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German Museum of Technology, Berlin

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Discover the dynamic world of technology at German Museum of Technology. The museum features several exhibits dedicated to technological advancement in areas like industry, aviation, and shipping. For instance, you can learn more about railroad history by visiting the museum's collection of 40 original rail vehicles. Or you can delve into the world of maritime technology at the Lifeworld Ship exhibit. Work out when and for how long to visit German Museum of Technology and other Berlin attractions using our handy Berlin vacation planner.
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  • Excellent museum, full of knowledge from various areas of technology and science. A word of caution: It takes 5 to 6h to see everything. If you only have 3h, select the areas that you wish to see the ...  more »
  • Railway engines through the ages. Aero-planes and doodlebugs. Jewelry making. Old brewery. Old boats and and and.... Fantastic complex for an hour or 5 :-)  more »
  • We spent close to half a day in this museum and it's an amazing place for the kids. It's shows how computers and telecom have evolved over the years. There are similar floors dedicated to photography ...  more »
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  • This is probably the best museum I have ever been to after seeing many museums around the world. The museum is much bigger than expected and has several hands on features good for adults and children. With admission at only 8€, you will be able to spend more than a full day inside exploring and learning how things work. The best part for my visit was the printing press. The live demonstration was excellent first hand. The guide was clearly knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the demo which made it great. He was able to answer all my questions. The demo was really cool to make the museum really come to life!
  • This museum has an amazing collection! We focused on the cars, planes, ships and trains! I've been to a similar museum in London and this is far more impressive. There is so much to do here. We paid €17 for 2 adults + 3 children family ticket and it was well worth it. The science centre, brewery, museum park and other exhibits like jewelry, textile and sugar are all included. Decent food being served at the museum cafe. You can easily spend a day here.
  • So big that you can get lost. Because of the location and of the dimension, never busy. Which is a plus when you want to enjoy an afternoon at the museum. Plenty of trains, boats and airplanes in the new area. Lovely park outside, where you can find even a wind mill! I have been a couple if times, but still haven't visited it all (photography, textiles etc...). Will return ;)
  • good presentations on sugars, industrial knitting, naval and aerial devices, etc including u boot submarine, aircraft engines. Large. Count several hours if interested. Worth a visit if such topics over German industry interest you.
  • It is amazing the collection about the history of ships and aircrafts. The museum is pretty big, so you are going to spend at least have of the day there. The museum park is great for picnics and if you have children.

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