Trip Planner:   Europe  /  Germany  /  Bavaria  /  Upper Bavaria  /  Munich  /  Childrens Museums  /  Deutsches Museum

Deutsches Museum, Munich

(5,500+ reviews on the web)
Science Museum
Deutsches Museum, the world's largest museum of science and technology, welcomes about 1.5 million visitors each year. You can explore nearly 28,000 objects in 50 science and technology fields. Founded in 1903 on the initiative of engineer Oskar von Miller, the museum's main site is on Museum Island in the Isar river. (Two other spots in the city host additional exhibit spaces.) Explore the museum's interactive exhibits dedicated to natural sciences, telecommunications, tunnel construction, technical toys, astronautics, bridge building, marine navigation, aerospace, and much more. Photography is permitted, so don't forget your camera. Our Munich itinerary maker makes visiting Deutsches Museum and other Munich attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
Create a full Munich itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Munich

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Munich by other users

13 days in Germany & Norway BY A USER FROM INDIA August, relaxing, popular PREFERENCES: August, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Prague, Munich & Stuttgart BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM OMAN March, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Vienna, Prague & Munich BY A USER FROM HUNGARY September, culture, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: September, culture, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Germany BY A USER FROM ITALY July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 13 days in Europe BY A USER FROM INDIA September, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: September, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 18 days in France, Munich & Luxembourg BY A USER FROM GREECE July, kids, popular PREFERENCES: July, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 29 days in Germany & Budapest BY A USER FROM INDIA June, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 23 days in Sweden, Norway & Germany BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Munich, Dresden & Berlin BY A USER FROM HONG KONG July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 31 days in Europe BY A USER FROM INDIA September, teens, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: September, teens, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • According to the map make together a program for himself and the day. Experimental ability makes it interesting also for young people. Interesting and very well understand pharmaceutical exhibition.
    View original
  • My first time at the Museum of science and technology in Munich I was 7 years old and I was fascinated. Because it's not just a museum where you look at things that are exposed, but apply personally, with the principles of physical buttons for example, then the cars, planes, mines played so well that you forget to be in a museum. Not to mention the Hall of model railway and the presentation, at set times, high tension where lightning and reproduce the effect with the faraday cage. A museum suitable for children, aged 7 years for sure but if particularly "scientific" as well, and although the museum itself is very large, has so many attractions that will complain a little. Recommend it to everyone!
    View original
  • We were 2 adults and 3 children there. A beautiful Museum a must if you are in Munich.
    View original
Google
  • Biggest museum of science and technology in the world. Huge variety of topics covered with many interactive exhibits. The reproduction of the mining tunnels in the underground is awesome! Both children and grownups can enjoy spending a couple of hours in this engineering heaven... Definitely worth the price of the ticket!
  • I was completely blown away at how awesome and big this museum is! You'll certainly want to allocate plenty of time to see it all in one day (about 4+ hours to thoroughly see everything). It has exhibits on every scientific and manufacturing field you can think of! Everything from ironwork, to glass, energy, and mining! The coolest part is going to the lower level and walking through the mine facsimiles to see how mining has evolved with the advancement of technology! This is definitely a place to stop when in Munich!
  • If you're interested in physics, technology, engineering, etc, then plan for over 3-4 hours. Great museum with a wide range of content. Most of the exhibits have English translations, but some of the newer ones don't. There are also interactive exhibits for kids and adults. Be sure to catch the electric power show. Times are on the wall, but try to stand against the back wall near the "houses"
  • Very good meusem of natural sciences. It is the biggest museum of natural sciences on the world. You should spend the whole day to visit all exhibitions. I think even one day is not enough. There is very interesting museum shop. It is better to buy tickets online
  • Unfortunately it was a great deception. Every exhibition we wanted to see does not exist any more (physics light and the pendulum rotating over the day), the physics experiments were poorly calibrated so the conclusions were not precise and crispy as expected. Many experiments are broken and the instructions on what is happening were also misleading or completely missing. A shame, I knew it much better from the past.