Dresden Transport Museum
In the Johanneum, one of the oldest buildings in Dresden's Neumarkt - the same square as the city's famous cathedral - is the Transport Museum, or Verkehrsmuseum. This excellent museum contains numerous historic vehicles including aircraft, steam engines, cars, and motorbikes, as well as many artifacts related to the country's railroads, urban transport, and shipping. The museum also boasts numerous scale models reflecting the history of transportation through the ages. Nearby is the Peace Fountain, as well as the Bundeswehr Military History Museum, the museum of the German armed forces.