vehicles in a thematic approach. Throughout the year, the museum also offers many interactive activities, designed to amaze children. To give you a quick tour of the museum and a first impression of the visit, you can also board a small electric train.


Tour of the Cité de l'Automobile

  • Access to the Schlumpf collection
  • Access to temporary exhibitions
  • Queue-jump tickets (do not go through the ticket office)
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Opening hours of the Cité de l'Automobile

The Museum is open every day (except December 25th)
From January 1st to 7th : from 10am to 5pm
From January 8th to February 9th : week from 1pm to 5pm / weekends from 10am to 5pm
From February 10th to March 30th : from 10am to 5pm
From March 31st to November 4th : from 10am to 6pm
From November 5 to January 6, 2019 : from 10 am to 5 pm

  • Last entrance 30 minutes before closing time.
  • An audioguide is given to you free of charge on your arrival at the Museum. It offers the commentary of 250 cars in the collection. Available in 6 languages: French, English, German, Italian, Spanish and Dutch.


Visit of the Cité de l'Automobile

  • Full price (from 26 years old): 13 €
  • Youth price (from 7 to 25 years old): 10.50 €

Free for children under 7 years old (upon presentation of proof of age).

Getting to the Cité de l'Automobile
The Cité de l'Automobile is located 5 minutes from Mulhouse city centre, 20 minutes from Colmar and Basel, 30 minutes from Belfort and 1 hour from Strasbourg.
By car: A35 and A36 motorways, Mulhouse Centre exit. Entrance at 15 rue de l'épée. The Cité de l'Automobile has a large paid car park.
By train: TGV Est, Mulhouse station.
By tramway: line 1, stop "Musée de l'Auto".


15 Rue de l'Épée
68100 Mulhouse

Customer Reviews

Rating : 5/5 - 4 reviews

Das ist wohl eines der fantastischen…
October 21st 2018
Das ist wohl eines der fantastischen Museen Europas
Rien à redire
August 10th 2018
Rien à redire. C’était parfait
July 26th 2018
excellent! à conseiller sans hésitation!
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