AAA Editor Notes
BMW Zentrum is off I-85 exit 60, then w. to 1400 SR 101S, following signs. Displays highlight BMW achievements and products, including aircraft engines, motorcycles, formula racing cars, art cars and vehicles created for movies. A 15-minute video provides a factory tour as seen from the car's point of view and follows the creation of the models built at the adjacent BMW Manufacturing Co. Guided tours of the factory also are offered except during new model production; headsets and safety glasses are provided.
Note: The museum is closed for renovations but is expected to reopen in late 2016; phone ahead for updates. High- and open-heeled or open-toed shoes are not permitted on factory tours. Cameras are not allowed in the factory.
Guided tours are available. Food is available. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.