Deutsches Museum Munich: opening hours, admission fees and exhibitions
Deutsches Museum: Science and technology at your fingertips
The Deutsches Museum (German Museum) is one of the largest natural science museums in the world. Here, originals 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 (Forstenrieder Park) to the stop "Boschbrücke".
- Category: Science and technology
- Exhibitions: There are about 30 different museum areas with a huge 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:
- The almost one-kilometer-long Stollenwelt, a dark mining complex that leads deep under the museum, is particularly popular.
- In the aviation section, you can fly high among hot air balloons, airships and motorized planes.
- The 42-meter-long U1 submarine of the Imperial Navy from 1906 is claustrophobically cramped.
- Several times a day, museum employees in the Power Engineering department demonstrate what happens when a million volts simulate a lightning strike. It's a blast!
- Captivating views of the universe and the world of astronomy await in the planetarium and observatory.
- Below the planetarium, there are two viewing terraces that are open to visitors and offer great views of the Gasteig and Mariahilfkirche churches and the old town.
Admission prices for the Deutsches Museum
- Adults: 14 Euro (up to five years and members free);
- Children and youths (6-17 years), pupils, trainees and students: 4.50 Euro;
- Children up to 5 years and members: free
- Seniors and severely disabled persons: 8 Euro
- Family ticket: 29 Euro (up to two adults with children up to 17 years belonging to the family)
- Adults in groups of 20 or more: 8 Euro per person