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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: Advertising column displaying the medication Contergan, 1958

Graphic - detail of the ad poster: A man in supine position fills a handful of white pills in a funnel, its spout he had pushed directly in his mouth. Text: "To carry a victory over narcotic abuse, take 1 or 2 tablets Contergan-forte".

From todays’ perspective, the glib text on this column advertising Contergan seems more than just starry-eyed.

Glass cabinet
in the entrance hall

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New exhibition: Oceans - An Expedition in Unexplored Depths

Photo: A 1 mm long deep-water decapod (Segestes larva) floats at a depth of 3000 metres and keeps its balance by means of threadlike antenna. Mature Sergestidae prawns are able to generate weak bioluminescence (self-produced light). South Atlantic © Solvin Zankl

Let's accompany thrilling scientific expeditions to the enormous blue cosmos: Fascinating photographs from "other continents" and their inhabitants.
20 January to 2 July
Section "Shipping", New Building: 2nd floor

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.