Deutsches Museum, Munich

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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. Deutsches Museum is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Munich Edition.
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  • This museum is giant! It has everything in there going through various subjects: engines, electric power, coal, ships, airplanes and so on. If you are visiting all the space, you will spend at least 3 hours.
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  • Last visit 20 years ago has repeated... very in the years... for us "boring" things are still there, for us interesting things unfortunately not more (had we but first inform us can). Very theoretically... Liked our nine years and that's the main thing!
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  • Please make sure to purchase your tickets ahead of time online! Unfortunately we made the mistake of not doing so. We waited 30 minutes in line, in the rain and the weather was about 42 degrees. Final...  more »
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  • This museum has some amazing exhibits, especially their industrial machines. Unfortunately, they don't really provide any background information about them or even say what they are useful for. They also don't have air conditioning, which makes it especially sweaty on upper floors in the summer. The gift shop is second-to-none, with an incredible selection of intriguing items, although I don't know that any were particular to this museum's exhibits. The cafeteria is nice, but you will have to put up with smokers if you want to sit outside, even if you sit in the non-smoking section; they will smoke anyway.
  • One of the best museums I have visited! Even if you are not a science enthusiast, you can definitely have something to see. Topics range here from electronics and computers, to minerals and mining, from astronomy to mechanics, chemistry, from energy science to biology. Prepare yourself with at least 3-4 hours. The good part is, that you have a restaurant where you can take a break.
  • Covering every major science with focus on engineering and technology. Some might find it too detailed, I felt it was just right on par with London Science Museum. There's plenty to spend a day in and prices are reasonable. Food in restaurant is good and drinks (beer, coffee) priced OK. Getting there is easy, parking not so. As always - if you can use public transport. If not there is paid parking spaces along the river and weekends are free. There are also a few public car parks nearby, some may be used for markets on Saturday.
  • Honestly the biggest Museum I've ever seen by a large margin. It's basically covers every type of historical information in the last 2-300 from physics over to astrology to wood working. I was impressed by the amount of detailed input but it honestly just way too much for a person to digest. It will take 3-4h just to look at everything without going too much into detail. Nonetheless the prices are pretty low for the amount of content you can view. 5/5
  • Huge museum covering an immense amount of technical solutions and inventions covering everything from mining to astronomy. The museum is divided into eight floors and simply walking through a single floor easily takes an hour - without going into any kind of details. Truly exploring the museum would take at least a week! Only fly in the ointment is that a lot of items are only described in German. Entrance costs 12€ (4€ for kids and students).
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