Deutsches Museum

Museumsinsel 1, Munich


Deutsches Museum is one the inseparable parts of Munich and one of the largest museums of science and technology. The museum is located on the island in the Isar River. It was founded in 1903. Museum hosts approximately 1.5 million visitors per year. The exhibits and the topics are of a great variety: about 280, 000 exhibits and 50 fields (aerospace, astronomy, agriculture, computers, chemistry, electricity, music, railways, and telecommunication). Visiting the museum is a way to see and gain useful and interesting information. It’s a place which interests different aged people. Deutsches Museum is open every day from 9 am to 5 pm. Sometimes the museum closes its doors for a day or two, but the free days don’t have any exact schedule: that’s why it is extremely necessary to check the museum timeline before visiting it. The Deutsches Museum suggests not only German but also English speaking guides available to answer all the questions of the visitors. But not all the parts of the museum have both English and German speaking guides. Different parts suggest different services: Besides visiting the museum and strolling through the large territory of the museum visitors also have an opportunity to become a part of the interesting events and lectures organized for visitors of different age. If you want to open the deep and magical world of science, don’t miss the chance to visit it.

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Open Hours:

  • Mon

    09:00 - 17:00

  • Tue

    09:00 - 17:00

  • Wed

    09:00 - 17:00

  • Thu

    09:00 - 17:00

  • Fri

    09:00 - 17:00

  • Sat

    09:00 - 17:00

  • Sun

    09:00 - 17:00

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  • Navratil Flaviu-Cristian

    - 29 August 2018 -

    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.

  • Tim Trzepacz

    - 21 August 2018 -

    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.

  • me

    - 15 August 2018 -

    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

  • Jesper Møller Andersen

    - 05 August 2018 -

    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).

  • Taavi Sepp

    - 01 August 2018 -

    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.

  • Quincy Harley Jr

    - 13 July 2018 -

    Wonderful rainy day venture in the city. You can skip the tourist filled lines by buying your tickets online. Museum is LOADED with science stuffs to view. Great eye candy. Very informative. I only wish more of the exhibits were hands-on.

  • Eden Hale

    - 10 July 2018 -

    Great museum with lots of information. Was in a rush, so I only saw about half of the museum. Definitely a day trip of deciding to go. The language barrier was not a problem as almost all of the exhibits were in German and English. I also saw people wearing headsets that I believe spoke other languages. Should definitely spend time here, and I highly recommend you buy online as the line can be long.

  • Arabella Withers

    - 10 July 2018 -

    A good day out especially for family’s. The museum is very interactive so keeps children interested while also teaching them cool information. Would definitely recommend as it is good value for money. We paid €4 each as student prices. Also there are great views of the city from the observation balconies.

  • Thomas Mosychuk

    - 06 July 2018 -

    Great museum experience for the family! We had a great time looking at and interacting with all of the exhibits. The museum is extremely child friendly and easy access for strollers with check-in also available when you walk in. I would suggest you purchase your tickets online if you can, otherwise expect at least a 30 minute wait in line. Other than the wait for ticket purchase, the museum is a must if your visiting Munich!

  • Ranjith Pg

    - 13 April 2018 -

    The technology sections, such as mobility (aircraft, planes, etc.) is especially beautiful with many live-scale models of vessels, planes, and so on. The physics 'hands on' section is also one of the best I've visited, and includes several live demonstration by the museum staff. Rarely visited such a good museum! Something for EVERYONE, no matter what you like. from the technology side, really great! Different things on the spot and an incredible amount to try for yourself. Unfortunately, the chemistry is missing. The best idea in the heavy current range! student prices and digital guides in multiply languages are available The only drawback is that most explanation panels are in German only. Even so, the museum is very enjoyable.

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