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Ferdinand Porsche's House

Local name: Rodný dům Ferdinanda Porscheho

In the family home of Ferdinand Porsche, one of the most important inventors in the automotive industry, there is now a small exhibition devoted to his life and work. You can learn about the history of his family, see some engineering drawings and models of devices he invented.

Porsche designed the famous Volkswagen Beetle in 1934, which remains one of the most recognizable cars in the world. His son, Ferdinand, also founded the famous Porsche factory. The inventor spent his childhood and youth in the Czech Republic. Until 1935 he had Czechoslovak citizenship. Currently, his family home is open to tourists. There is also a commemorative plaque on it.

Porsche has constructed around 300 vehicles and has over 1,000 automotive patents. At the exhibition you can see a model of his first car, Lohner-Porsche from 1900. There are also plans and sketches for other models. Part of the exhibition is devoted to the inventor's family. Personal souvenirs, photos and preserved home furnishings have been collected here.


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    Tanvaldská 38463 11 Liberec , Czechia