The Mercedes-Benz Visitor Center

11 Mercedes Dr.
Vance, AL 35490- Map It
Phone: (205) 507-2252

AAA Editor Notes

The Mercedes-Benz Visitor Center, just e. off I-59 exit 89 at 11 Mercedes Dr., traces the German company's earliest days as a motorcycle manufacturer in the 1880s to its current standing as a world-renowned automaker. Vehicle displays include vintage automobiles, 1950s racing and sports cars, and concept models. Engineering techniques are highlighted with video presentations and exhibits.
The visitor center is located on the grounds of the company's only U.S. manufacturing plant. A 90-minute factory tour showing the assembly of M-Class sport-utility vehicles is available.
Note: The factory tour covers about 2 miles.
Guided tours are available.
Visitor center/museum free. Factory tour $5. Ages 0-9 are not permitted on the factory tour, for which reservations are required.
Hours: Visitor center/museum Mon.-Fri. 8:30-4. Factory tours depart Tues. and Thurs. at 9 and 12:30. Closed major holidays.