Deutsches Museum

Munich, Germany

The Deutsches Museum is the world's largest museum of science and technology, with approximately 1.5 million visitors per year and about 28,000 exhibited objects from 50 fields of science and technology.

The museum was founded on June 28, 1903, at a meeting of the Association of German Engineers as an initiative of Oskar von Miller. The main site of the Deutsches Museum is a small island in the Isar river, which had been used for rafting wood since the Middle Ages. The island did not have any buildings before 1772 because it was regularly flooded prior to the building of the Sylvensteinspeicher. In 1944, near the end of the war, the building was hit by numerous air strikes. More than 80% of the structure was destroyed.

This amazing attraction is the largest technological museum of its kind in the world and is renowned for its incredible historic artifacts, which mark important steps in the field of science and technology. Exhibits at the Deutsches Museum are many and varied and cover topics such as aerospace, astronomy, agriculture, computers, chemistry, electricity, marine navigation, mining, music, railways, and telecommunication.



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Zenneckbrücke, Munich, Germany
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Founded: 1903
Category: Museums in Germany
Historical period: German Empire (Germany)


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User Reviews

Leo Horn (12 months ago)
It was our first stop in our Munich trip and we liked it immensely. Although the entrance fee was a bit high at first, our minds changed as soon as we entered, it deserves the fee. Also, even though we stayed for about 5 hours, we had to travel twice as fast because you want to take a picture of almost everything :) We recommend everyone to come, regardless of mourning. Finally, as there are areas for children, families can also travel with peace of mind.
Niels Reed (12 months ago)
Definitely a museum that deserves 5 stars. It explains very well what civilization is. There are many places to visit in different branches. It's a great place for kids too. There are very nice activities and applications that they can try and do. 14 euros per person. There is a family discount. I would recommend it to everyone.
Andrei Oprescu (13 months ago)
The amount of detail that is put into this place is amazing. You can find out anything about technology, from microchips, cameras/photography, to modern stuff like robotics and space shuttles. I would suggest arming yourself with a bag of popcorn, a big cola, 6 hours of free time and a lot of patience to have a great experience.
William Brenner (17 months ago)
A very cool museum dedicated to advancements in technology throughout somewhat recent history. 4-5 starts because even after three hours there was probably more than half the museum to see, but it wasn't interesting enough at that point to keep me there. I particularly liked the aviation, power, and astronautic exhibits.
Alan Czajkowski (17 months ago)
Amazing museum full of very interesting exhibits for all interests and all ages. The interactive room at the end of the tour let's you build your own going away gift, we got to solder our own circuit board in the shape and design of the museum logo, the owl ?, which was such an amazing experience to put together your own circuit board with a soldering gun, and it actually works and lights up! Highly recommended for everybody.
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