New Porsche Museum to be opened
on 31 January 2009
Stuttgart - In the new Porsche
Museum the final preparations are made for the opening on
Saturday 31 January 2009. At last, now that the scaffolding has
been removed, it is possible to see to the full extent the bold
architecture of the building at the head office premises of Dr.
Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG in Zuffenhausen: The 5,600 square metres
of exhibition space are supported on just three so-called cores
of reinforced concrete – hence just seeming to hover in space.
Inside the building the majority of approximately 80 exhibits
are already in place.
In the other areas of the new
building – amongst them the museum workshops, the museum shop,
the Porsche archive, an exclusive restaurant, a bistro and the
capacious event areas – a team of experts are busy putting the
finishing touches. Three days after the ceremonial opening,
which takes place on Wednesday the 28 January 2009, the doors of
the new Porsche Museum will be flung open to welcome the first