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Due to the new corona regulations of the state of Bremen, our museum will be closed from Monday, November 2, until further notice. In the meantime, we invite you to make greater use of the digital services of our museum.
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.
NEW: Students of nautical science, researchers and fans of the maritime world will be pleased, because the online ship dictionary can be used free of charge from now on. With just one click, technical terms from the fields of marine engineering and shipping can be quickly translated from German into English and vice versa.
Eight museums - one joint project: In the coming years, the Leibniz research museums will investigate all facets of movement. The action plan brings science to life.
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.
The DSM's research work on the whereabouts of Nazi looted property will be extended to Hamburg and financially supported by the German Center for Cultural Heritage Losses.
History comes alive: The 105-year-old tide calculator has been restored. Since May 2019, restorer Tim Lücke has cleaned thousands of gears, ball bearings and tidal gears using the new dry ice blasting method.
From today is ship Wednesday: The ships of the Junge Werft shipyard can be viewed as digitized half models. A new model goes online in the middle of each week.
Only until next Sunday: Many small and large guests have visited KOGGE meets PLAYMOBIL.
The LIFTE research project starts on Tuesday, October 20, with a virtual kick-off that interested parties can follow on the Internet.
The dissertation of Dr. Katharina Bothe, Research Fellow at the DSM, has been published under the title "Working Cultures in Change".