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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: Trouser Presser from the Company Horolac, 1930 - 35

Photo: There are two back-to-back highly polished rectangular plates that can be separated by squeezing two wooden blocks that are attached to clamps on the plates. This construct is attached to a wooden handle that has an electric cord coming out of it. © SDTB/ Photo: C. Kirchner

This device promised to make a razor-sharp crease in just one minute - even while the pants were being worn.

Glass cabinet
in the entrance hall

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Photo exhibition: 100 years of Zündapp: Industrial photos by Albert Renger-Patzsch

Black and white photo: Fully assembled motorcycles stand in rank and file at the end of the factory hall. A chain belt with transport baskets is shown in the background, bringing parts to the individual assembly points.

New Objectivity in the photography of the 1930s: motorcycles arranged in exact rows reveal ornamental qualities.

19 April to 9 July 2017

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.