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Due to an event, Locomotive Shed II will be closed on 1 December and 16 December.

We want to help: Admission to the Deutsches Technikmuseum and Science Center Spectrum is free for refugees from the Ukraine. Visitor Information (Ukrainian)

Ми хочемо допомогти: Відтепер біженці з України користуються правом безкоштовного відвідування Deutsches Technikmuseum та Science Center Spectrum. Більше інформації про візит

Train to the Future

New: VBB exhibition “Train to the Future” on display from 12 May 2022 to 31 May 2023

FAQ

Frequently asked questions about visiting the museum

Welcome!

The Deutsches Technikmuseum (German Museum of Technology) is a museum for explorers! Come for an entertaining educational journey through the history of technology: Visit our fascinating exhibitions on aviation, shipping, railways, the automobile, film technology, computer history, the role of the chemical and pharmaceutical industries in our lives, and much more. Review the multi-facetted spectrum of technology – from ancient times to cutting-edge – and explore the many ways it has shaped our history and culture. Daily demonstrations, hands-on activities and guided tours make the Deutsches Technikmuseum a place of interactive learning and experience. Our extensive museum park is an oasis of green at the heart of the city.

Located right next to the museum our Science Center Spectrum offers more than 150 hand-on-experiments inviting our visitors to probe fundamental phenomena in the realms of science and technology.

Visitors' information at a glance

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Our treasures

Historical Archive

The Archive collects and preserves valuable archival sources of great historical significance, such as official documents, photographs, institutional records, and company archives.

Library

The Library contains about 500,000 volumes concerning various aspects of the history of technology. Its holdings can be searched online.