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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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Photo exhibition: From department store to Tacheles

bw photo: View from the entrance Friedrichstraße in the direction of the dome, 1908. The passage was roofed with a flat glass ceiling. © SDTB / photo F. Kullrich

A shrine to consumerism, prestigious company address and contested art house: the Friedrichstraßen-Passage in Berlin.
Photo technology gallery
12 October to 4 April

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.