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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: Remote control unit for traffic lights, 1959

Photo: The panel has many buttons on its tilted face and a telephone with a rotary dial on the housing. The traffic lights can be dialled with the telephone. The buttons could then be used to change, for instance, the green phase at the traffic light. © SDTB / Foto: C. Kirchner

"Green wave" in 1959: This control panel from Siemens could remotely control up to 999 traffic lights ...

Glass cabinet
in the entrance hall

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Special exhibition: The Internet as a place

Photo: A router is neatly arranged on a piece of wooden furniture beside a decorative jug and a pot plant. © Heinrich Holtgreve / OSTKREUZ

What actually is the Internet? Can you visit it and is it nice there? Photographer Heinrich Holtgreve has been looking for a place named Internet ...
25 October 2017 to 18 February 2018

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.