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The Websites of the donation Stiftung Deutsches Technikmuseum Berlin at a glance:

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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: Hand-held fire extinguisher "Spitztüte", 1926

Advertising poster from the founding years of the Minimax company © SDTB/Historisches Archiv. The graphic shows a stylized, athletic looking angel fighting a burning fire with a fire extinguisher shaped like a pointed cone.

"A fire will soon be weak as a mouse, if Minimax is in the house"!

Go and see for yourself!

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.