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Our exhibitions offer insights into research, driving and life on board the famous icebreaker POLARSTERN. "360° POLARSTERN - A virtual research expedition". Extended until 14 October 2020.
World and sea in change - this is the theme of our new exhibition SEA CHANGES, which you can view together with the POLARSTERN exhibition in our new building.
Foto: Bernd Ohlthaver
A ship with an eventful history
Wooden freighter, training ship, hotel ship and restaurant: the SEUTE DEERN has had many functions in her 100-year history. Learn more about her history and her fateful anniversary year.
The special exhibition "Cog meets PLAYMOBIL - The story of a ship retells" will be accompanied by a virtual extension of the exhibition from 26 June 2020 in the form of digital panoramas from a micro perspective of the toy figures with interactive elements and several search games.
People with dementia or other cognitive impairments should be able to visit the museum more easily. The German Maritime Museum makes itself available as a Living Lab for this purpose.
The project "Seeing the Other?" discusses, among other things, the medium of photography and photographic "memory pictures".
In the framework of provenance research, the German Maritime Museum discovered that the single-cylinder four-stroke engine was unlawfully confiscated from the former company owners during the Nazi era.