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From clearing out and renovating the building to the plans, concepts, and building up the new exhibitions, here's the behind-the-scenes look at the project of the century.


Since October 2015, the exhibitions on Museum Island have been updated and redesigned. The exhibition building is also being brought up to the latest technical standards. This is being done in two phases so that the museum remains open. Exciting exhibitions - from mines to marine navigation - continue to await your visit on 20,000 square meters. As soon as the first part is finished the first new exhibitions will reopen and the construction site will "move" to the other side of the building. In 2028, on the occasion of the 125th anniversary of the founding of the Deutsches Museum, the building is to shine completely in new splendor.


Die hölzernen Hände des Flötenspielers.
Der große Musiksaal ist leer, auch die Orgeln sind abgebaut.

The Modernisation

Impressions from the Museum Island