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

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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: Railway detonators from the German Railway, 20th century

Photo: A detonator is situated on a piece of rail. The round disc is about as wide as the top surface of the rail and one centimetre high. Beside transport containers in the warning colours of red and yellow, with the symbol for explosives.

Highly explosive and loud - and perhaps lifesaving: Detonators as acoustic warning when visibility is poor.

Glass cabinet
in the entrance hall

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New: Public tours: Getting to know the museum

Photo: Two adults and two children are standing in front of a white painted wooden wall and are peering through some peep-holes. Overhead a sign posts roundflights from the historical airport Berlin-Johannisthal.

This overview serves to introduce you to the highlights among diverse exhibitions. Discover magnificent locomotives, flying machines and ships. 

Every first Sunday afternoon of a month.

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.