The German Museum in Munich, Germany
- Country: Germany
- City: Munich
- Address: Museumsinsel 1 80538
Deutsches Museumlocated in Munich – the largest technical Museum in the world. The Museum building is more than 25 thousand exhibits of various areas of science and technology. Among tourists, the German Museum is very popular, it is visited by nearly a million people each year.
Oskar von Miller, a German engineer, founder of the Museum. In 1906 the German Museum has functioned, and presented his first exhibition. And the official opening date – 1903. This Museum covers the entire territory of the island, which was called the Museum island. It operates a library and the Congress.
During world war II from the Deutsches Museum is not gone, but it was quickly restored, in about 3 years. His second birth of the German Museum was in 1948, and became much more. Now the Museum has a branch office in Bonn where it is possible to observe the development of German science in the postwar period.
The area of the Museum is about 55 thousand square meters. It presents all the achievements of mankind in science and technology. One day you will hardly get around all the halls of the German Museum is about 20 km (only one in the Hermitage).
The Museum has many pavilions: physics, chemistry, as well as the pavilion, which tells about the structure of the nuclear power plant. In the Museum you can see old steam locomotives, will go down in a submarine to look at a coal mine in real value.
One of the features of the Deutsches Museum is (by the way, is a lot like tourists) that all the exhibits you can touch, pull, sits in them. Visitors gain great pleasure from time spent, understand how to work a particular device.
By the way, the island on which the Museum is also a landmark. Before it was constantly flooded, but when the dam was built, the island began to appear different buildings, and in 1903 appeared the building of the German Museum.