Deutsches Museum: Science and technology at your fingertips
Deutsches Museum Munich: opening hours, admission fees and exhibitions
The Deutsches Museum (German Museum) is one of the largest natural science museums in the world. Here, original exhibits and models illustrate how technology and the laws of nature work.
The Deutsches Museum at a glance:
- How to get there: From Marienplatz, it is just a 15 minutes walk to the Deutsches Museum or you can take the bus 132 (going to Forstenrieder Park) and stop at "Boschbrücke".
- Category: Science and technology
- Exhibitions: There are about 20 different museum areas with a wide thematic range: from agricultural and food technology to astronomy, chemistry, photography & film, aerospace, oceanography and physics to shipping, telecommunications and timekeeping.
- Special features: Guided tours, shows, workshops and a dedicated children's area.
- Recommended length of stay: day visit
- Note: The museum is undergoing renovations until 2028, so not all areas are always accessible. A visit is still worthwhile - there is always something to discover.
Exhibition highlights at the Deutsches Museum: You have to see this
Given the many different museum areas and themes, everyone will find something exciting at the Deutsches Museum. However, there are a few highlights that should definitely not be missed during a visit:
- Chemistry accompanies us everywhere. Interactive theme islands and an experimental area with a visitor laboratory help you to understand the connections. And there is a separate children's track!
- Electronics have fundamentally changed our lives. Today, electronic components can be found in almost every device from all areas of life, from capacitors to pacemakers, from smartphones to power plants.
- Musical instruments make our world sound better. And they are full of stories about the people who build, play and listen to them. You can become active yourself in demonstrations and explore how an organ works or the principle of electronic sound generation.
- In the exhibition Agriculture and Nutrition you will not only find out where our daily bread comes from: from the tractor model to the food shelf, the complex relationships of food production are clearly explained.
Accessibility and offers for people with disabilities
Around 80% of the exhibitions are accessible via ramps and elevators. Wheelchairs can be borrowed in the entrance hall.
Parking spaces for the disabled, are available at the entrance to the Museum Island on Boschbrücke, next to the taxi stand.
WC (toilet) facilities suitable for wheelchairs are located on the ground floor to the left of the entrance area.
Special tours are also offered: tactile tours, tours in sign language, special inclusion tours, tours for people with dementia.
Admission prices for the Deutsches Museum
- Adults: 15 Euro (up to five years and members free);
- Children and youths (6-17 years), pupils, trainees and students: 8 Euro;
- Children up to 5 years and members: free
- Seniors and severely disabled persons: 8 Euro
- Family ticket: 31 Euro (up to two adults with children up to 17 years belonging to the family)
- Adults in groups of 20 or more: 12 Euro per person
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