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The Websites of the donation Stiftung Deutsches Technikmuseum Berlin at a glance:


The donation contains six locations:

Welcome to the website of the German Museum of Technology Berlin

What to see: Permanent exhibitions

The museum presents a broad spectrum of old and new technology. Come and discover the cultural history of technology by yourself!

Events: Education

Education for all is our motto – wherever you come from and however much (or little) you already know about science and technology.
And of course we offer a special welcome to the many families, groups and school classes who visit our museum.

Exhibit of the Month: Profile cylinder lock and locking system model from Zeiss Ikon

Photo: In the background a wooden block model of a central locking system with six cylinder locks and the corresponding keys (left and right). In the foreground is a blue presentation case with a 1960s Zeiss Ikon cylinder lock.

This locking system - still today used by nearly each household - is based on a more than 4000 years old principle.

Glass cabinet
in the entrance hall

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Photo exhibition: Man at work

Black and white photo: A worker at the control wheel of a paper mill, Balachna, 1929 © M. Zhotikova-Schaichet/photo: A. Schaichet

Impressive photographs by Arkadiy Schaikhet and Boris Ignatovich from the early times of the Soviet Union in the 1920s and -30s.

23 March to 26 June 2016
Photo exhibition gallery

Museum Park: Between nature and technology

Photo of the wooden wind mill in the museum park

The large museum park – containing two windmills, a water mill, a smithy and a brewery – is home to a great variety of trees and plant life. Visitors can enjoy exciting exhibitions and relax outside amongst the greenery.