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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 Sugar-Museum

What to see online: Exhibitions

The Sugar Museum in Berlin-Wedding told the story of sugar – where it comes from, how it is made. Quite simply: nearly everything about sugar.

On our website you may continue to inform yourself about the history of the house and of sugar – a commonplace substance with an extraordinary history.

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Exhibit of the Month: Empty moulted shell of a lobster, 2013

Photo: The head of the lobsters molt shell: It mainly consists of chitin.

Why is an object from the animal world found in the collection of the Deutsches Technikmuseum? Take a look and be surprised!

Glass cabinet
in the entrance hall

History: History of the Sugar Museum

In 1867, the first sugar institute in the world was founded in Berlin under Carl Scheibler.

The Sugar Museum was opened on the 8th of May 1904. The initiator of the museum was Edmund Oskar von Lippmann, the doyen of the history of sciences and sugar.