Dietrich Mateschitz is one of the wealthiest men in the world. He wasn’t born to wealth but now that he has a fascination for – and a collection of – the most amazing flying and driving machines, he wants to share them so that we can all appreciate them.

This he does in the custom-built Hangar 7 at Salzburg Airport. There are also several bars and a top-class restaurant to enjoy.

Surprisingly, admission is free of charge and there’s even free parking right outside the building.

Most of the exhibits are Formula One racing cars and a variety of aeroplanes and helicopters. There’s even the statos space diving capsule.

And all of this might make you see a connection between these machines … yes that’s right, Red Bull. For Dietrich Mateschitz  made his wealth by the invention of that energy drink and the racing cars at Hangar 7 are from the Red Bull Racing Team* and the aircraft are known as the Flying Bulls*

The restaurant – Ikarus – that’s located in the property had an interesting concept. Always of the highest quality, the menu is developed and changed on a monthly basis as the restaurant has a new guest chef – chosen from the world’s elite – every month. The bars also serve stunning food.

Hangar 7 also features art exhibitions which also are free to enjoy when you visit.

*Note that the racing cars and aircraft displays at the Hangar Museum can change as they are working machines that are often used off-site for demonstrations, shows and exhibitions.


Hangar 7

Wilhelm-Spazier-Straße 7a,
5020 Salzburg,


JJ is originally from the UK and has lived in South Florida since 1994. She is the founder and editor of JAQUO Magazine. You can connect with her using the social media icons below.
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