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Address: Museumsinsel 1, 80538 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number:
+49 89 2179333
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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One of the world's largest science museums, visitors can to this famous...

One of the world's largest science museums, visitors can to this famous institution can easily get lost among the endless floors of interesting exhibits, including a fascinating exhibit on mining.

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you can't argue with the expanse of this museum, but a lot of their installations are in dire need of an upgrade

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Charlottesville VA USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The main museum is easily reached by transit, and is worth a couple of hours. Be aware of that it is extremely nationalistic in its presentation of technology. And while there is much stuff to be learned and appreciated, our sense was that it wasn't a particularly balanced presentation of the evolution of technology and industry of which Germany really... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

you can't argue with the expanse of this museum, but a lot of their installations are in dire need of an upgrade

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Bothwell, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is an excellent science museum with lots of live demonstrations. The only negative factor for me is that most of the demos are only in German.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spend the day at this wonderful museum! Many different themes will offer something to enjoy for everyone, young and old. From a walk through mining history to modern genetic and nano technology, this museum offers the opportunity to look, reed, do and explore for yourself. Make sure you check the timetables of the various demonstrations throughout the museum and check... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a fantastic place but no way can you see everything in one visit. Maybe 4 or 5 visits.....So many different areas to see....you are torn for choice.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My partner and I came to this museum on a rainy day in Munich and found it very dull. We were expecting something more 'hands on' and exciting however we are not very into engineering or machines. In hindsight we should have researched this more. We did enjoy the mining exhibit although would have appreciated some english guide or text... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Deutsches Museum is one of the most sophisticated and biggest museums I've ever seen. It even houses a real-sized old yacht inside. If you decide to visit it, you need to know that one day is not enough to see all the attractions. You'll need at least two to just walk once through the whole building. You got to... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The museum is undergoing renovations to large sections. I feel they should inform people on their web site. We went there specifically for the engine section and they were closed

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I spent 7 hours here - it's very big. And you cannot look into the detail, if you want to see the whole thing - especially since some of the exhibitions aren't that interesting. But some are really interesting though, which makes this museum worth a visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A very interesting museum with a lot of different exhibits to look at. My husband really enjoyed it, as he is a engineer and loves anything to do about technology.

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