BMW Zentrum Hours Change to Offer More Factory Tours

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - 03/30/2005

The BMW Zentrum will change its days of operation effective April 2.

The Zentrum will now be open to the public Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., rather than Tuesday through Saturday. This change allows the Zentrum to be more available to its visitors by offering an additional day of guided factory tours.

Factory tours are available at 9:45 a.m., 10 a.m., 12:45 p.m., 1 p.m., 2:45 p.m. and 3 p.m. and leave from the BMW Zentrum located on the BMW Manufacturing grounds. Reservations are required.

Tours are $5.00. Students and BMW Car Club of America members can take a tour for $3.50. Tour visitors must be 12 years of age or older and wear closed-toe and closed-heel shoes. To schedule a factory tour call 1-888-TOUR-BMW (868-7269).

Entrance into the Zentrum is free and offers visitors a chance to experience the passion that lies behind each BMW through historical exhibits of early and modern BMW cars, motorcycles, and race cars. It also contains an auditorium for meetings and events, a café, and a gift shop containing the latest in BMW gear.

For more information on scheduling a factory tour, or renting the Zentrum for meetings and/or events, please visit the BMW Zentrum website at

BMW Manufacturing Co. is a BMW Group company. Its website address is In addition to the South Carolina manufacturing facility, BMW’s North American companies include sales, marketing, design and financial services operation in the United States, Mexico and Canada, as well as throughout Latin America.

Production Figures

  •  2019 Production - August
    • X3 Vehicles: 11,511
    • X4 Vehicles:6,483
    • X5 Vehicles:  16,909
    • X6 Vehicles: 652
    • X7 Vehicles: 5,493
  • Number of jobs – 11,000
  • U.S. suppliers – 300
  • South Carolina suppliers– Over 40

Media Contacts

Sky Foster

BMW Manufacturing Co.
P. O. Box 11000
Spartanburg, SC 29304


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