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Deutsches Museum Bonn

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Address: im Wissenschaftszentrum | Ahrstrasse 45, 53175 Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: +49 0228 302 255
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Excellent Science and Technology Musem

Very clean and sleek. I especially liked the science and engineering presentations. High quality and informative. Be prepared for at least 2 hours to see everything. Like other... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Ron D
Augusta, Maine
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Augusta, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very clean and sleek. I especially liked the science and engineering presentations. High quality and informative. Be prepared for at least 2 hours to see everything. Like other areas in Germany folks with access issues may want to pass on this due to stairs and lots of walking, but overall very nice museum to pass a rainy day away and... More 

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum (opened in 1995) is rather small and has not got any impressive exhibits that you would expect in the "German Museum". I think you should go to the "Deutsches Museum" in Munich or the Science Museum in London if you are interested in science and technology. Recently they have been discussing to close the museum, because the city... More 

1 Thank Johnny19039
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Modern, high tech, bright, well designed. But hard for non-tech visitors. Labels are in German and English but very technical, not easy to understand. Pride of German tech. Not oriented to average visitors.

Thank Dimitri D
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

We visited the Deutsches Museum in Munich, so in terms of size there is a vast difference. We enjoyed this one, but were done in about 2 hours. I think if you had children, they would enjoy through Munich museum much more. The vast majority of exhibits in this museum can only be appreciated by reading panels (in German or... More 

1 Thank jeanjane112
Silver Spring, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This is a spectacular museum. Maybe not as high tech and big as the Smithsonian Museum of Air and Space, but still has some interesting exhibits and concepts. Quite a bit of exposition on German scientists who worked with NASA on the space program. Worth visiting particularly if you are en-route to Freizeitpark.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

You will get a free pass with your registration in Bonn. It is very good museum who have interest in science. I highly recomend kids to have a visit in this museum

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Clearwater, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Well worth your time while visiting other Bonn located museums in that same neighborhood. Scientifically presented in a way that shows great German ingenuity and skill in presentation. Make a stop, here, too....

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Toronto, Canada
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I visited this museum with my grandmother. It was the most expensive museum I visited in Bonn but I wasn't boring. It's an interactive science museum. It was the last museum I visited in Bonn because I was the farthest one in the city that I visited. Bonn is a small city but the museums are spread out so you... More 

1 Thank Michael S
Duren, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

As a woman in a STEM field I would like to share my enthusiasm for science with my two daughters. There were almost no female role models available in this museum. No women inventors or discoverers were mentioned. The scientist cartoons depicted scientists as male without exception. Even the inspirational quotes all came from men. As a programmer, I work... More 

2 Thank Myrle K
Cologne, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We spent a pleasant Sunday afternoon walking round the museum and enjoying it very much. There are plenty of areas of information and some hands on parts too. The museum is nicely laid out, easy to get around and was not very busy when we visited. As it is located with other Museums in Bonn along the same street, there... More 

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