The Museum for Historical Maybach Automobiles in Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz is the only exhibition in the world to exclusively present the history and products of Wilhelm and Karl Maybach. In an exhibition area totalling around 2500 square metres, numerous exhibits help to illustrate the story of these two brilliant designers, their association with Gottlieb Daimler and Graf Zeppelin, as well as the story of Maybach Motorenbau GmbH.
Maybach vehicles are among the most valuable in the hundred year history of the motor car. In the 1920’s and 1930’s, they were the most beautiful, the largest and the most expensive luxury cars, which also occupied the absolute leading position in technical terms. Between 1921 and 1941 around 1800 Maybach cars were produced, of which some 160 still exist throughout the world today.
The couple from Neumarkt, Anna and Dr. Helmut Hofmann, have compiled a collection of 16 historic Maybach vehicles which were in various states of repair - from cut-up vehicles found in barns, through to some competition classics. Using their own resources they have also developed a historic factory area into a tastefully stylish and modern museum. The location is the ideal home not only for the cars, but also for the engines, transmissions and axles, and also the historic documentation, models and short films relating to the Maybach brand (and also the Maybach family).