Deutsches Museum, Munich
The Deutsches Museum in Munich is one of the greatest scientific and technical museums in the world, and an absolute 'must see' in Munich.
The Deutsches Museum in Munich is one of the greatest scientific and technical museums in the world, and an absolute 'must see' in Munich. Located on Museuminsel, a small island on the Isar river in downtown Munich, the museum has over 28,000 exhibits from 50 areas of science and technology, such as aviation, ceramics, geodesy, hydraulics, metallurgy, instruments, textiles, and machinery.
Highlights include first Siemens dynamo Junkers F13, the bench that saw the first splitting of an atom in 1938 from the laboratory of Hahn and Strassman, the 19thcentury fishing vessel Maria and the 20thcentury steam tug Renzo, the 1886 Benz which was the first ever automobile, demonstration foundry where visitors can witness a metal casting operation, underground recreation of a mine, flight simulator demonstrations of the two-engine DA 42 NG aeroplane, and the thrilling high voltage demonstrations which include alternating voltages up to 300,000 V and currents of up to 1000 Amperes, as well as a Faraday Cage.
Entrance for adults is €11.00, with free admission for children under 6 and museum members. Family tickets for 2 adults with own children (<15 years) is €23.00. There are discounts for groups and combination tickets.